Historiana First World War Module Presented to SHP Conference, Leeds, UK

Robert Stradling (Historiana Editor-in-Chief), Helen Snelson (Historiana Learning Team) and Steven Stegers (EUROCLIO Programme Director) presented the Historiana First World War Module during the 26th Annual Schools History Project Conference, during the plenary session “It is not just the Western Front… EUROCLIO presents an online multiperspective approach to WW1”. The presentation […]

Europeana Project to populate Historiana source database kicks-off in The Hague

On 19 and 20 May, Europeana Foundation organized the kick-off meeting of its new Europeana Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI) project. The meeting took place at the National Archives and National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague, Netherlands. In this project EUROCLIO will build on the work that has been done within the EuropeanaCreative project and further develop […]

EUROCLIO works with Apple and Europeana on a free iBook

From 18 May to 22 May, Gwen Vergouwen (a history educator from Belgium) worked at the offices of EUROCLIO and Europeana on the development of an iBook on “The Descent into WW1”. This cooperation was part of a residency programme for Apple Distinguished Educators. The iBook makes use of historical sources that were […]

Historiana Editor, Chris Rowe Authors “War on Terror” Case Study

With the current climate of debate on CIA interrogation techniques, it is likely that students will be questioning its moral and ethical dilemmas in their classrooms. The history of interrogation techniques, the war on terror and its impact on human rights are now at the forefront of many news headlines and stories giving the issues a […]

New Historiana Learning Section and Analysis Tool tested by Educators in Brussels

On 10 November a group of 10 educators from all over Europe came together in at the European Schoolnet (EUN) Lab in Brussels to test the user’s experience of the new Historiana Learning Section and Analysis tool, within the EuropeanaCreative project. After a warm welcome by Bart Verswijvel from EUN and a short introduction to […]

Historiana Presented as Part of The Italian Presidency of the European Union

Historiana was presented by Steven Stegers (EUROCLIO Programme Director) in Rome on 2nd October as an example of good practice on the use of digital cultural content in the field of education. More than 300 representatives of National Governments, the European Commission and major museums, archives and libraries across Europe participated in this event. More information, including […]

Available Now for Testing! Historiana’s “Analysis Tool”

One of the aims of Historiana is to provide educators with tools for online learning to promote historical thinking. The first tool is now ready to use on the Learning Section of Historiana: the Analysis tool. Once registered, educators can use this tool to make an assignment for their students, who in turn can make annotations […]

Historiana Editing Meeting in Estonia sets the future for Historiana

The Historiana Historical Content and Learning editing teams both came together for the first time in over a year in Tallinn, Estonia from 25-27 August to work on the final stage of the World War 1 module that is under development since the beginning of 2013 and set the future […]

Historiana Presented in Sarajevo 100 Years After the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

To mark the centennial of the beginning of the First World War, the Institutes of History from the University of Sarajevo together with partner research organisation from Budapest, Graz, Ljubljana, Regensburg, Skopje, Sofia and Zagreb, and the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity worked together to organise the Conference “The Great War: Regional Approaches and Global Context”. The conference was opened by a […]

Historiana Team Works on WW1 Module in Edinburgh

From 20-22 May Historiana editors Bob Stradling, Chris Rowe and Historiana trainee Jorien van Driel met in Edinburgh to work on the further development of the Historiana First World War module. The team worked on different content areas that highlight specific aspects of the WW1 and agreed on a strategy […]