Bit of family history on Europeana

Robert Bertsch, a retired teacher, was amazed to discover an important part of his family history on Europeana. He found video footage capturing the arrival of his family in The Netherlands in 1958. Robert who was 10 then, together with …


Hack Days in Poznan

The second city in our Hack Days blog series (and actually, the first one in the hackathon roadshow) is Poznań. The Hack4Europe! days on June 7-8 are hosted by the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center and Kórnik Library of the Polish Academy …


Hack days in Barcelona

On May 9th, Milena posted about Hack4Europe: our upcoming Hack Days in 4 European countries. One of the locations  is the fabulous Museu Picasso in Barcelona. We aim to provide an exciting location for exploring the potential of open cultural …


Report from a workshop on UGC

Earlier this week, our Product Developer David Haskiya spent two days at a workshop in Vienna. Here are some of his impressions: The purpose of the workshop was for projects and persons associated with Europeana to discuss the best ways …


Ian Curtis of Joy Division

Today is the 31st anniversary of the untimely death of Ian Curtis, lead singer of English rock band, Joy Division. Joy Division’s roots started from Bernard Sumner and Peter Hook’s attendance of a Sex Pistols show in 1976. The following …


And the Kindle winners are…

In the last two months we ran a competition “What are your favourite items on Europeana?”.  To have a chance of winning 1 of 3 Kindles,  we asked you to submit links to the items you like the most on …