Schlagwort-Archive: biography

Petar Djurdjev (Петар Ђурђев)

Petar Djurdjev (Петар Ђурђев). © Petar Djurdjev
Petar Djurdjev (Петар Ђурђев). © Petar Djurdjev

Petar Djurdjev (Петар Ђурђев) was born on January 13, 1978 in Novi Sad (Serbia). Djurdjev finished primary school and grammar school in his hometown. He continued his studies at the University of Novi Sad, studying History at the Faculty of Philosophy. Djurdjev is a historian, high school teacher and head of the Historical Archives of the City of Novi Sad. His research focuses on the following topics: the history of Novi Sad, the history of the Šajkaška region and the history of sports in Novi Sad between First and Second World War. Since September 2013 he has been the head of the Historical Archives of the City of Novi Sad.

Contact:

mailing address: Filipa Visnjica 2, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
mobile: +381604993710
e-mail address: petardjurdjev@gmail.com

Jaan Lehtaru

Jaan Lehtaru
Jaan Lehtaru

Jaan Lehtaru is the head of conservation in Tartu. He has worked at the National Archives since May 1999.
He likes old manuscripts, prints, maps, photos and the challenges related to their conservation. There are a lot of such challenges which is the reason why he has stayed here so long. Another reason is a friendly and supporting working environment at the archives.

NA of Estonia_logoThe National Archives of Estonia is the centre of archival administration in Estonia. The National Archives collects and preserves records documenting history, culture, nationhood, and social conditions in Estonia.
The archives hold 8.8 million items, the oldest of which dates from 1240. In our virtual reading room one has free access to over 15 millions of digital images online and in 2015 already 99% of archival visits were online.
In the project co:op our activities include creating topotheques, organizing “Adventures in archives” and contributing to the blog.

Slobodan Mandić

Slobodan Mandić © Srđan Veljović
Slobodan Mandić © Srđan Veljović

Slobodan Mandić was born on November 23, 1977. He graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade (History Department) in 2005.

He is currently working at the Historical Archives of Belgrade (Assistant Director for Archival Arrangement and Use Department).

Slobodan is the author of the book „Computerization and Historiography 1995–2005“ published by the Historical Archives of Belgrade in 2008 and another publication about influences and aspects of implementations of new technologies in historiography and archives.

Since 2005 he has written more than 150 reviews of websites and internet projects, which have been published in the Annual for Social History from Belgrade. From 2007 to 2008 he took part in the international project “Women and Minority Documentation and Digital Presentation” (Vienna, Blagoevgrad, Belgrade). From 2011 he has been editor-in-chief and online community manager of the website “The 20th Century Library” (Biblioteka XX vek) – edition founded in 1971.

Avra Xepapadakou

Avra Xepapadakou is a lecturer at the Department of Philology at the University of Crete. © Avra Xepapadakou
Avra Xepapadakou is a lecturer at the Department of Philology at the University of Crete. © Avra Xepapadakou

Avra Xepapadakou is a lecturer at the Department of Philology, Division of Theatre and Music Studies, University of Crete, where she teaches History of Theatre and Opera. Her research interests focus on nineteenth-century theatre, music and cultural life.

She has published articles and papers on topics such as the relations between Italian and Ionian opera, the question of westernization/orientalism in Modern Greek theatre and art music, the foreign opera troupes touring in nineteenth-century southeastern Europe and the Orient, the introduction of operetta in the Modern Greek stage.

The subject of her recent book is the Ionian opera composer Pavlos (Paolo) Carrer, (Athens: Fagotto Editions, 2013).

She was the project leader of the Research Project ‘Archivio’, concerning the theatre archive of the Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio and she is a member of the main research team of the Project ARCH-Aristeia II: Archival Research and Cultural Heritage which processes and studies the above theatrical archive. In the spring of 2015 (February-May) she conducted research as a grantee at California State University – Sacramento and recently she was granted the Balzan Musicology award Towards a global history of music (2015-2016).

Eleni Papalexiou

Eleni Papalexiou © Eleni Papalexiou is a lecturer at the Department of Theatre Studies of the University of Peloponnese (Nafplio).
Eleni Papalexiou is a lecturer at the Department of Theatre Studies of the University of Peloponnese (Nafplio). © Eleni Papalexiou

Eleni Papalexiou is a lecturer at the Department of Theatre Studies, School of Fine Arts, University of the Peloponnese (Nafplion), where she teaches contemporary theatre, theatre theory and performance analysis. She holds a Ph.D. in contemporary approaches of Greek tragedy from the Université Sorbonne Paris IV.

