ICARUS4education

We are always eager to pass our knowledge on to young academics, reasearchers and individuals interested in further studies. In cooperation with various academic institutions and also within our Didactics Work Group, we continuously initiate and carry out educational events and workshops under the title ICARUS4education.

Sep
20
Fri
(Deutsch) ICARUS4all Exkursion nach Königinhof a.d. Elbe @ Königinhof an der Elbe/ Dvůr Králové nad Labem
Sep 20 @ 13:00 – Sep 22 @ 18:30

Sorry, this entry is only available in German.

Sep
23
Mon
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


FINAL PROGRAMME

REGISTRATION FOR PARTICIPANTS


Accommodation

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

 

 

Sep
26
Thu
Archival Studies, Source Studies – Trends and Challenges @ National Archives of Georgia
Sep 26 – Sep 28 all-day

International conference on “Archival Studies, Source Studies – Trends and Challenges”

The National Archives of Georgia welcome the submission of proposals for the Fourth International Conference “Archival Studies, Source Studies – Trends and Challenges”.
The goal of the conference: to collect the scientific innovations, to bring together the Georgian and foreign scientists for further broadening of communication, to promote the interdisciplinary and intercultural researches, to seek for the adaptation ways of the modern requests of the Cultural Heritage Management, to share the novelties of the digital humanitarian sphere.

More detailed information can be found here.

Deadline for submitting abstracts is June 28, 2019.

Oct
10
Thu
Time Machine Conference 2019 @ Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden
Oct 10 @ 09:00 – Oct 11 @ 17:00

Hear speakers from Europe’s leading science, technology and cultural institutions discuss the potential of cultural heritage data for education, creative and media industries, entertainment, urban planning, policymaking and more.

Meet and connect with companies and academics from throughout Europe who are actively working to realise the vast potential of our cultural heritage across fields and industries.

Further details and continuos updates on the conference´s programme can be found on the corresponding website.

Website Time Machine Conference 2019

Nov
2
Sat
Festive Event: 10th Anniversary of Matricula @ Bildungshaus St. Hippolyt
Nov 2 @ 11:00 – 18:00
Nov
4
Mon
Open Archives – 5th Conference including “ArchivCamp” @ The Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records (BStU) Stasi headquarters. Campus for Democracy
Nov 4 – Nov 5 all-day

The opening of the Stasi Records was a unique act following the Peaceful Revolution of 1989 turning the archive into a role model for many post-dictatorial societies. With the enactment of the Stasi Records Act on January 2, 1992, citizens for the first time were able to view their files in order to clarify the influence the Stasi had on their fate. The former Stasi headquarters meanwhile was turned into an educational site addressing issues of dictatorship and resistance, as well as a learning space for democracy. This unique location will be host to the fifth edition of the “Open Archives” conference in Berlin on 4th and 5th of November 2019, on the 30th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution.

Keynotes and lectures

Part of the programme are thought-provoking keynotes and short lectures and a panel discussion on archives, digital and cultural policy on November, 4th :

  • Roland Jahn (Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Records)
  • Gerald Maier (President of the State Archives of Baden-Wuerttemberg)
  • Helene Hahn (Wikimedia Germany)
  • Erhard Grundl (MdB, spokesman for cultural policy of the Alliance90 / The Green party’s parliamentary group)
  • Martin Rabanus (MdB, spokesman for culture and media, SPD parliamentary group)

BarCamp

But the programme has more to offer! A BarCamp allows participants on both days of the conference the opportunity for low-threshold, but also intense discussion. Topics can be contributed spontaneously. Established ways of thinking in the traditional world of archiving can be challenged!


For further information and regular updates, please visit the event website.

Open Archives Conference flyer

Conference language: German

Nov
14
Thu
Conference: The art of preserving culture @ Wien
Nov 14 @ 14:30 – Nov 15 @ 16:00

The event is at the same time the closing conference (fourth conference) of the international research initiative ‘En route to a shared identity. Sources on the history of Central Europe in the Digital Age’, led by Adelheid Krah (University of Vienna/AT).The international team, whose members are renowned scholars working at universities and archives in the field of research and teaching in Austria as well as in neighbouring countries of Austria, has existed since 2014 and is explicitly addressing the question of conservation and preservation of culture in the Central European and European area.

As it apparently becomes more difficult, despite the digitization and the opening of borders, to preserve the right of people on culture, cultural networking and the traditionally connecting construction of a shared identity, within this final conference also the study of music as another discipline as well as the dimension of the art of the interpretation of a piece will be included. To the existing co-operations of the working team comes a further collaboration with the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna. We are looking forward to this!

At the conference, next to numerous talks on new topics and issues also two pieces will be presented:

  •  the in the Vandenhoeck&Ruprecht publishers as well as in the Böhlau publishing house issued edited volume of the conference in November 2017 ‘Sources, neighbourhood, community. En route to a shared cultural history of Central Europe’, ed. A. Krah (Wien, Köln, Weimar 2019, 302 p.),
  • the new CD ‘postscriptum B. – Beethoven-Katzer-Kontraste’ with cello sonatas by L. v. Beethoven and G. Katzer (interpreters J.-U. Krah, B. Parz) in a concert at the MKU Vienna at the occasion of the coming Beethoven year.

All contributions of the conference will again be released in an edited form on the blog ‘En route to a shared identity’, link: https://dighist.hypotheses.org/ and published until February 2020 online. At this point, the team will lay down its collaborative work until further notice.

Conference language: GERMAN

 

Registration

 

May
25
Mon
ICARUS Convention #25 @ Sittard-Geleen
May 25 – May 27 all-day

More information will follow in due time.

Oct
19
Mon
ICARUS Convention #26 @ Staatsarchiv Ludwigsburg
Oct 19 – Oct 21 all-day

Details will follow here soon.

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