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Digital Archives Summer School

When? 14-18 Sep. 2020
Where? Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, Potsdam, Germany
Language: English
Number of participants: 20       
Cost: 1195 EUR (Early Bird 1115 EUR before 30 March 2020)

Note that FIAF will be offering two scholarships (covering the school fee) to two members of the FIAF community for this course.


The summer school "Digital Archives. Data Literacy and Presentation strategies in Audiovisual Archives" is a 5-day, practice-oriented educational offer directed at staff members of audiovisual archives who would like to enhance their knowledge about digital environments and processes.

The ongoing process of digitalisation presents film archives with the necessity of changing their workflows, strategies, and policies and of providing their staff with additional training. For this reason, the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF decided to establish the "Digital Archives" Summer School in collaboration with FIAF and the FIAF Cataloguing and Documentation Commission, and the Deutsche Kinemathek. The first edition focuses on the subject of data literacy and presentation strategies. The concept was developed by Dr. Adelheid Heftberger, Jürgen Keiper and Prof. Dr. Chris Wahl from an initial idea by Adelheid Heftberger.

The Digital Archives Summer School website is now available HERE. You will find all the informaton you need, the people to contact, and the online registration form to fill in.