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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...

The Scottish Political Archive (SPA) has joined the NISE network of research and heritage institutes. The NISE network from now on also has a member from Scotland: the Scottish Political Archive. The SPA was established in October 2010 at the University of Stirling, as part of...

A new section has been created on the NISE website, providing a canvas for the announcement of publications, events, courses etc. by the NISE SC and NW members. From now on all members of the NISE Scientific Council and the NISE Network have the opportunity to...

On 17, 18 and 19 February 2011, NISE cojointly with SPIN (Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms) organised a workshop on Choral societies and nationalist mobilization in nineteenth-century Europe. This workshop was held in the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp (Faculty of the Artesis University College) and was made...

To make NISE better known, a brochure and a framework text have been recently published. NISE is based on the cooperation of partners (individual and institutional) throughout Europe. Moreover it also has to reach as many as possible potential users (students, researchers, press etc.), using all...