ICARUS-Lecture @ The Head Office of State Archives
Nov 26 @ 11:00 – 12:00

The presentations within this ICARUS-Lecture will be in Czech and Polish. The programme is available in Polish here.

Language: Czech and Polish

Jitka Křečková: Zkušenosti Národního archivu České republiky s digitalizací a zpřístupňováním archiválií v rámci mezinárodních projektů

Marie Ryantová: Využití digitálních kopií při výuce: farářské relace pražského arcibiskupství z roku 1677 a jejich edice

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.


Archival Pedagogy in Germany and the German Archives Portal @ Budapest City Archives
Feb 24 @ 10:30 – 15:00



DR. JULIA RIEDEL (Archivist, Historical Archive of the City of Cologne) – Experiences in Archival Pedagogy in Germany


CHRISTINA WOLF (Department head of Digitalisation, Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart) – Presentation of the German Archival Portal


Lunch break


DR. JULIA RIEDEL – Short report about the situation of Historical Archive of the City of Cologne. Background: In March 2009 the archive building collapsed. Julia Riedel will report about the recovery and restauration of the archival documents and about the plans for the future.



The event is free of charge and registration is not needed.


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.



Monasterium workshop @ University of Hradec Králové
Oct 15 @ 15:00 – 17:00

The Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies, Philosophical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové (CZ) and ICARUS kindly invite all students of Archive Studies to take part in a workshop focused on Europe’s biggest virtual charters archive 



Mag. Daniel Jeller © Andrea Siegl

Mag. Daniel Jeller
© Andrea Siegl

The workshop will take place in room B 11 and will be led by Mag. Daniel Jeller from Vienna (AT). He is a historian and responsible for IT, digitization and the Monasterium portal at ICARUS. Next to his work he is programming for Digital Humanities projects and does research into the cultural implications of digitization.

All participants will be given information about the database, its origin and development. The aim of the workshop is to teach the participants how to work effectively and creatively with the database, including practical exercises.



This workshop is being organized within the EU-funded project co:op – community as opportunity. The creative archives‘ and users‘ network.


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.

ICARUS HR lecture I @ University of Zagreb
Nov 15 @ 17:00 – 19:00

Lecture series “Archive topics” – All about university archives!

Organized by ICARUS HR, the University of Zagreb and ICARUS within the EU-funded project co:op, this first lecture in a series of lectures yet to come on “Archive topics” intents to inform archivists and information professionals, experts in the cultural, scientific and educational institutions, students and the academic community, and anyone else interested in contemporary international trends, projects and practices in the world of archives.

anneKeynote speaker Dr. Anne J. Gilliland is Professor and Director of the Archival Studies specialization in the Department of Information Studies, Director of the Center for Information as Evidence, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She is also the director of the Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI), a global collaborative effort amongst academic institutions that seeks to promote state-of-the-art in scholarship in Archival Studies.

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The event hast also be announced on the website of the Croatian Ministry of Culture.

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.