She is the author of a monograph entitled When the words turn into matter on the theatre of Romeo Castellucci and the Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio (Athens: Plethron, 2009) and she has published several articles on relevant topics, such as: « Nyx Teleia. Nella notte profonda del mondo greco antico », in Toccare il reale. L’arte di Romeo Castellucci, Napoli: Cronopio, 2015; « The Dramaturgies of the Gaze: Strategies of Vision and Optical Revelations in the Theatre of Romeo Castellucci and the Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio », in Theatre as Voyeurism. The Pleasures of Watching, London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015, and « Le corps comme matière dramatique dans le théâtre de Romeo Castellucci », Utopie et pensée critique dans le processus de création, Besançon : Les Solitaires Intempestifs, 2012.

She was the main researcher of the research project “Archivio” (2012-2013) and is currently a member of the main research team of the European project “Arch: Archival Research and Cultural Heritage-Aristeia II” (2014-today), both concerning the theatre archive of Socìetas Raffaello Sanzio.

As a Fulbright visiting scholar she conducted research at Stanford University (Department of Classics & Department of Theater and Performance Studies, 2014-2015).

Irmgard Christa Becker

Dr. Irmgard Christa Becker © Klaus Schleiter, 2015
Dr. Irmgard Christa Becker © Klaus Schleiter, 2015

Dr. Irmgard Christa Becker ist seit 2010 Leiterin der Archivschule Marburg. Nach dem Studium der Fächer Geschichte und Französisch an den Universitäten Tübingen und Wien mit dem Abschluss Magister der Philosophie belegte sie den 58. Ausbildungskurs am Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Wien, den sie mit der Staatsprüfung abschloss.

Von 1991 bis 1994 arbeitete sie am Lehrstuhl für mittelalterliche Geschichte der Universität Tübingen. Danach absolvierte sie ihr Archivreferendariat beim Land Baden-Württemberg (GLA Karlsruhe). Im Jahr 1996 promovierte sie am Lehrstuhl für mittelalterliche Geschichte der Universität Tübingen mit dem Thema ‚Geistliche Parteien und die Rechtssprechung im Bistum Konstanz im 12. und 13. Jahrhundert‘.

Von 1999 bis 2010 leitete sie das Stadtarchiv Saarbrücken, seit 2010 ist sie Leiterin der Archivschule Marburg.  Bis Anfang März 2016 war sie außerdem Vorsitzende des Verbandes deutscher Archivarinnen und Archivare e.V..

Stephan Makowski

Steph
© Stephan Makowski

Stephan Makowski was born in Germany in 1983 and studied Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Bochum.
Before studying he had absolved an apprenticeship as an IT-specialist.

After his time at university, he became project manager of a digitalization project, funded by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). During this project, he created a tool for generating METS/MODS files for displaying digitized archival material on the internet. The tool is Freeware, currently still in use and will be maintained about the next years.

Eva Lang

Eva Lang
Eva Lang © Archiv des Bistums Passau

Eva Maria Lang, Dipl.-Inf., works as IT project engineer at the Passau Diocesan Archives. She coordinates the electronic assessment and automatic transcription of the hand-written sacramental registers within the READ project.

She holds a Computer Science degree (Universität Passau). Her professional expertise include software & system engineering, project management, research and technical consulting. She successfully completed many projects in textile, automotive and automation industries working hand in hand with industrial partners, research institutions and OEMs. She is a Senior Member of the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization.

While having chosen a primarily technical career path, Eva has been a licensed tour guide in the historic three-rivers city of Passau for more than 15 years. She enjoys introducing visitors and guests to the traditions and sights of her home town.

Birgit Kibal

Birgit Kibal

Birgit Kibal has been working at the National Archives of Estonia for 16 years. She started as an archivist, then she was the head of user service, and currently holds the position of an adviser of the national archivist. She likes the archival theory and practice as well as the everlasting touch of written heritage in the archives.

NA of Estonia_logoThe National Archives of Estonia is the centre of archival administration in Estonia. The National Archives collects and preserves records documenting history, culture, nationhood, and social conditions in Estonia.
The archives hold 8.8 million items, the oldest of which dates from 1240. In our virtual reading room one has free access to over 15 millions of digital images online and in 2015 already 99% of archival visits were online.
In the project CO:OP our activities include creating topotheques, organizing “Adventures in archives” and contributing to the blog.