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The Scientific Council welcomes Diana Mishkova as new member. Alan Sked has left the council. Diana Mishkova is head of the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) in Sofia and professor of history at the Department of Southeast-European History at Sofia University. She has held various scientific...

The network has over the last few months been enlarged with four more institutes: the Herder-Institut (Marburg), the European Center for Minority Issues (ECMI) (Flensburg), An Foras Feasa (Maynooth) and the Dansk Centralbibliotek (Flensburg). This brings the total to 24 institutes, projects or networks from 13 countries. The...

On 17 November 2011, a seminar took place at the ADVN in Antwerp for all institutes, projects and networks linked to the NISE platform. Central to the meeting stood the NISE database. After a presentation of the data model and its applications, the participants got the opportunity...

On Friday 27 May 2011, the third gathering of the Scientific Council (SC) took place in Vienna, at the Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte of the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU). Its director Peter Berger and researcher (as well as member of the council) Johannes Koll acted as...

Three new members have joined the Scientific Council: Philipp Ther from the University Vienna, Hanno Brand from the Fryske Akademy and Maria Kovacs from the Central European University. Historian and cultural scientist Philipp Ther is professor at the Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte der Universität Wien. He...

NISE has joined forces with an archival network called ICARUS (International Centre for Archival Research), based in Vienna. It consists for the moment mainly of (state) heritage institutes in Central and Eastern Europe, but has already gained considerable expertise in funding and carrying out international archival...

On 27 May 2011 a lecture was held by Alan Sked from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Nations and Empires. The event followed the third meeting of the NISE Scientific Council in Vienna. The venue was the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Augasse 2-6 (UZA I...

The Bayernpartei (BP), a Bavarian party which was established right after the Second World War, has transferred to NISE its remaining archives, which will from now on be kept at the ADVN depot. NISE is best known for its heuristic and historiographic objectives, but it also...