Area: digital heritage

NEW! Europeana portal updated for a fresh experience!

After much work on improving the beta version, the updated Europeana collections website is now live and available. VISIT! www.europeana.eu As the Executive Director Harry Verwayen just said “We now feel confident that we are releasing a much-improved website that … Continue reading


More than 53000 photographs by the National Archives of Norway online

text by Caterina Sbrana. “Na na na heyana, Hahiyaha naha ..” This is how Frozen, the Walt Disney movie directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, begins. The film has no relevance to the National Archives of Norway but who … Continue reading


Europeana XX Century of Change: kick-off meeting

img. credits: Fortepan via Europeana. A new CEF funded project has just started, and the kick-off meeting was celebrated in Hilversum on 5-6 March 2020, hosted by project coordinator the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. It was a lively … Continue reading


Call for book chapters: CEPROQHA Project

Data Analytics for Cultural Heritage: Current Trends and Concepts Editors: Abdelaziz Bouras 1, Abdelhak Belhi 1,2, Abdulaziz Khalid Al-Ali 1, Abdul Hamid Sadka 3 College of Engineering, Qatar University, Qatar DISP Laboratory, Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, France Brunel University, London, United Kingdom Book Scope … Continue reading


Interfaces Conference: Cultural Synergies, Creativity and Innovation

Cultural practitioners, policy makers, cultural managers, artists, curators and creative entrepreneurs are invited to a 2-day international event that explores how cultural synergies could contribute to innovation and creativity in the field of culture. In this final international activity of … Continue reading


Sharing EYCH project WeAre #EuropeForCulture

A ceremony and an exhibition on 6-7 February 2020 at the House of European History in Brussels marked  the “formal” conclusion of the WeAre#EuropeForCulture project, financed in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, which realized a series … Continue reading


Anthropocene, a multimedia exhibition that investigates the impact of human footprint on the Earth

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Bologna, January 4. Welcome to MAST Foundation (Arts, Experience and Technology), an international cultural and philanthropic institution that focuses on art, technology and innovation. Welcome to Anthropocene, a multimedia exploration of the human footprint on Earth. … 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


Closer to Van Eyck: when high digital technology meets heritage

The past 14th January, KIK-IRPA, the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage,   presented “Further works by Jan Van Eyck”, the new version of “Closer to Van Eyck”, the online portal entirely dedicated to the prestigious painter of the 15th century. The … Continue reading


TPDL 2020 International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

Digital libraries and repositories store, manage, represent and disseminate rich and heterogeneous data that are often of enormous cultural, scientific, educational, artistic, and social value. Serving as digital ecosystems for empowering researchers and practitioners they provide unparalleled opportunities for novel … Continue reading