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    How to surface women’s history - insights from expert organisations
    Title:
    Brödbakande kvinnor på bild tagen runt förra sekelskiftet.
    Creator:
    Anna Ollson
    Institution:
    Värmlands Museum
    Country:
    Sweden
    News Created: 1 March 2023

    How to surface women’s history - insights from expert organisations

    As 1 March marks the start of Women’s History Month, we ask expert organisations: what steps can cultural heritage institutions take to acknowledge, surface and highlight women’s history in their own collections? 

    Uncovering inVISIBLEwomen
    Title:
    Statue of Mary Seacole
    Institution:
    Europeana Foundation
    Country:
    Netherlands
    News Created: 18 May 2022 Terri Bell-Halliwell Georgia Evans

    Uncovering inVISIBLEwomen

    Following our news posts marking Women’s History Month in March, we continue to speak to different projects and cultural heritage institutions to explore how they are showcasing women’s history. Today, Terri Bell-Halliwell tells us about the inVISIBLEwomen.org.uk initiative and its campaign for gender equality in civic statues in the UK.

    Sharing women’s history through digital storytelling
    Title:
    Rosario Soler
    Creator:
    ALFONSO (Alfonso Sánchez García)
    Date:
    1905/01/01
    Institution:
    Digital Library Memory of Madrid
    Country:
    Spain
    News Created: 11 May 2022 Georgia Evans

    Sharing women’s history through digital storytelling

    This month, Europeana and the Heritage Lab are running the Digital Storytelling Festival, encouraging people to tell stories with digital cultural heritage. Today, we reflect on how digital storytelling can uncover new stories from women throughout history, looking back on Europeana’s activities for Women’s History Month.

    Exploring Serbian women’s voices from the pandemic through cultural heritage
    Title:
    Detail from erses from the Poem of Myself by Jelena Dimitrijević, Collection of Recent Literary Manuscripts and Archival Material
    Creator:
    Jelena Dimitrijević
    Institution:
    National Library of Serbia
    Country:
    Serbia
    News Created: 2 May 2022 Tamara Butigan Beba Stankovic

    Exploring Serbian women’s voices from the pandemic through cultural heritage

    Following our Pro news pieces marking Women’s History Month in March, we interview Beba Stankovic and Tamara Butigan from the National Library of Serbia about their ‘Being Woman in the Time of the Pandemic’ initiative.

    Marking Irish women's history with website Mná100
    Title:
    Mná100 Centenary Podcasts art work
    Creator:
    Sorcha McMahon, Courtesy of Helen McMahon
    Institution:
    © Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
    Country:
    Ireland
    News Created: 17 March 2022 Sinéad McCoole

    Marking Irish women's history with website Mná100

    As Europeana marks Women’s History month in March, we speak to different projects and cultural heritage institutions to find out more about how they are highlighting women's history. Today, we hear about Mná100, an online research platform which documents women in Irish history 100 years ago. 

    Heritage, history and contraception - behind the scenes of ‘The Pill’ exhibition
    Title:
    Contraceptive pill - pack showing days+ pill
    Creator:
    Kate Whitley
    Institution:
    Wellcome Collection
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    News Created: 8 March 2022 Małgorzata Szynkielewska Georgia Evans

    Heritage, history and contraception - behind the scenes of ‘The Pill’ exhibition

    On International Women’s Day 2022, Europeana has published ‘The Pill’, a fascinating exhibition exploring the history of the contraceptive pill and birth control. We hear about how the exhibition - curated and created by six students at KU Leuven in Belgium - has been brought to Europeana.

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