On data spaces, cakes, poetry and hats: #Europeana2022

Reflections from the conference Europeana 2022 – making digital culture count, took place from 28 – 30 September 2022. It was a celebration for at least two reasons. Such an event is an unmissable opportunity for me. I am really curious about how this new technological development will leave a mark on the digital heritageContinue reading “On data spaces, cakes, poetry and hats: #Europeana2022”

Data Spaces for Cultural Heritage: Insights from GLAM Innovation Labs @ ICADL’22

An exploratory piece looking at GLAM innovation labs as potential sources of use cases for the future data spaces for cultural heritage had been accepted at the ICADL’22 conference. Abstract. The accumulation of digital cultural heritage collections for decades was shaped by centralised approaches based on the aggregation, harmonisation and enrichment of digital assets fromContinue reading “Data Spaces for Cultural Heritage: Insights from GLAM Innovation Labs @ ICADL’22”

Distill is co-organising a master class on practical datafication

On 14-15 July 2022 Milena Dobreva from Distill will join forces with Assoc. Prof. Georgios Papaioannou from Ionian University, Greece and representatives of the e-Infrastructure for Bulgarian language and cultural heritage CLaDA-BG delivering a master class for 20 museum professionals from various museum sectors in Bulgaria. The master class will explore how smaller museums canContinue reading “Distill is co-organising a master class on practical datafication”

Guest talk at the International book fair in Thessaloniki

Book fairs are among my favourite events because they bring together those who love the world of written word. Book fairs take their name from a particular format of sharing the written word and it may be a bit of a paradox to be invited to give a talk on digital content at such anContinue reading “Guest talk at the International book fair in Thessaloniki”

Some initial thoughts in seamless learning in teaching history using digital collections

During a visit to the Open University in Heerlen, the Netherlands which was aimed at discussing the preparation of Master’s programmes within the MODERN-@ project (Modernisation in partnership through digitisation of the academic ecosystem) funded by the Bulgarian national operational programme Science and intelligent growth. The visit to the campus of the Open University inContinue reading “Some initial thoughts in seamless learning in teaching history using digital collections”