POEM brings together internationally renowned scholars from 5 European universities and practitioners from memory institutions, civil society organisations, and companies. The European Training Network (ETN) will provide scientific excellence, high quality training, excellent supervision, and interdisciplinary collaboration in and outside academia to train a new generation of researchers and to boost business innovation in heritage and memory work.
The POEM consortium consists of 7 European host institutions, involving 5 universities and 2 non-academic institutions:
University of Hamburg (Coordinator)
Institute for Anthropological Studies in Culture and History
School of Communication and Culture -Participatory Information Technology & School of Culture and Society (Anthropology)
Cyprus University of Technology
Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts
University of Glasgow
School of Humanities (Information Studies) & The Hunterian
Department of ALM
Museum Europäischer Kulturen
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Ashoka Changemaker Schools
POEM involves 14 international partner organisations from acknowledged research and training institutions, memory institutions, civil society organizations, SMEs as well as social and cultural entrepreneurs, enriching the POEM-ETN with their experience and know-how.
1. Academic Institutions
Namibia University of Science and Technology (Namibia)
University of Hamburg, Department of Social Economics (Germany)
2. Memory Institutions (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums)
Glasgow Museums (UK)
Lund University Library (Sweden)
Moesgaard Museum (Denmark)
National Museum and Archive of Greenland (Greenland)
Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (USA)
ICO moving bytes GbR (Germany)
4. Civil Society Organizations
Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V. (Germany)
Open Knowledge Foundation Finland (Finland)
Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. (Germany)
5. Social and Cultural Entrepreneurs
Marlene Marie Dixon @mardixon (UK)
6. Research and Consulting
Center for Social Innovation GmbH (Austria)
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Coordination and Project Management
University of Hamburg
c/o: Institute for Anthropological Studies in Culture and History
Grindelallee 46 | postbox: H8 | 20146 Hamburg | Germany
+49 (0)40 42838-9940
Concepts, strategies and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.