Recondita Armonia @ Sala Accademia I
Jun 26 @ 16:30 – Jun 28 @ 13:00

The music archives

The international conference “Recondita armonia – Musical archives” is organized by the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (SNS), La Sapienza Università di Roma and the Instituto Storico Lucchese. The state of the art of Italian music archives will be compared with some brillant case studies on Europen level, which might be inspiring for future developements, as Lucca is the only Italian candidate for the UNESCO ‘Creative City of Music’ award.


The programme is available here.

Archives of Religious Communities in Croatia – Practical Experiences and Perspectives @ Državni arhiv u Šibeniku (State Archives in Šibenik)
Sep 25 – Sep 26 all-day

International Conference „Archives of Religious Communities in Croatia – Practical Experiences and Perspectives“

The conference raises questions on management, preservation and dissemniation of the archival holdings of religious communities in Croatia and invites participants to actively take part in the scientific and professional debate from the standpoint of archivists, as well as from the humanities, social studies and other interdisciplinary scientific fields.

Thematic areas:

  • the evaluation of archival holdings of religious communities
  • the role of public archival service in the preservation and dissemination of archival holdings of religious communities
  • the implementation of professional standards in the preservation and dissemination of archival holdings of religious communities
  • European experiences regarding the management and preservation of archival holdings of religious communities

The conference aims to provide guidelines for the preservation of the archival holdings within particular religious communities, standards and models for professional management of the archives within religious communities, as well as professional interaction and cooperation with public archival service.

More information on the programme will follow soon.

Registration for the conference is already open – click here.

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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

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.


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.


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.

View progamme

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

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.

ICARUS Convention #24 @ Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Sep 23 – Sep 25 all-day

Archives and Archival Research in the Digital Environment


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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



ABSTRACTS of the conference



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.

  1. Belgrade Art Hotel **** 85€ per night
  2. Hotel Majestic **** 65€ per night
  3. Hotel Le Petit Piaf *** 60€ per night



ICARUS Convention #30 in Sittard (NL) – postponed to May 2023 @ Sittard
Jun 8 – Jun 10 all-day

… postponed to May 2023…


stay healthy!


ICARUS General Assembly / ICARUS Convention #25
Nov 26 – Nov 27 all-day

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”

Please download the agenda for the General Assembly and the ICARUS-Convention #25.

We are looking forward to welcoming you this time in our common virtual space!