Topic: education

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The Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017 awards a Roma cultural heritage project

In 2017 the Europeana Research Grants Programme collected research proposals all over Europe connected to the theme of intercultural dialogue. Three projects has been chosen within more than 60 proposals and one of them is focused on the Roma identity … Continue reading


I call this piece “Pig’s heart, with metadata”. Photo by Museum of Veterinary Anatomy FMVZ USP/Wagner Souza e Silva, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Research on GLAM use of Wikimedia Commons to understand what to improve and why it matters

by Sandra Fauconnier, Community Liaison for Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation. In 2017-2019, together with the community of Wikimedia volunteers, a team at the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia Deutschland updates Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia’s media repository, to work with … Continue reading


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Europeana #edTech Challenge

The Europeana #edTech Challenge is a funding opportunity for entrepreneurs, developers, designers and educators who explore digital opportunities for education and training. Do you have an exciting project in the intersection of culture, education and technology? We’re offering €20,000 for the best … Continue reading


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Learning by the past: MEMOLA animation video

Memola project studies the formation process of historical landscapes in relation to the use of natural resources, especially soil and water, in order to define strategies for the conservation, diffusion and connection between cultural heritage and environment. The project produced … Continue reading


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Developing Europe’s Digital Platform for cultural heritage: public consultation on Europeana opens

How can digital culture enrich your daily life and work? Do you share, access or use cultural heritage materials online? Today, the Commission launches a public consultation to hear the opinions from citizens and organisations with a personal or professional … Continue reading


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Europeana Migration, to show that culture is the product of multicultural influences down the centuries

2018 will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage when citizens across Europe are invited to explore what it offers in all its forms. Europeana, the digital face of Europe’s cultural heritage, partners the Year and will supply the cross-border … Continue reading


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Virtual reality re-creation preserves iconic Indianapolis church

A 3D digital re-creation and preservation of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African-American church in Indianapolis, was performed by Indiana University and recently presented to the public. Bethel AME Church has historically been the heart of the African … Continue reading


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Call for Papers “Studies in Digital Heritage”, Indiana University journal

The aim of this special issue is to solicit interdisciplinary studies about the complex phenomenon that takes place during the aesthetic and synesthetic involvement of a human observer in the perception of Cultural Heritage and art mediated by virtual and … Continue reading


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“Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, a new online course, free and open

This MOOC “Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, produced by the UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development”, provides an introduction to tourism at UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Moving from UNESCO’s principles and doctrines, the MOOC covers Communication Technologies, Economy, Management and … Continue reading


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REACH Kick-Off Meeting

On Dicember 1st and 2nd 2017, the Institut für Museumsforschung Staatliche Museen zu Berlin hosted the REACH Kick-off Meeting, organized by partner SPK. The REACH project is based on the proposition that Cultural Heritage (CH) plays an important role in … Continue reading