Every autumn, GIF IT UP brings together creatives, culture lovers and GIF enthusiasts to explore and remix openly licensed cultural heritage collections and create brand new animated artworks. With the winners recently announced, we take a look at the highlights of this year’s edition of GIF IT UP.
Europeana 2021 took place over three full and inspiring days earlier this month! We were delighted that over 1,750 of you signed up to attend the conference, joining cultural heritage professionals across the globe to listen to more than 60 speakers, attend over 50 sessions and share in varied social activities. Read on to relive the event and find out how you can access the sessions that took place.
The Europeana Foundation’s Business Plan 2021, ‘Towards a digital public space for cultural heritage’, highlights five themes that run through all aspects of our work. Here, Hannah Baker Hitzhusen, User Engagement Director at the Europeana Foundation, talks about participation.
Join us next week for an online Europeana conference on ‘Driving engagement – participatory approaches to digital cultural heritage’. The event accompanies Slovenia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and explores aspects of public engagement and participation with digital cultural heritage.
Since April 2021, the Europeana Sport project has held 13 events inviting the public across Europe to share their stories, memories and memorabilia relating to sport. We spoke with project partners to hear about their experience of engagement from the public and reflections on running in-person events during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This October, as part of Black History Month, Europeana shared stories, projects and collections to highlight Black history in Europe and beyond. Here, we recap the work that we did and tell you about future plans to celebrate Black history and cultural heritage.
The Europeana Foundation’s Business Plan 2021, ‘Towards a digital public space for cultural heritage’, highlights five themes that run through all aspects of our work. Shadi Ardalan and Patrick Ehlert talk about the Europeana Foundation’s environmental responsibility.
We are happy to announce the results of the 2021 Europeana Network Association (ENA) Members Council elections. Of the 73 candidates who came forward in this year’s elections, our Network Members chose 27 of them to fill the open seats in the Members Council. Read on to meet the Councillors!
As we continue our focus on stories, projects and collections which highlight Black history in Europe and beyond, we interview Jessica de Abreu, co-founder of The Black Archives Amsterdam, and production assistant Camille Parker. They tell us about the Archive’s work and approach to digitisation and reflect on the importance of making Black history visible.
In our final post about our image classification pilot, we explore the results of using a model which can classify a digitised cultural heritage object in multiple ways, and share our future plans for this work.
We are delighted to announce the winners of the fifth Europeana Research Grants Programme call. Three projects on crowdsourcing and research received a grant and two projects for video tutorials for Higher Education were awarded a special prize. Read on to find out more.
Kati Lőrincz, Europeana Education Ambassador for Hungary, shares her experience of encouraging conversations around diversity and inclusion with students and offers tips to foster more inclusive school environments by using digital cultural heritage content.
This October, as part of Black History Month, Europeana is sharing stories, projects and collections to highlight Black history in Europe and beyond. Today, Dr Tola Dabiri speaks to us about Museum X, plans for a Black British Museum in the UK and the importance of collaboration when telling the story of Black history.
The CLARIN Annual Conference is the main annual event for those working on the construction and operation of CLARIN across Europe, as well as for representatives of the communities of use in the humanities, and social sciences.
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