POEM (Participatory Memory Practices: Concepts, strategies, and media infrastructures for envisioning socially inclusive potential futures of European Societies through culture) is a consortium of high profile universities, acknowledged memory institutions, civil society organizations, and SMEs located in Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and the UK. The aim of the POEM programme is to contribute to future-envisioning heritage politics, the empowerment of groups on the margins, and their potential to participate in the civil society as well as in the labour markets.
Seven host institutions
- University of Hamburg, Institute of European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology (UHH) (coordinator)
- Aarhus University, School of Communication and Culture - Participatory Information Technology & School of Culture and Society (Anthropology)
- Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts
- University of Glasgow, School of Humanities (Information Studies) & The Hunterian
- Uppsala University, Department of ALM (UU)
- Museum Europäischer Kulturen - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
- Ashoka UK
A European Training Network (ETN) is a consortium, funded by the EU programme Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), that sets up a joint research and training programme for researchers at doctoral level. The aim is for the researcher to experience different sectors and develop their transferable skills by working on joint research projects on Participatory Memory Practices (POEM). The project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.
More information about POEM at https://www.poem-horizon.eu