In 8 and 9 September, Ghent an international conference on the future of digital archives, museums and historical social research.

Amsab-ISH, in collaboration with the University of Ghent, this autumn will host a major international conference in early September in Ghent. Under the title "Digital Dreams: Information Technology, Social History Research and the Future of Archives, Museums and Libraries" will be presentations are offered on the use of computers and information technology and how the future operation of archives and museums and scientific research will change these settings.

Dream or nightmare? The complete call for papers here. Proposals can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and this until late June.

The conference takes place at the Krook, the new high-tech city library in Ghent, and is organized by IALHI-International Association of Labor History Institutions and Worklab-International Association of Labor Museums, with the support of ITH International Conference of Labor and Social History and ELHN-European Labor History Network.