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Presentation at NECS Conference in Prague

Barbara Flueckiger and Franziska Heller of the DIASTOR team represented the project at two lively talks at the international NECS Conference in Prague: Digitization and Archives #1: Ethics, Issues and Opportunities and Digitisation and Archives #2: Strategies, Politics, and Cultural Context in collaboration with Anna Batistová, National Film Archive Prague, Ulrich Ruedel and Kieron Webb, British Film Institute, Oliver Hanley, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna Franziska Heller presented (Mnemo)Politics of Digitization: How the Digitization of Films is Shaping History and Barbara Flueckiger DIASTOR: Building a National Network for the Digitization of Archival Films.

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NECS Conference Prague: Panel “Digitisation and Archives #2: Strategies, Politics, and Cultural Context” with Kieron Webb, British Film Institute National Archive, Anna Batistová, National Film Archive Prague and Masaryk University, and Oliver Hanley, Austrian Film Museum Vienna.

Link to NECS Conference in Prague

Presentation at ARRI Archive Workshop in Munich

DIASTOR had its first public presentation at the international ARRI Archive workshop in Munich on June 11, 2013 where the project was met with a lot of enthusiasm.

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Link to ARRI Archive Workshop 2013

Kick-off meeting at the Cinémathèque Suisse in Lausanne

On May 2nd the whole team from the academic institutions and the companies gathered at the Cinémathèque Suisse in Lausanne for a kick-off meeting to exchange ideas and to develop specific plans to develop DIASTOR into a fully operational project. Since then, a variety of subgroups were founded focusing on different tasks such as the acquisition of case studies, the development of software modules and the evaluation of international best practices.


The complete DIASTOR team at the kickoff meeting, Cinémathèque suisse Lausanne, May 2, 2013.

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