This workshop not only serves to exchange experiences between bloggers from the archival field and History Studies but even more to introduce the chances and opportunities of blogging to interested historians, archivists and students.
The founder of the Topotheque Alexander Schatek will enrich the workshop with his presentation of Crowdsourcing with the Topotheque: Digitization and indexing of private and local historic sources by locals (Digitalisierung und Erschließung privater lokalhistorischer Quellen durch Ortskundige)
The workshop will be held in German. The programme as well as information on the speekers can be found here.
Participation is free of charge yet the capacity is limited to 80 pax. Please register for the workshop via the above mentioned contacts.
The international workshop “Historical Sources Just One Click Away. The Issue of Digital Editions and Accessing Historical Sources in Virtual Space” convenes a wide range of international experts from Hungary, the Czech Republic, Germany and Austria to discuss current affairs and future perspectives of the digital Humanities, virtual archives, online archival sources, digital approaches towards archival documents and digitization procedures.
The workshop is in English and takes place at the Faculty of Arts, Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies of the Masaryk University in Brno.
The programme is available here.
Towards a digital edition of the charters of the abbey S. Maria della Grotta with Monasterium.Net
Within the project ENArC – European Network on Archival Cooperation (EU Culture Programme 2007-2013) and the project L’edizione digitale e cartacea dei documenti dell’Italia Meridionale in Monasterium.Net, sponsored by the Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II (Fonds Contribution for International Agreements, A.F. 2014), the research group on the documental patrimony of S. Maria della Grotta started the digital edition in Monasterium.Net of the abbey’s 13th century documents.
The aim is to test for the first time in Europe Monasterium’s software MOM-Ca for the creation of a digital edition.
The kick-off workshop will take place at the Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici in Naples and the participants will be
- Antonella Ambrosio (Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II),
- Claudia Cuminale (Istituto Superiore di Scienze Religiose “S. Pietro” di Caserta)
Maria Rosaria Falcone (Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II),
- Francesco Lerra (Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II),
- Paola Massa (Università degli studi di Roma La Sapienza), V
- Vera Schwarz-Ricci (Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II) and
- Georg Vogeler (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz).
co:op project at workshop on innovation policies for Cultural Heritage Institutions in Budapest (HU)
The co:op project will be presented at the National Library in Budapest (HU) within a workshop that deals with the question of what kind of policies can be applied to cultural institutions in order to best prepare them for cooperation with citizens and their organisations in research on cultural heritage.
In this context the opportunities of the topotheques as cultural heritage preserving tools, run by citizens themselves and as vital part of the co:op activities, will be introduced to the workshop participants.
Please click here to find out more about the workshop’s background and the detailed programme.
General map of the Kingdom of Hungary, 1804-1810
This exhibition is dedicated to LIPSZKY János (1766-1826) – a hussar officer known for his cartographic accomplishments – celebrating his 250th birth anniversary.
Both, the exhibition and the accompanying flash conference are jointly organized by the National Széchényi Library and the National Archives of Hungary.
As part of the opening ceremony, the experts from the NSzL, the National Archives of Hungary, the Institute and Museum of Military History, the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary and the Eötvös Loránd University will present their relevant research.
Conference language: Hungarian
More information on the programme of the opening ceremony can be found here.
Within the ICARUS-Meeting #18 taking place from 17-19 October 2016 in Budapest, hosted by the Budapest City Archives (HU) and co-organized by the National Archives of Hungary within the EU-funded project “community as opportunity (co:op)“, this international conference on “Hungaricana”, the common website of Hungarian Archives, Museums and Libraries, will give valuable insights into the Hungarian Archival Landscape.
“Hungaricana” is operated by the Library of the Parliament and aims to give access to the cultural heritage of Hungary through a single online access point. Amongst the over 100 content providers are also the Budapest City Archives, the National Archives of Hungary as well as the National Museum of Hungary.
More information on the workshop and the meeting is available here.