European history online: Hungaricana and more
The 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.
This lecture of the lecture series “Archive Topics” is dedicated to the Slovenian e-archives project e-ARH.si. The project e-ARH.si 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.
What if you could see more? See the invisible? Access hidden information? Learn more through this extra information? This is exactly what XpectralTEK does. XpectralTEK provides you with affordable imaging solutions that allow you to see beyond what your eyes can, and learn from it.
ICARUS and its corporate partner XpectralTEK (Portugal) organize a workshop focused on the current spectral imaging technology used in active and preventive art conservation. The basic principles of spectral imaging will be explained, and the available technological solutions demonstrated and explained. Potential applications on cultural heritage will be presented from real case studies, and the future perspectives will be discussed.
The workshop will be held in English and aims at professionals in the field of museums, archives, libraries and conservation of cultural heritage in general.
Registration is open until 13 June and limimted to 20 participants.
Open-Up and Create!
Der zweite Kulturhackathon für Österreich folgt dem Prinzip „Öffnet eure Daten und seid kreativ damit!“ Wir widmen uns vom 20. bis zum 22. September 2018 einem spannenden, sensiblen, interessanten und explosiven kulturellen Erbe.
Wir bekommen Zugang zu Material, welches oft verborgen liegt, jedoch in die Öffentlichkeit dringen möchte, um wahrgenommen und gesehen zu werden! Dem entspricht auch das heurige Motto „Bunkers, Bombs and Big Data“. Wir werden sehen, wie explosiv und wertvoll Daten sein können, wenn wir sie aktivieren!
Der Kulturhackathon möchte kulturelles Erbe zugänglich machen. Es soll den Menschen nahe gebracht werden und ihre Lebensqualität erhöhen. Gesucht werden Start-ups, die Innovatives erzeugen, um der Bevölkerung den Wert kulturellen Erbes und seine Verwertung näher zu bringen. Institutionen vernetzen sich und interdisziplinäre Kooperationen entstehen.
Für weiter Informationen zum Programm und Anmeldung, klicken Sie bitte auf unten stehenden Link:
Within the frameworks of the EU-funded project “community as opportunity” (co:op) the complete stock of documents of the Monastery of St. Emmeram in Regensburg (DE) at the Archives of the Bavarian State in Munich (DE) has been digitised: ca. 4500 charters from the year 194 to about 1800 will soon be available online. By taking the example of this corpus of source material, the workshop intends to bring together research questions and technical exploitation models.
Original title of the workshop:
“Entziffern, Forschen, Mitmachen: Das Kloster St. Emmeram in Regensburg und seine digitale Überlieferung”
The workshop will be held in German.
Please find further information on the programme (in German) via the link below. Registrations can be made via the form also provided via the link below:
Archives and Archival Research in the Digital Environment
Topics of this convention circle around digital platforms and digital research of archival sources, challenges of archives in the digital societies, international cooperation networks and initiatives creating new ways to use digital sources and bring history closer to the public.
Organizers and hosts: Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Belgrade and Historical Archives of Belgrade
We reserved a limited contingent of rooms at the three hotels mentioned below. All of them are located in the city centre and just a stone´s throw from the convention´s venue. Please make sure to use the code “ICARUS Convention” upon booking to be eligible for the special rates as indicated.
- Belgrade Art Hotel **** 85€ per night
- Hotel Majestic **** 65€ per night
- Hotel Le Petit Piaf *** 60€ per night
… postponed to May 2023…
The OCR webinar will present Optical Character Recognition technology as a tool by which archival processes with digitized material can be multiplied or even automated at minimal cost and while maintaining or improving the quality of the results obtained. The lecture will be held on Croatian by two ICARUS Croatia members: Željko Trbušić, archivist at the Department of the History of Croatian Literature of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts and prof. Hrvoje Stančić, Chair of Department of Archival and Documentary Studies at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb.
Due to the special circumstances this year´s general assembly and ICARUS Convention #25 will be held completely virtual.
It will be dedicated to a comprehensive discussion of our shared community´s future:
“Rise to the next Decade – An agenda for the future of ICARUS”
We are looking forward to welcoming you this time in our common virtual space!
We look forward to welcoming you to the ICARUS Convention #26!
Du to the pandemic, this convention will be held online.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021:
13:30-14:00 CEST: Welcome
14:00-15:30 CEST: Reports from the Agenda 2023 Working Groups
15:30-16:00 CEST: Virtual coffee break
16:00-17:30 CEST: Discussion of the reports, binding vote
Wednesday, May 26, 2021:
News from the ICARUS network
09:00-10:00 CEST: Digital Treasures, Nampi, Topotheque
10:00-11:30 CEST: Short presentation of projects carried out by ICARUS members
11:30-12:00 CEST: Closing session