2023 EDAC meeting – public events in Emmendingen, Germany

Join us at the 2023 EDAC meeting public events on 14-15 April in Emmendingen, Germany. The 2023 EDAC meeting is kindly hosted by Deutsches Tagebucharchiv. Emmendingen Old Town HallMarktplatz 1, 79312 Emmendingen, GermanyThe events are free, due limited space please register at info@edac-eu.org Friday, 14 April 2023, 17.00 – 19.30  Round Table Discussion Keynote Speech„Diaries […]

2022 EDAC virtual meeting

Members of the European Ego-Documents Archive and Collections Network (EDAC) convened for an annual meeting on 24 September 2022. During this virtual meeting, the members introduced their organisations and the latest activities. They also spoke about challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Le Stelle in Tasca and Arquivo dos Diários joined the EDAC meeting for […]

2020 EDAC virtual meeting

Members of the European Ego-Documents Archive and Collections Network (EDAC) convened for a virtual meeting on 17 October 2020. The focus of the meeting were discussions on how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected individual organisations and about the prospective 2021 EDAC conference. The Expatriate Archive Centre (EAC) is the Secretariat of EDAC. Kristine Racina, the […]

Film about diaries: “Diaries. Inscribed in history”

Diary film : Inscribed in history. The Collection of Women’s Estates at the University of Vienna from Collection of Women’s Estates on Vimeo . 2014, 20 minutes (in German). The work of the Sammlung Frauennachlässe is presented on the basis of selected diary collections from the collection of women’s estates, basic questions of genre discussions from auto / biographical sources are discussed […]

2015 EDAC Meeting, Amsterdam

“Europe’s Treasure Hunters: The founding of a network of European diary archives and collections” By Philipe Lejeune, translated from French to English by Jeanne-Marie Soeting-Hellinger* Amsterdam, June 5, 2015. About fifteen people from autobiographical archives throughout Europe have come together at the Meertens Institute, which houses the Nederlands Dagboekarchief, founded in 2010 by Mirjam Nieboer […]

2018 EDAC Meeting, Vienna

After a smaller scale network meeting at the “Deutsches Tagebucharchiv” [German Diary Archive] in Emmendingen in late autumn 2017, the second EDAC network meeting took place in Vienna on 19 and 20 October 2018. The two-day event was organised by the “Sammlung Frauennachlässe” [Collection of Women’s Personal Papers] at the University of Vienna’s Department of […]

June 2015: European Diary Archives and Collections (EDAC) is founded

In June 2015, a network of collections of auto/biographical writings or – at first defined more narrowly – of diary archives and collections was founded in Amsterdam. It was initiated by Miriam Nieboer, Monica Soeting and Nina Wijsbek from the “Nederlands Dagboekarchief” [Dutch Diary Archive], and it was agreed to name this European network “EDAC […]

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