Blogging in the archival field and History Studies @ C3 – Centrum für internationale Entwicklung, Alois-Wagner-Saal
Nov 10 @ 09:00 – 18:00

blogThis 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.

Historical Sources Just One Click Away @ Masaryk University Brno
Dec 1 @ 09:00 – Dec 2 @ 12:00


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 @ Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
Feb 16 – Feb 17 all-day

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).

Have a look at the programme here! More on the edition project here.


Workshop: Innovation Policies for Cultural Heritage Institutions @ National Széchényi Library
Jul 10 @ 09:00 – 17:30

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.

cvc_web_logo-220x180The workshop is being organized by Civic Epistemologies – Development of a Roadmap for Citizen Researchers in the Digital Culture.


Please click here to find out more about the workshop’s background and the detailed programme.



The Hungarian Archival Landscape: “Hungaricana” @ Hungarian Parliament
Oct 18 @ 09:00 – 14:30

CaptureWithin 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.

Programme conference

More information on the workshop and the meeting is available here.

ICARUSHR lecture II @ Nacionalna i sveučilišna knjižnica
Dec 2 @ 10:00 – 13:00

European history online: Hungaricana and more

captureThe second lecture of the series “Archive Topics” is dedicated to the new national portal of Hungarian archives, libraries, museums and other cultural institutions and the online portal of historical maps of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Archivists and information specialists, historians and researchers, experts in cultural, scientific and educational institutions, students and academics and all who are interested in contemporary international trends, projects and practices in the archival world can meet new opportunities for cooperation and development of common information infrastructure at this event.

  • Sándor Biszak will present MAPIRE – the Historical Maps of the Habsburg Empire.
  • Csaba T. Reisz (National Archives of Hungary) will introduce the Hingarian Cultural Heritage Poprtal – Hungaricana.

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Archive Topics: project @ Sveučilišni računarski centar u Zagrebu
Sep 7 @ 10:00 – 13:00

This lecture of the lecture series “Archive Topics” is dedicated to the Slovenian e-archives project The project is founded by European Union within the framework of the Operative Programme Competitiveness and cohesion 2014-2020 and it’s run by the Slovenian government and all public archives.

Experts from the Archives of Republic of Slovenia will present strategies, plans and activities regarding the development and implementation of e-archives in the Slovenian public archives service. The programme is open to the public and will be held in University Computer Centre in Zagreb, starting at 10 am.

Programm available here.