Shaping Europe

(Cross-posted with the RunCoCo blog) This week we found ourselves working in a slightly different space. For a few days, crews from Europeana, Facts & Files, and RunCoCo set up camp in the European Parliament in Brussels to run the … Continue reading

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Reading Roadshow

(Cross-posted from the RunCoCo blog) On Sunday 10 August, members of the public were invited to Reading Museum to share their family stories and memorabilia from the First World War. Subject experts were on hand to help identify the objects … Continue reading

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Meeting the Thames Valley Country House Partnership

On June 24th we had the opportunity to see more of the interesting work done by the Thames Valley Country House Partnership. The Partnership, which aims to create links between the University of Oxford and country houses in the Thames … Continue reading

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Come work with us!

The Education Enhancement Team is looking for a new team member –  a talented and motivated engagement officer to inspire members of the University and various external stakeholders to engage with our portfolio of services and projects.  If you would … Continue reading

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Unlocking Sources – new free online material from the First World War

Looking for interesting material related to the First World War? It is now possible to find archival material, digitised films, and private stories and objects in one place, the new Europeana 1914-1918 platform. The website, which has been used for … Continue reading

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Unlocking Sources – The First World War online & Europeana Conference

Academics, curators, project staff and the RunCoCo team gathered at the Unlocking Sources – The First World War online & Europeana Conference  in Berlin at the end of January. Some 200 participants were treated to a series of talks introducing … Continue reading

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Meeting people

The team have recently presented our work at a couple of events arranged by local history-related organisations. We are very happy to get this chance to talk about what we do, not least when we can engage with an audience … Continue reading

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First World War: then and now – new Heritage Lottery Fund scheme

All communities living in the UK have been affected by the First World War in some way, either by the events that took place, or by the changes it brought about. (HLF Application guidance) Are you thinking of ways to … Continue reading

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Oxford Community Collection Model

Creating a collection through online crowdsouring and personal interaction. The Oxford Community Collection Model is used to create collections by combining large-scale online crowd-sourcing with personal, individual interaction. The Model allows contributors to choose the way they wish to contribute … Continue reading

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