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Writing in exile: Hungarian authors in Paris and Berlin

Exploring the lives and works of Endre Ady, Gyula Illyés and Sándor Márai

Happy birthday? 10 birthday cards from World War I

Browse a selection of World War I birthday cards and their messages

The Lanterna of Genoa, an Italian lighthouse landmark

Lenses and technical instruments at the Lanterna, Genoa's lighthouse

Lonkero: Finnish drinks invented for the 1952 Olympics

Lonkero is a type of drink invented for a sporting ocasion - the 1952 Olympic Games held in Helsinki.

Iridescence - from archaeological glass to Art Nouveau

Exploring iridescence from ancient archaeology to Art Nouveau

Surviving Communism: The seven tells from the Mostiștei Valley

Learn about an incredible archaeological reservation in the Southern Romania.

Processing trauma on screen: the Polish Film School

Let's take a peek on how social changes of the 20th century have been reflected on pellicule.

Foreign findings: Italian archaeologists in the Dodecanese islands

Read about the prominent influence that Italian archeologists had in the local history and heritage of Dodecanese islands.

Small town Europe: the heritage of seven settlements across Europe

Learn more about seven smaller European towns that you may not already know

Meet the Great Belzoni, the Italian Indiana Jones, and other Egyptology pioneers

Learn about the Italian Egyptology pioneers: Ippolito Rosellini, Giuseppe Angelelli, and the impressively named Giovanni Battista Belzoni.

How's the weather? Words across Europe to describe weather

Looking at words and phrases used in languages across Europe to describe weather

Highlights of the Hunt Museum: Irish and international archaeology collections

Archaeological highlights from The Hunt Museum's collections of antiquities, fine and decorative art.

Vintage Ibiza: Discover the 'white island' before tourism

Explore vintage photographs of the Spanish island, Ibiza from the early 20th century

Rewards of the races: running and European athletes

Whether short or long distance, running has multiple incentives and rewards

Jenny Lind: the Swedish Nightingale

Jenny Lind was a hugely talented Swedish opera singer who enjoyed worldwide fame and acclaim in the mid-19th century.

Trude Pritzi & Richard Bergmann: table tennis world champions from Vienna

Austrian champion table tennis players who began their careers at that same Viennese table tennis centre

Animating culture – GIF IT UP is back and bigger than ever
Max Schmeling: the first German world heavyweight boxing champion

Champion of the world in the 1930s

Transatlantic travel: Samuel Cunard and shipping

The origins of the shipping company Cunard Line

Sign Languages - giving voice to the voiceless

There are over 200 different sign languages and dialects in the world! Read more about this way of visual communication using hand gestures and other types of body language in this blog.