Month: December 2019

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Strike at the Bor Mine in the 1930s: Europe’s first environmental protest?

This blog looks at conditions and protests at the Bor Mine in Serbia, and uncovers what may be one of the first environmental protests in Europe.

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From coffee, tea and tobacco to UNESCO: Rotterdam’s Van Nelle Factory

The Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam grew from a small firm selling coffee, tea and tobacco, to a large factory of steel and glass, the first daylight factory in Europe.

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Europeana Advent Calendar

Who’s in for a December countdown? Here’s our Cultural Heritage Advent Calendar! Every day until the 24th of December, a great cultural heritage item will be waiting for you. So join us, we promise that you’ll love it, hopefully even more than a chocolate advent calendar!

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