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Looking for Europe through fashion plates

How fashion has shaped European identities

Use of Propaganda in World War I Postcards

Millions of postcards influenced public opinion during the First World War

GIF IT UP 2018

Animate openly licensed cultural heritage

Arthurian Literature

Foundation for a common history in Europe

All of Europe is my country

Migration and making a new life in Europe

The nature of Turkestan

The legacy of Ernst Kleiber

The Romance of the Rose

A Medieval Guide to Love

Banned Authors - who got on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum?

Many noteworthy authors were put on the Index librorum prohibitorum because their works caused moral controversies

International Literacy Day 2018 with Rise of Literacy project

International Literacy Day, established by UNESCO, is celebrated around the world

The Correspondence of Heloise and Abelard

Love, Friendship and Philosophy in the Middle Ages

Travelling texts

Information networks of the past

How primary sources transcend time and transform our connection with history

Primary sources of Italian history

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

How culture evolves to become richer from the joining of cultural tapestries

A Variety of Newspaper Formats

News is news, whether it appears in tabloids, broadsheets, newsbooks

Europeana Collection Days - how do they work?

Our short guide on what to expect during a collection day

Silly season or cucumber time

3 fun cultural activities for the summer

Book Censorship and Banned Books

The Index Librorum Prohibitorum

The Belgian Exodus of World War One

Over a million Belgian refugees and thousands of British soldiers fled to the neutral Netherlands.

black and white drawing of a woman breastfeeding a child
Breastfeeding heritage

Marking World Breastfeeding Week

Dracula was from Yorkshire

And other facts for Yorkshire Day