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September 30, 2010

The EUscreen consortium expands with Maastricht University

By Wietske van den Heuvel The EUscreen consortium has welcomed Maastricht University as a new partner into the project. The university will be represented by Professor dr. Andreas Fickers, currently working as an Associate Professor for comparative media history at the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He has also worked for the University of…

September 22, 2010

Open Culture 2010 Conference: Wikipedia, Google and the GLAMs

Press release by Europeana   Colleagues from Europe’s galleries, libraries, archives and museums – GLAMs – will hear about innovations in their sector from Wikipedia and Google at the annual Europeana conference, Open Culture 2010, in Amsterdam on the 14/15 October. Peace, Love & Metadata: a cultural collaboration with Wikipedia is the title of Liam…

September 15, 2010

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: First EUscreen International Conference on Content Selection Policy and Contextualisation

Date: 7-8 October 2010. Location: Casa del Cinema. Largo Marcello Mastroianni 1, Rome, Italy. The EUscreen best practice network is hosting a two-day international conference on content selection policies and contextualisation in the audiovisual domain. It will be held in Rome on 7 and 8 October 2010. The conference will focus on contextualisation of audiovisual…

September 13, 2010

The National Library of Sweden organized a meeting on Open Access at the 76th IFLA 2010 Conference in Gothenburg

By Christopher Natzén During the 76th IFLA Conference “Open access to knowledge – promoting sustainable progress” between 10-15 August, the National Library of Sweden (KB) initiated a satellite meeting on the 9th of August in cooperation with the libraries of the universities of Gothenburg, Uppsala, Lund and Malmö under the headline “Open Access and the…

September 10, 2010

Advise the European Commission about digitalisation of and access to cultural heritage!

The Reflection Group has been asked to advise the European Commission about how to accelerate the process of digitalisation and access of cultural heritage. The Reflection Group is an independent group of 12 members, which started in 2008 and advises the European Union in various longer term matters. For this particular subject on cultural heritage,…

September 1, 2010

Book review by Berber Hagedoorn of A European Television History.

By Wietske van den Heuvel Berber Hagedoorn has published a book review of Jonathan Bignell & Andreas Fickers’ ‘A European Television History’ in the Dutch journal ,  ‘Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis‘. The book has been the first collective result of the European Television History Network (ETHN), and is also the first European project that researches the…

August 30, 2010

Invitation for the Europeana Open Culture 2010 Conference

Press release by Europeana We are pleased to invite you to the Europeana Open Culture 2010 conference, our annual event that highlights current challenges in our sector and works on practical solutions for the future. The event is in two parts: Europeana pre-conference meetings are for the Europeana Foundation Board, the Council of Content Providers and Aggregators and…

August 25, 2010

News from the field of e-learning

Although the summer is usually a quiet time for people working in the e-learning business, some organisations and projects continued their activities during these months. Sally Reynolds from ATiT has gathered news about recent developments and activities. The MEDEA awards 2010 Following the closing date of the MEDEA Awards, the organisers are delighted to announce…