Europeana 1914-1918 Centenary Tour Finale Transcribathon
From 27th to 28th November 2018, an international Transcribathon will be held in Brussels as part of the concluding celebrations of the Europeana 1914-1918 Centenary Tour. Hosted at the House of European History, this very special event will bring together winners from previous Transcribathons all across Europe for a spectacular transcription challenge! In teams they will compete against each other in a two-day sprint to transcribe and annotate specially-selected documents.
A jury of renowned historians and digital humanities experts will judge the results of individuals as well as teams in various categories of achievement. Winners will be awarded special prizes from the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Ms. Mariya Gabriel.
As part of the Europeana 1914-1918 Centenary Tour Finale, the competition will be accompanied by an exciting line-up of presentations, panel discussions, performances and awards on the theme of commemorating World War One. All parts of the event are open to the general public and all specially-invited guests. Don’t miss out on this massive celebration!