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Migration stories of community – culture that is shared, not diminished

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A Variety of Newspaper Formats

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Europeana Migration Collection Day – how does it work?

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Silly season or cucumber time – 3 fun cultural activities for the summer

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Book Censorship and Banned Books: the Index Librorum Prohibitorum

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BY EUROPEANA 07.08.2018

The Belgian Exodus of World War One

Today, the global refugee crisis is a hot topic, all over the news and debated about in society. What is to be changed about the current situation? Who is supposed to do what and when? It may be...
BY EUROPEANA 02.08.2018

Breastfeeding heritage for World Breastfeeding Week

As long as there have been babies, which is quite a long time, there’s been breastfeeding. This week is World Breastfeeding Week – coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action....
BY EUROPEANA 01.08.2018

Dracula was from Yorkshire – and other facts for Yorkshire Day

1. Yorkshire is the biggest county in England An annotated version of Map of England & Wales showing population, 1700s.  Wellcome Collection, CC BY Except that strictly speaking, Yorkshire...
BY EUROPEANA 26.07.2018

Text Announcement in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

Books didn’t always have title pages! The title page only developed gradually over the 15 th and 16 th centuries.  Before that time, different methods were used to announce the author(s), title,...
Terrain Gallery | Aesthetic Realism Foundation 24.07.2018

Berthe Morisot: The Technique of Art & the Questions of Life--What's the Relation?

As I studied the work of the renowned French Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot, whom I care for, I was taken by the energy and motion in it, at one with its form and repose. And I was moved to...
BY EUROPEANA 24.07.2018

Moving, breathing, transforming

Three Butterflies by Herman Henstenburgh, c.1683 – c.1726, Rijksmuseum, public domain ‘The universe is transformation, life is opinion.’ Marcus Aurelius, Book IV, Meditations, c. 121–180...
BY EUROPEANA 24.07.2018

Mixed-up mermaids

The Deutsches Historiches Museum  #DHMMeer in Berlin is running a Europe and the sea blog parade from 20-25 July 2018, asking people to share posts on the theme ‘What does the sea mean to...
BY EUROPEANA 19.07.2018

Czechs and Slovaks fighting for independence during World War One

At the end of World War I, the geo-political landscape of Europe changed dramatically. Following the Treaty of Versailles several new nations emerged, among them Finland, Poland, Latvia and...
BY EUROPEANA 29.06.2018

World Cup of Art

Welcome to the World Cup of Art! The matches are between the artworks related to countries playing in the FIFA World Cup, available on Europeana. And you can influence the score by voting for the...
BY EUROPEANA 28.06.2018

Pride in Europeana: Victorian Dragqueens

On the Anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the highlight of LGBT+ pride month 2018, we dive into Wellcome Collection’s rich stores of queer heritage and take a look at an album of Victorian-era...
BY EUROPEANA 27.06.2018

A tale of Spanish migration and creating a home abroad

Spanish gastarbeiders De Egge te Brunssum, 1963, Historisch centrum Limburg, CC BY-SA. During the 1970s, Spanish gastarbeiders made up some 35,000 of the workforce in the Netherlands. We spoke to...
BY EUROPEANA 21.06.2018

Mementos of a lost homeland

When we asked people to share their stories and symbolic objects of migration, the responses submitted could be largely separated into two categories: those who emigrated by choice, and those who...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 20.06.2018

Museum for Peace

V okviru Evropskega leta kulturne dediščine je Slovensko predstavništvo Evropske komisije pripravilo opise slovenskih projektov v angleščini za objavo na spletni strani in v mesečnih novicah – tako...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 20.06.2018

60 let z vami - Muzej, to sem jaz

60 let delovanja muzeja je pomembne obletnica. Zaradi tega smo jo proslavili z lokalno skupnostjo ter podelili nagrade našim pomembnim sodelavcem. Ob tem smo odprli tudi razstavo, ki je pregled dela...
Terrain Gallery | Aesthetic Realism Foundation 20.06.2018

What Are You Looking for in Love? Robert Indiana’s LOVE

Reprinted from the Journal of the Print World When, in the 1960’s, I first saw Robert Indiana’s LOVE ,   it really took me, as it did people across America — it was the design for the...
BY EUROPEANA 18.06.2018

Tamo daleko (There, far away)

Guest blog written by Fabian & Tatjana Vendrig ( Dutch and Serbian language versions below) “The bread you sent, every Serb took it, they crossed themselves and kissed it and then we all...
BY EUROPEANA 11.06.2018

Love across borders: the royal families

We have recently begun collecting personal stories from people all across Europe relating to migration. Our new short blog series, Love across borders , is inspired by collections discovered...
BY EUROPEANA 08.06.2018

Austrian Composers in Exile

View through barred windows of the internment building from Ellis Island to the skyscrapers of New York, ca. 1932 (CC0) In Austria, the year 2018 is an opportunity to re-examine the turning points...
BY EUROPEANA 06.06.2018

Reading habits in the past

The shape of the text has influenced how, what and why we read. This is the first blog of the Rise of Literacy project , where we take you from papyri to universities, exploring literacy in Europe...
Museo etnografico Nunzio Bruno 15.06.2018

Mani giovani per antichi mestieri

Patrocinato perchè giudicato meritevole di sostegno dalla Fondazione Terzo Pilastro - Italia e Mediterraneo di Roma, ideato e progettato dall’Ass. Museo civico TEMPO, gestito e promosso  dal...