FIAF Commissions' Thursday Workshops

Third workshop of 2024

“Detecting and curating harmful language in cultural heritage collections - the DE-BIAS project in theory and practice”

Thursday 13 June 2024, 5pm (CET)

Duration: 2 hrs

Organized/presented by: Adelheid Heftberger (Host, Head of the CDC and Editor of Treasures), Kerstin Herlt, Julia Welter, (DE-BIAS Project Coordination; DFF - Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum), N.N. (The Netherlands Institute for Sound & Vision).

Limited to 20 participants.

Target group: Everyone who wants to raise archival awareness about language and would like to update descriptions of the archival records. 

Content: Partners from the DE-BIAS project will give an input statement and conduct a workshop with practical examples. We will discuss the challenges such as the size of our collections, the complexity of the undertaking,  how to involve marginalized communities, and how to overcome lack of knowledge or awareness.

Registration Form

Please use the form below to register for the forthcoming Commissions' Thursday Workshop. No fee will be charged, but places will be limited, for reasons of participant comfort and interactivity between participants and speakers. Should there be more applicants and places available, a selection will have to be made by the organizers on the basis of the information contained in the form, so please fill it in as rigorously as possible. Note that submitting this completed form does not guarantee your participation in these workshops.

The deadline for submitting the online form is Thursday 30 May. Selected candidates will be notified by email and will be given their preparatory homework (if applicable) by Thursday 6 June.

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(Currently 300  words to the limit)

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