Saving the web : the promise of a Belgian web archive

18-10-2019 from 09:00 to 16:30
The national library of Belgium (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Brussel), Auditorium Lippens - Kunstberg, Bruxelles
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This colloquium takes place in the context of the PROMISE project , which is developing a federal strategy for preserving the Belgian web.

Please join us for the colloquium ‘Saving the Web: the Promise of a Belgian web archive’ on Friday 18 October 2019 at KBR.

During the colloquium, the results of the PROMISE research project will be presented. The research project financed by BELSPO through its BRAIN-be programme aims to develop a collaborative federal strategy for the preservation of the Belgian web.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr Niels Brügger (Aarhus University)

Project partners:

  • KBR
  • State Archives
  • Ghent University (Research Group for Media, Innovation and Communication Technologies ; Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities)
  • Namur University (Research Centre in Information, Law and Society)
  • University college Bruxelles-Brabant (Unité de Recherche et de Formation en Sciences de l’Information et de la Documentation).


The colloquium is organised with support of Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique.