Europeana Food and Drink Social Game


  • Annalise Duca
  • Peter Meadley
  • Maria Sliwinska

Author Biographies

Annalise Duca

Annalise Duca read a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Computing from the University of Greenwich. Her expertise areas are in eCommerce, Web Development and Engineering. Other fields include Database Designs and Development; Distributed Information Systems; IT Project and Quality Management; Business Systems Analysis and Design; Enterprise Networking; Internet Systems Administration and Internet Security. Annalise's work experience includes delivering ICT lessons to teachers from different European countries, training the trainers, preparing interesting lesson plans, attending regular meetings, seminars and training sessions, and supervision of technical staff. Annalise has been involved in the eLearning scenario for the last couple of years. With a wide knowledge in different eLearning platforms and tools currently available, Annalise designs and creates pedagogical eLearning material for different courses. After completing a course in Android Mobile Application Development, Annalise has been designing Mobile application layouts for social games, and mobile-based applications.


Peter Meadley

Mr. Peter Meadley has vast experience in Computer Games Development and Web Development. While studying Computer Games Applications Development at the University of Abertay in Dundee, Scotland he worked on multiple projects on a wide variety of different platforms. His areas of expertise are Mobile Application Development, Computer Game Development and Web Development. Other fields include Artificial Intelligence in Games; Multiplayer and Networking; openGL; Web APIs; Cross Platform Development; Content Management Systems; Game Tools; Framework Development and Database Management Systems. Peter's work experience includes the development of educational applications and games, development of real time applications for the entertainment and finance world, social networking tools and content management systems for sports and health companies. Peter builds video games, mobile applications, web systems and other solutions in a large range of different languages using numerous tools, frameworks and engines.

Maria Sliwinska

Maria Sliwinska, is the director of ICIMSS, and has expertise in library and information science, teaching, editing experience. She studied library and information sciences at the Nicholas Copernicus University in Torun, and holds a PhD in bibliology from Wrocław University. From 1993 to 1999 she was the Deputy Director of the Nicholas Copernicus University Library in Torun, responsible for its computerisation and modernisation. From 1989 to 1992 she also served as a lecturer in the Department of Librarianship and Scientific Information of the NCU. At present she is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Politics and International Studies where she teaches journalism studies and cultural studies at the Faculty of Polish Philology. In 1994 she was invited to participate in an historic meeting of library and information services specialists "From Assistance to Co-operation - an Investment for the Future", organised in Strasbourg by the Directorate XIII of the European Commission and the Council of Europe to discuss the development of information in Central and Eastern European countries, and to start co-operation with non EU member states. From 1998 to 2003 she was a member of the Library Council serving the Ministry of Culture, and in 2005 represented the Minister of Culture at the MINERVA project Board. From 1999 to 2001 she served as the ICT Stories Project jury member created by the World Bank (Washington) and InfoDev (International Institute for Communication and Development - The Hague) for assessing information technology projects in South America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. Since 2008 she has been a member of the Europeana Dissemination Group. Maria has participated in a dozen EC projects as local coordinator. The EC projects include TEMPUS: training for local administration in ICT; EXPLOIT – support for specialists from memory institutions; DEDICATE – distance learning courses in information awareness; CULTIVATE - cooperation between cultural heritage institutions such as archives, libraries and museums, DELOS – digital library issues; MINERVA – coordinating digitisation in Europe; EURIDICE – pictures bank creation for distance learning courses; Training for the Stage – professional profiles in administration, management, and promotion of performed arts; – alternative reality educational games creation; MICHAEL – national registers of digital collections, CUSTODES – intends to increase the socio-economic value of cultural sites in the participating regions, ATHENA - a project which contributes to content provision to Europeana and most recently Linked Heritage.




How to Cite

Duca, A., Meadley, P., & Sliwinska, M. (2015). Europeana Food and Drink Social Game. Uncommon Culture, 6(2), 90–99. Retrieved from



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