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Training Courses and Events currently on offer:

Information from Europeana on 3 upcoming webinairs

(posted FAUK website 6.5.20)

1. Cultural Heritage as a catalyst for the future of Europe

Europeana and Europa Nostra Europa Nostra, acting on behalf of the European Heritage Alliance, are co-hosting a Webinar entitled “Cultural Heritage as a catalyst for the future of Europe” for Europe day (9 May, at 12:00 CEST).
Join speakers, Mariya Gabriel Luca Jahier, Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Hermann Parzinger and Stéphane Bern as they discuss the role of cultural heritage in the recovery of Europe’s society and economy. To get more information and book your ticket, please check here:

2. Communia Salon: Copyright in the DSM Directive – one year after

Following the entry into effect in 2019 of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market (CDSM) Directive, COMMUNIA is organising a conversation around some of the most controversial articles of the Directive. They will provide an update on the implementation status in EU member states and on the discussions at the European Commission’s stakeholder dialogue on the implementation of Article 17 of the directive.
It’ll take place on Monday the 18th of May 2020 from 15:30 – 17:00 CEST. You will find more info on the event here, and the registration form here.

3. Culture From Home Webinars – Libraries

In ‘Culture From Home – Libraries’ on 12 May at 10:00 CEST, we’ll hear from Marion Ansel (International Projects Manager, BNF) and Louisa Torres (Medieval Manuscripts Curator (BNF) about ‘Staying home with Gallica’ – on how Gallica BnF’s digital strategy for engaging with audiences has evolved in recent weeks to adapt to our changing circumstances. Sofija Klarin Zadravec, PhD, advisor, Croatian Institute of Librarianship, National and University
Library in Zagreb, will give an overview of activities at the National and University Library as it faces the effects of both coronavirus and the recent Zagreb earthquake. Following the formal webinar (which will be recorded and made available online), there will be a ‘tana libera tutti’ – an extension to the session in which participants can remain on the call and continue the discussions together. This is exclusive to participants on the day – it will not be recorded. You can sign up for the webinar here.


Also – save the date for ‘Culture From Home – Archives’ on 26 May – info to follow.


Archives for Education – Symposium – May 21st 2020, @BFI Southbank

Archives for Education is a scheme developed by Shane O’Sullivan at Kingston University. The scheme makes available 39 documentaries from the BFI National Archive and BBC Archive for creative reuse by student filmmakers on course-related projects in universities across the UK & Ireland.

The a one day symposium at BFI Southbank on 21 May 2020, hosted by BFI Education, will reflect on the first full academic year of the scheme with some of the student’s work being screened.

There is now a new faq to the website and recently published a piece in Learning on Screen’s Viewfinder Magazine on Robert Vas’ film, Refuge England, which is available through the scheme.


POSTED 27.3.20

New Copyright and Data Protection Online Learning to Support Home Working

Email from Naomi Korn, MD Naomi Korn Associates:

To support our sector whilst we adapt to a new way of working, we have just launched a new online programme of Home Working training.

Our one hour modular courses unpick data protection, cyber security and copyright issues for staff and colleagues when working from home.

The training is being run virtually through online software Zoom which allows for audience participation and provides free, accessible and remote access to anyone, anywhere with a compatible device and internet connection. The sessions include comprehensive delegate resources, interactive activities and a question and answer session with the trainer.

The programme is as follows:

9 April 2020, 11am – 12pm (GMT): Cyber Security & Data Protection Compliance

15 April 2020, 11am – 12pm (GMT): Understanding Cloud Based Services Terms & Conditions

16 April 2020, 11am -12pm (GMT): Streaming & Online Learning: Legal Compliance Issues

20 April 2020, 11am – 12pm (GMT): Finding & Using Free Creative Commons Licensed Resources

Bookings can be made online via our website:

We are also facilitating a virtual half day Data Protection Essentials course with CILIP on 14 May which will include home working modules, CILIP member rates are available and further information is available here:

We are also working towards the CILIP Copyright Conference being run as an online event – we will be announcing details shortly.

Please  email at for further information.