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Saving the web: the promise of a Belgian web archive

18 October 2019
08:00 - 15:30

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18 October 2019
08:00 - 15:30





This colloquium on web archiving is organised by the researchers of the PROMISE project which aims to develop a federal strategy for the preservation of the Belgian web. Speakers will all speak their own language (French, Dutch or English). Simultaneous translation will be provided.



8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome by Sara Lammens (KBR) and Dr Karel Velle (State Archives)
9:15 – 9:45 National web archives: the land of promise for researchers

Keynote by Prof. Dr Niels Brügger (Aarhus University)

9:45 – 10:45 Introducing the PROMISE project

Speakers: Sophie Vandepontseele (KBR); Friedel Geeraert (KBR/State Archives); Dr Peter Mechant (UGhent); Alejandra Michel (CRIDS – UNamur)

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 11:50 Towards a Belgian strategy

Speakers: Sébastien Soyez (State Archives); Dr Rolande Depoortere (State Archives); Sophie Vandepontseele (KBR)

11:50 – 12:20 Technological aspects

Speaker: Gerald Haesendonck (UGhent)

12:20 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:45 Access to collections for the broad public (panel)

Speakers: Pierre de Mûelenaere (Onlit); Philippe Nothomb (Rossel group); Dr Tine Vekemans (AMSAB); Prof. Dr Cécile de Terwangne (CRIDS – Unamur) Sophie Vandepontseele (KBR); Dr Rolande Depoortere (State Archives)

14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:30 Using web archives for researchers

Speakers: Sally Chambers (GhentCDH) ; Eveline Vlassenroot (UGhent) ; Prof. Dr Valérie Schafer (University of Luxembourg), Jesse de Vos (Beeld & Geluid), Patricia Blanco

16:30-16:45 Synthesis of the two panels by Prof. Dr Valérie Schafer (University of Luxembourg)


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