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History Communication is PR for projects on historical topics. History Communication is about how new historical projects are reported in the media and how public attention could be produced. 

Facts & Files produces concepts, advises on implementation and connects to interviewees especially contemporary witnesses.

Saxony at Work. Digital Industrial Culture

in cooperation with the Europeana Foundation and the State Exhibition Saxony and funded by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony and the Cultural Area Vogtland-Zwickau

In 2020 the Free State of Saxony will celebrate 500 years of industrial culture. The project "Saxony at Work. Digital Industrial Culture" offers all interested parties the opportunity to get to know testimonies of this history, which are kept in the archives, libraries and records of Saxony, online.

Research for an Exhibition on the History of International Vocational Training Competitions

commissioned by WorldSkills Germany e.V.

Facts & Files conducts research on the history of German participation in International Vocational Training Competitions (IVTC) since 1953.

Transcribathon.eu

Transcribathon.eu is a crowdsourcing platform for the enrichment, such as transcription, annotation and geo-referencing of historical documents available through the Europeana Collections Portal. The idea behind the tool is to utilise the sources in a better way by deciphering and transcribing the texts and linking them to an image.

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© Facts & Files

Concept for Monument and Memorial Sites for the City of Königs Wusterhausen

We are commissioned by the City of Königs Wusterhausen to develop a concept by the end of 2017, on how the city history of Königs Wusterhausen can be communicated, experienced and discovered through monuments and memorials for tourists, residents and especially for young people.

© VSA-Verlag  | Book titel
© VSA-Verlag

150 Years of NGG

The history of the German Food, Beverages and Catering Union (NGG)

In 1865, cigar workers founded the first all-German union, the General German Cigar Workers Union, in Leipzig. Many workers from other branches of the food and catering industry followed their example by setting up lobby groups. We address numerous aspects of NGG history, and feature these in an exhibition, an online presentation and a book publication.

Postcard from Constantinople, 1916

Crowdsourcing Project www.europeana1914-1918.eu

Launched in 2011, the “Europeana 1914–1918” project is a pan-European collection of personal memorabilia from the First World War

Facts & Files was handling press relations and organised the collection days during which documents and other objects could be digitised.

#BigArtRide #Europeana280

Virtual reality, great art... and cycling! 30 May-1 June 2016 in Berlin-Charlottenburg, Breitscheidplatz, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche

The #BigArtRide project is a part of the Europeana280 campaign to launch the Europeana Art History Collection.

© Piktoresk  | Europeana - We made history
© Piktoresk

Europeana 1989

We made history

Europeana, Europe's digital library, museum and archive, has launched a project titled 'Europeana 1989'. People across Europe are invited to share their experiences, stories and memorabilia from the time of the fall of the Iron Curtain in a digital archive. The project started in Poland with a public debate and a collection day. Europeana 1989 will continue with collection days in Poland, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Germany and Hungary and highlight different events from 1989.

Exhibition panels of the exhibition »Views of Berlin at Potsdamer Platz« at the Panoramapunkt

Views of Berlin at Postdamer Platz

Open air exhibition at the Panoramapunkt

The viewing platform of Kollhoff Tower at Potsdamer Platz, Berlin has been newly designed. Combined with the Panoramacafé at the 24. floor of the high-rise building, it gains even more attractiveness to visitors. Furthermore, the permanent exhibition “Views of Berlin at Potsdamer Platz” was opened on 15 July 2010 with a greeting by Joachim Gauck and the “Flying Wall” event.