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New Book

Women and Minority Documentation and Digital Presentation - from Fragmented Data to Integration in the Information Society

Start date:
June 2007

Project duration:
May 2008

The main objectives of the project are to change the attitude to the preservation, description and digitalization of women and minority documentation and to contribute for the democratization of the access to them as a part of cultural heritage and to make easier the access to the cultural and historical heritage of women and ethno-religious groups by encouraging the elaboration of electronic data base of the archive and oral history documents and methodologies of their implementation. The project will contribute for a better presentation of the values of the coexistence of different cultural traditions on the Balkans and for the public visibility of minorities and marginalized by the official memory policies social groups as women. Their very voices will be heard in the society in a better way and the intercultural dialogue will be encouraged.The project will contribute to the development of new methods of collection, descriptions and cataloguing of archive documents. The central state archives and the regional archives will be researched using archive guides, electronic catalogues, central fond card index, thematic and fond reviews and other reference books.


South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Kristina Popova

Project Team: Assoc. Prof. Petar Vodenicharov, Assoc. Prof. Anastasija Pashova, Assoc. Prof. Marijana Piskova, Ph. D. Milena Angelova, Assist. Prof. Nurie Muratova, Assist. Prof. Doncho Georgiev

Project Partners:

Research Platform – Repositioning of Women’s and Gender History in the New European Context, Department of History, University of Vienna

Project Team: Prof. Edith Saurer, Dr. Nikola Langreiter, Dr. Margareth Lanzinger


Centre of Modern Balkan History, University of Belgrade, Philosophy Faculty, Serbia

Project Team: Assoc. Prof. Miroslav Jovanovich, Ass. Prof. Dobravka Stojanovic


Institute of National History, Skopje, University “St.Chyril and Methodij”, Macedonia

Project Leader: Assoc. Prof. Biljana Ristovska-Josifovska


Expert from Romania: Dr Roxana Cheschebec



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