Topic: history & archaeology

Digital offering at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History of Washington

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The pandemic from Sars Covid-19 has accustomed us to receive messages of cultural events, exhibitions, concerts, shows that are cancelled. Museums and art galleries have also closed public visits. However, digital technology is trying to bridge … Continue reading


The heritagization of the emigration from China

PAGODE – Europeana China is proud to host an expert blog written by dr. Martina Bofulin, Slovenian Migration Institute, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The blog explains how legacies from Chinese emigration are now taken … Continue reading


Factum Arte and Cabildo de Gran Canaria together to reproduce a pre-Hispanic sacred cave

  The site of Risco Caído was incorporated into the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019 as ‘Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape’. It is a complex of 21 artificial caves used as living and … Continue reading


Over 170,000 cultural digital resources available at UWM Libraries

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Libraries established a digitization program since  2001. The objective of the program was providing remote access to unique library resources  to the UWM academic community and the general public. Currently, UWM … Continue reading


The Berlin Wall, a multimedia history

Text by Caterina Sbrana. A few days after the celebrations of the Berlin Wall fall, in the wake of a renewed interest in the events that characterized Europe and the World after the Second World War, I suggest above all … Continue reading


The Siberian Expedition during First World War

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I propose a very interesting history page that you can explore through the vision of 2,200 images available online in the Siberian Expedition Digital Archive. Created by Canadian historian Benjamin Isitt and the University of Victoria … Continue reading


BLUE SKIES, RED PANIC exhibition about the 1950s in Europe

“BLUE SKIES, RED PANIC” photographic exhibition, realized in the framework of the 50s in Europe Kaleidoscope project, was opened at La Mercè Cultural Center in Girona on Tuesday 12th November, organized by CRDI / Ajuntament de Girona. During the inauguration, … Continue reading


Archiving 2020

Join an international community of technical experts, managers, practitioners, and academics from cultural heritage institutions, universities, and commercial enterprises, to explore and discuss the digitization, preservation, and access of 
2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, and audio-visual materials, including documents, photographs, books, paintings, videos, … Continue reading


Intangible Cultural Heritage database

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Foreword: We begin a multimedia journey that will lead us through some databases that contain extraordinary documents related to intangible cultural heritage. We will first see how the South China Research Center of the Hong Kong … Continue reading


Enslaved Africans across the Atlantic world

text by Caterina Sbrana. We already mentioned in the past about the theme of the slave trade heritage digitization  projects, that is a topic of extensive research especially for American Institutions. One of these projects developed the site www.slavevoyages.org, that … Continue reading