The project consortium is going to organise several public events, conferences and exhibitions during the next months.  This page is meant to provide a summary on the events. When further information becomes available, it will be linked to from here.

Events by country:

Great Britain:

British Library, London, UK. February/March 2014. ‘Writing the War’. A workshop for writers showing how to use Europeana Collections 1914-18 material in their works. Detail to follow.

British Library, London, UK. 19 June – 12 October 2014. First World War Folio Gallery exhibition. A free exhibition at the British Library exploring how the war generation tried to cope with the traumas at home and in the trenches, from Indian soldiers’ letters home to London schoolchildren’s reactions to the Zeppelin Raids.

British Library, London, UK, and University of Antwerp, Belgium. 18-20 June 2014. ‘Languages and the First World War conference’.



Blois, France. 10 -13 October 2013. At the Rendez-vous de l’Histoire in Blois, the French National Library will talk about the Collections 1914-18 project.

Journée organisée par la Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg (BNU) avec le concours du Centre régional de documentation pédagogique de l’Académie de Strasbourg (CRDP)
– Mercredi 15 JANVIER 2014 | 9h00 – 17h15 –

French National Library, Paris, France: 03./04. April 2014.

Conference: EUROPEANA COLLECTIONS 1914-1918 – REDISCOVERING THE WAR, Bibliothèque nationale de France.

French National Library, Paris, France. Spring – Summer 2014. An exhibition on the First World War, with digital collections from Collections 1914-18 included. Detail to follow.



Berlin State Library, Berlin, Germany. 30 January – 5 February 2014. ‘Europeana Collections 1914-1918: the Making Of’, a free exhibition to coincide with the ‘Unlocking Sources’ conference.

Berlin State Library, Berlin, Germany. 30-31 January  2014. ‘Unlocking Sources – The First World War online & Europeana’, a conference at the Berlin State Library.

Berlin State Library, Berlin, Germany. 20-21 March 2014. ‘Deutsches Kulturerbe auf dem Weg in die Europeana II’ conference –



Royal Library, Brussels, Belgium. Shock! 1914 – What if war began tomorrow? An exhibition on the First World War and the media. From 11.09.2014 – 28.02.2015.



National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia. 1 March 2014. A workshop on the Europeana Collections 1914-18 Learning Microsite designed for schoolteachers. Detail to follow.

National Library of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia. April 2014. ‘Serbian Artists and the Great War’, an exhibition at the Serbian National Library. Detail to follow.


Dissemination_Event_CopenhagenThe Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2 April 2014, 09:00 – 16:00. Workshop on Europeana Collections 1914-1918.

Lay down your arms: Marks left  in the everyday life of the Danes staying neutral.

 The aim of the workshop is to highlight episodes and the consequence of being a neutral country during WW1 and to popularize Europeana Collections 1914-1918 project including examples of digitized material documenting the situation.

Leaflet: NedMedVåbnene


The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark. September/October 2014. Exhibition relating to the First World War at the Danish Royal Library. Details to follow.




National Central Library of Rome, Conference Hall, Rome, Italy, 27th of March 2014:


The programme of the conference is available in Italian language and in English (PDF) .

Please register for participation free of charge at this link


Event BNCFBiblioteca Nationale Centrale de Firenze, Firenze, Italy, 16.04. 2014, 03:00 p.m.:

Europeana 1914-1918 – A CENTO ANNI DALLA PRIMA GUERRA MONDIALE: il patrimonio della memoria strica nelle raccolte digitalizzate della Biblioteca Nationale Centrale di Firenze.