Tag: KU Leuven

WeAre#EuropeForCulture: partnerships across Europe

WeAre#EuropeForCulture is about engaging local communities with cultural heritage,  to connect people and histories at local and European level. According to the European Commission guidelines, the project principally addressed teenagers, adults and ageing people, with a particular view in engaging, … Continue reading


WeAre#EuropeForCulture: the QANDR tool

WeAre#EuropeForCulture is about engaging communities with cultural heritage, helped by the use of digital technologies. To deliver 10 exhibitions of local cultural heritage in 10 European cities plus an additional one in Leuven as part of the final stages of … Continue reading


BLUE SKIES, RED PANIC – photo exhibition

Through the images from some of the most important european photographic archives, this exhibition showcase the era of the 1950s of a nascent Europe, balacing between east and west, freedom and repression, terror and euphoria. The Pisa display is the first of a series, as the exhibition is coinceived to be travelling across Europe. Continue reading


Blue skies, red panic – a photographic exhibition about the 1950s

Much like scents, flavours and music, photographs are powerful triggers of memory. So what better medium to recall a past as recent and as visually recognizable as early postwar Europe…? For about a year, the consortium involved in the EU-funded … Continue reading


A concept workshop for 50s in Europe Kaleidoscope

all photos courtesy Fred Truyen. One of the technological aspects in the 50s in Europe Kaleidoscope project relates to implement a specific visual matching search tool for photography of the Fifties, that will support user engagement with Europeana content and … Continue reading


50s in Europe Kaleidoscope (2018-2020)

“50s in Europe Kaleidoscope” is a new project led by KU Leuven and including a mix of technology partners, universities and content providers. The aim of the project is to use state-of-the-art technologies to improve the user experience in engaging … Continue reading


Pop-Up exhibitions at KU Leuven university

By Clarissa Colangelo, KU Leuven. As the new semester begins here at KU Leuven, we have kicked it off with a small surprise for the students: from the 13th until the 15th of February, two Pop-Up Museum photographic exhibitions have been on display in Agora, … Continue reading


E-Space MOOC: a successful first run

by Clarissa Colangelo, KU Leuven. Article originally appeared on the E-Space Photography Pilot Blog. photo courtesy KU Leuven On January 10th 2017 the MOOC “Europeana Space: Creative with Digital Heritage” ended. With almost 1000 enrolled learners from 90 different countries … Continue reading


Pop-Up Museum: ready, steady, go!

A strong group of E-Space partners from different Pilots is at work for developing an integrated outcome for creative reuse of digital cultural heritage: the Pop-Up Museum. Most of the action at the moment is in the hands of partners … Continue reading


What can Europeana bring to Open Education?

The annual conference organized by EADTU, the OOFHEC2016 – Online Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference – took place on 19-21 October in Rome. Over the past years, universities have intensified a deeper transformation of teaching and learning in higher education, based … Continue reading