Deborah Jenkins has been a member of the International Council on Archives for many years and serves on its Executive Board. She previously chaired the ICA section for Local, Municipal and Territorial Archives for 8 years and is now President of EURBICA, the European Regional Council of ICA which ranges over more than forty countries – from Iceland to Israel. Dr Jenkins directed London Metropolitan Archives and a number of other heritage services for the City of London up to 2012.
Mirna Willer is Professor at the University of Zadar, Department of Information Sciences, Croatia.
She teaches courses in theory and practice of information organisation at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels. Among other international body memberships, she has been a member and chair of the IFLA Permanent UNIMARC Committee, member of the Working Group on FRANAR, chair and member of the ISBD Linked Data Study Group, and chair and member of the ISBD Review Group. Mirna Willer weiterlesen
Dr. Jesper Zedlitz is a Senior Software Engineer and in his free time a board member of the Computer Genealogy Association, where he is responsible for all topics related to computer science.
He studied computer science in Kiel until 2005. This was followed by a number of positions, both non-university and at the university, among others at a large German Internet provider and the „ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics“. Since completing his doctorate in
2013 until the beginning of 2018, he has been a research associate at the Communication Systems Group at the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Kiel. His main research topics were conceptual modeling, Digital Humanities and Citizen Science. He has participated in numerous interdisciplinary projects with historians, linguists and musicologists. Since the beginning of 2018 he is working as Senior Software Engineer for a Hamburg based software company. Jesper Zedlitz weiterlesen
Archivist, Specialization Course in Documentary Sciences, by the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra.
Since 2008, he has been a member of the Intergovernmental Committee of the ADAI Program Iberarchives, to support the development of Ibero-American archives and a member of the Latin American Archives Association (ALA) regional branch of the International Archives Council. Silvestre Lacerda weiterlesen
Rafael Dorian Chelaru is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Archival Sciences at the ”Al. I. Cuza” Academy, Bucharest (RO) since 2006.
He worked previously in the National Archives of Romania (1998-2006) and became specialized in the history of Catholicism in Early Modern Europe, a domain in which he obtained his Ph.D in 2009.
From July 2014 until September 2017 he led the research project Virtual Genealogical Archive.
Christoph Gstaltmeyr, Jahrgang 1959, Wien-Floridsdorf, Religionslehrer, Religionsportal www.schule.at, freier Journalist im Bereich Kultur, Bildung und kirchlicher Medien. Themenbereiche: Gott und die Welt, Ahnenforschung, Österreichische Zeitgeschichte (Hernals, Altes Wien, Nationalsozialismus). Verheiratet, sechs Kinder, sieben Enkelkinder.
Walter Daser, born 6.3.1944 in Kematen in Tirol
Employed for 38 years by a transnational IT-company, in different functions. Starting as a local customer engineer and field manager, becoming later on a program manager in the European HQs, national manager of Service Business and manager of HW Services in the HQs for Central and Eastern Europe.
After retirement, I completed studies for political sciences at the University of Innsbruck and became a volunteer employee with the Red Cross Tirol till 2016, in different functions in the area of migration.
Since nearly 30 years I am a nonprofessional genealogy researcher, working on a number of genealogy projects, including my own family and my home-village. I have some experience in computer-genealogy, working finally with a true internet solution.
Helga Ebner, Dr. phil., geb. 1944 in Annaberg, NÖ.
Volksschule in Zell/Pram, OÖ, Gymnasium in Schärding.
Studium der Germanistik und Anglistik an der Universität Wien, Dissertation über ein mundartkundliches Thema.
Kurze Tätigkeit in der Dudenredaktion in Mannheim.
Neben Familienarbeit Rezensionstätigkeit, Aufsätze zur Kinder- und Jugendliteratur, Mitautorin an der „Literatur in Linz“, einer Linzer Literaturgeschichte, Aufsätze und Vorträge zu literarischen Themen.
Verfasserin einer Deutschgrammatik und eines Übungsbuchs zur Grammatik („Durchstarten Deutsch“)
Ab 1989 bis zur Pensionierung an der Pädagogischen Akademie der Diözese Linz in der Ausbildung von Deutschlehrern an Hauptschulen tätig.
Dr. Joachim Kemper ist Archivar und Historiker. Nach Stationen bei den staatlichen Archiven Bayerns und als Leiter der Abteilung Kulturelles Erbe Speyer ist er seit dem Jahr 2015 Leiter der Abteilung Sammlungen am Institut für Stadtgeschichte in Frankfurt am Main. Sein besonderes Interesse liegt im Bereich der Sozialen Medien und Offenen Archive – https://archive20.hypotheses.org/
Born in Eindhoven (the Netherlands) in 1958, Peer Boselie studied as an archivist (Den Haag 1979). Also studied theology and church-history (Heerlen/Nijmegen 1996). He worked as an archivist in Eindhoven, Maastricht and Sittard. Since 1999 he is director of the Sittard-Geleen and regional archives, from 2010 to 2015 also director of the Euregional Historic Centre (now Archief De Domijnen). Peer Boselie weiterlesen
Dagmar Weidinger is a trained art historian. She has studied at the Universities of Vienna, London (UK) and Tours (F). After her PhD she has worked as a curator, lecturer and journalist, writing for various national and international newspapers and magazines. She joined ICARUS in 2014 taking over the press and public relations activities as well as working on the „insights“-magazine together with Kerstin Muff.
Martina Bolom-Kotari, PhD. (*1981) – was born in Havířov. She received her master and doctoral degree at the Masaryk University in Brno, Faculty of Arts, Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies. Between 2008 and 2010 she worked as an archivist at the Security Service Archive.
Since 2010 she has been working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies, Philosophical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové in East Bohemia.
Since 2017 she is the head of Department. Her scientific interest lies in sigillography, with a special focus on the late medieval period and Early-Modern Age. She researches church history, church administration, late medieval and Early-Modern Age diplomatics. In her free time she enjoys travelling, walking and reading.
Daniel Jeller is an Austrian historian and information technology expert and the head of digitisation and IT at ICARUS, the International Centre for Archival Research in Vienna.
His work, apart from managing the digitisation and technical equipment at ICARUS is currently focussed on digitisation technologies and the effects of the so called Digital Age, the increased use of computer technologies in every aspect of life, on the study of history and auxiliary sciences of history. He started pursuing this topic while working as digitisation technician for ICARUS, where he was employed during his studies at the University of Vienna. The experiences he made during the various digitisation projects resulted in his master thesis “Archival material in the age of its digital reproduction”.
Additionally, he works on several software projects from the field of the Digital Humanities, mainly the Monasterium and ProDomo by ICARUS.
PhDr. Karel Maráz, Ph.D. was born on 16 August 1971 in Brno. From 1985 to 1989 he studied at the Grammar school in Mikulov, from 1989 to 1994 at the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University, fields of study: History and Archival Science (Master’s degree, 1994).
His postgraduate studies took place at the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University from 1994 to 2002, where he majored in Auxiliary Sciences Historical, specialising in sigillography (Ph.D. degree, 2002). He also completed his Pral doctorate examination (PhDr.) at the same faculty in 2003.
He worked as an archivist at the Moravian Land Archive in Brno from 1994 to 1996, as a scientist at the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University, Institute of Auxiliary Sciences of History and Archival Science from 1996 to 2015.
Since 2015, he has worked for National Conservation Office, T. O. in Kroměříž and he has been lecturing at the Department of Auxiliary Historical Sciences and Archive Studies of Charles University in Prag (focusing medieval sigillography). His publication activity (selection) may be found on www.is.muni.cz (ID 1476, Karel Maráz).