International Conference “Social resilience and stronger professional networks as preconditions for peace”

As a EKN Grant project an international conference “Social resilience and stronger professional networks as  preconditions for peace”  took place in Chisinau in from 9-10 October 2023 with the participants from the National Library of the Republic of Moldova, Germany, Ukraine, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia and Romania.

Call for Papers: Twitter and beyond

The archiving, cataloguing and provision of dynamic data from social media present challenges which affect researchers, research institutions, libraries and archives in equal measure, and the best way to solve these problems is through collaboration and partnership. These issues will be explored during a conference to be held at the German National Library in Frankfurt am Main on 19 and 20 March 2024. You are welcome to contribute a paper!

Exhibition “Black & White: an aesthetic of photography

This exhibition brings together black and white masterpieces from the photographic collections of the BnF. Nadar, Man Ray, Ansel Adams, Willy Ronis, Helmut Newton, Diane Arbus, Mario Giacomelli, Robert Frank, William Klein, Daido Moriyama, Valérie Belin…: the great names of French and international photography are brought together in an exhibition featuring circa 300 prints and covering 150 years of the history of black and white photography, from its origins in the 19th century to contemporary creation.

National Library of Lithuania archival document added to the UNESCO programme “World Memory” national register

The Kražiai Organist’s Notebook (1618), preserved in the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, has been recognised as a documentary heritage object of national importance. It is the eleventh documentary heritage object of the National Library to enter the UNESCO programme “World Memory” national register.