Call for Papers


Online-Archives for cultural diversity in Europe!


The international conference ARCHIVIA 14 will take place on September 6th and 7th within the framework of this year’s Ars Electronica Festival in Linz (Austria). It will gather representatives of both the national and European academic and political sphere and focus on the challenges online archiving is confronted with. At the intersection of author’s rights and public interest in free access to information, the conference will raise questions on legal and cultural-economic challenges and solutions for online archives. With workshops, presentations and talks ARCHIVIA will open a forum for current challenges and solutions. The ARCHIVIA conference is a part of the EU funded project „Captcha – Creative Approaches to Living Cultural Archives“.



Focus on European projects

The 2012 edition of ARCHIVIA mainly focused on the challenges of digitalization for archives and their impact on the legal situation handling archive material. The 2014 edition puts experiences, best practices and examples of current and past European projects in the center of attention.


Open call for participation

ARCHIVIA 2014 invites private and public interest libraries, museums and archives from all over Europe, to present and discuss their views on Europe and the status of their projects. The conference addresses an interested professional audience and a broad public.


Strengthening online archives!

Mutual exchange of experiences and visions within the conference aims at boosting the relevance of digital online platforms in Europe and raise public attention for issues surrounding the topic. ARCHIVIA believes, that archives will have a key importance for future mediation and preservation as well as of the support of diverse cultural heritage in Europe.

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