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From January 1, 2012, a new organizational tier is being introduced within NISE, allowing Associated Members to participate with all its activities on an ad hoc basis. The scheme is designed to offer the possibility for NISE to expand its reach without reducing the operability of the...

The first issue of a new NISE series called Proceedings is now available. It presents the results of the first NISE conference; the publication concerns itself with the first subject of data entry into the database and (mainly) the archival situation for national movements. The new...

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...