Call for papers: “Building infrastructures for archives in a digital world”

The consortium of the EU-funded project APEx – Archives Portal Europe Network of Excellence – consisting of 28 national archives and ICARUS, is organising a conference to discuss the major challenges archives face on their path into the digital world. It aims at debating the major questions in respective professional fields by evaluating the broad scope of methods and approaches and by gathering experiences and perspectives from related projects conducive to obtaining new insights and visions regarding the further development of the Archives Portal Europe. Additionally, a series of workshops will provide practical knowledge in order to fulfill the preconditions of becoming participants of online platforms and portals.

Potential speakers are invited to present a paper (15 min.) within one of the following panels and are asked to send a proposal of their presentation (about 1000 characters) by completing this online form.

The deadline for submitting proposals is:

17 February 2013

The submission of a proposal does not imply a guarantee of acceptance. We will inform you about our decision by 15 March 2013 at the latest.

The consent of the speakers/authors provided, papers might be published on the Archives Portal Europe or within an anthology accompanying the conference.

Conference language: English

Find out more about the panels here.