YOUNG DIGITAL TREASURES: multimedia contest

The European Digital Treasures project team has launched the call “Young Digital Treasures”! Would you like to be the co-creator of a European Archives online exhibition? Would you like to be part of an international summer camp in Hungary? You are a high school student between 15 and 18 years old? Application dates: 01.10.2021 – 14.01.2022! Click here to participate: […]

ICARUS Lecture #3: Experiments with object & facial recognition on historic photos

On November 17th, Sven Lepa from National Archives of Estonia, gave ICARUS Online Lecture #3 on the intriguing topic “Experiments with object and facial recognition on historic photos of the National Archives of Estonia”. Sven introduced the audience to the technical development and results of an in-house project of National Archives of Estonia, testing object […]

“Topotheque”: Archive with social value

Article about Topotheque! Die Furche describes the Topotheque as: a platform, which brings people of all ages together! Read the full article here: FURCHE Nr. 44_Topothek or go to the Die Furche Website.

ICARUS Lecture #2: Volunteers & Archives

On October 29th, Peer Boselie – Sittard City Archive and Archif De Domijnen, gave the inspiring presentation “Volunteers & Archives – a burden or a chance?” sharing his long-lasting experience in integrating volunteers, with quite different backgrounds, in daily work of archival institutions. Peer Boselie also gave an impressive overview on crowdsourcing and community sourcing […]

ICARUS Lecture #1: Digitale Schriftkunde

ICARUS Agenda 2023 work-group recently launched a new series of online events! On September 30th, ICARUS Lecture #1 took place via Zoom: Dr. Julian Holzapfl – Munich State Archive – presented the online learning platform for palaeography “Digitale Schriftkunde” developed by the Bavarian Archives in cooperation with Munich University. Dr. Holzapfl showed the potentiality of […]