The lecturers featured in the training videos we have developed are experts from across Europe.  You can find out more about them here.

Pic Paul Sharp/SHARPPIX

Pic Paul Sharp/SHARPPIX

Dr. Jennifer Edmond

is the Director of Strategic Projects for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in Trinity College Dublin and the co-director of the Trinity Centre for Digital Humanities.  She was named one of Ireland’s five “Champions of EU Research” in 2012 for her extensive work on EU-level research projects, primarily in the infrastructural domain.  She coordinated the €6.5m CENDARI FP7 (2012-1026) project and is a partner in the related infrastructure cluster, PARTHENOS. Her other EU projects have included Europeana Cloud, the ESF Network NeDiMAH, coordinating the Irish Marie Curie Research Night in 2013, and the forthcoming ICT ‘sister project’ Knowledge Complexity (KPLEX). Jennifer is also a member of the DARIAH European Research Infrastructure Consortium Board of Directors, and represents the consortium on the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Open Science (OSPP).


Sara Di Giorgio

Sara Di Giorgio

Sara Di Giorgio

CulturaItalia project manager

Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of the Italian Libraries and for the Bibliographic Information (ICCU)

Sara leads a team for the development of CulturaItalia, the Italian National aggregator, that collects digital resources from thematic national and regional portals and databases of public and private institutions belonging to the world of Italian culture. She manages different aspects tackling organizational, technical, legal and communication aspects for updating CulturaItalia’ and supporting the participation of the Italian Memory Institutions to Europeana’s campaigns for opening up the digital collections and evaluating their impact on spreading knowledge and benefits to all citizens.

Sara has been involved in many EU projects of the Europeana family, such as Europeana Awareness, ATHENA, Linked Heritage, ATHENA Plus, as well as other European initiatives to bring the cultural heritage on the “wave” of the e-Infrastructures: DC-NET, INDICATE, DCH-RP and Indigo Datacloud projects that investigated political and technical domains of the relation between the DCH sector and e-Infrastructures and ARIADNE that realised the European Research Infrastructure for Archaeology.

Currently, Sara is involved in Europeana Rise of Literacy, DARIAH –IT, PARTHENOS, E-RIHS and EOSC Pilot.  Within PARTHENOS Sara coordinates the activities for the definition of users’ requirements about data policy and the implementation of guidelines regarding IPR, Open Data and Open Access.