Palestinian Journeys is an online portal into the multiple facets of the Palestinian experience, filled with fact-based historical accounts, biographies, events, and undiscovered stories. Together, they seek to craft an ever-growing comprehensive narrative which highlights the active role of the Palestinian people in crafting their own history.
Palestinian Journeys is a project of the Palestinian Museum, in collaboration with the Institute for Palestine Studies and Visualizing Palestine. The platform currently consists of two parts: the "Timeline," an original creation of the Institute for Palestine Studies, and the "Stories," produced by the Palestinian Museum.
As a user, we’re taking you through layers of experience as you surf from one part of the platform to the other, or dive deeply into its content. The journey can be heavily visual or primarily textual, inspiring you to explore that which you know, and that which you never knew existed.
The platform will continue to be populated with valuable content. If you don't find the content you're looking for do visit the platform again or contact us.
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|The Palestinian Museum Digital Archive
The Museum’s Digital Archive will constitute a major component of the virtual platform of the Palestinian Museum. The Museum is developing an open-access, digital archive that can be regularly updated and which documents photographic, film, audio and other materials, and preserves them through digitization from loss, damage or expropriation. The archive is aimed at artists, researchers and the public, through the Museum’s virtual platform, and the virtual platforms of other partner institutions in Europe, in order to achieve the widest public outreach. The archive will include all the digital collections that the Museum had previously collected and digitised in other initiatives – including the Family Album project, which focused on exploring the photographic treasures Palestinians kept in their own homes and documenting them for future generations.
This project is funded by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
|Conservation for Digitisation
The Palestinian Museum and the British Library are partnering for the first time in support of a project, titled Conservation for Digitisation, to establish the first paper-based conservation studio in Palestine to conserve and preserve endangered collections relating to Palestinian history and cultural heritage. The project, delivered between April and December 2019, focuses on the preservation and treatment of 3,000 damaged paper-based collection item such as letters, maps, diaries and photographs, to prepare them for digitisation.
The Conservation for Digitisation project is funded by the British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund, in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS), with a grant of £152,209, awarded to Welfare Association (UK). For all other funded projects, please visit the British Council Cultural Protection Fund projects page.