17th annual conference of the AG Regionalportale

13 May 2024 - News
From May 6 to 8, 2024, the annual conference of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft deutschsprachiger Portale zur Regionalgeschichte und Landeskunde took place at the Saxon State Library (SLUB) in Dresden. In the panel focusing on "Sensitive data" Cornelius Goop gave a presentation on the topic: “Sensitive data and social proximity in a small state: contemporary historical topics in the Historical Dictionary of the Principality of Liechtenstein”.

The conference presented and discussed current developments and challenges in the field of online services relating to regional history. This year's main topic, “Sensitive data”, was dedicated to an issue that also plays an important role in updating and expanding the Historical Dictionary of the Principality of Liechtenstein online. In his presentation, Cornelius Goop dealt with the handling of sensitive or delicate data in the processing of contemporary historical topics in the Historical Dictionary. Among other things, he addressed topics such as politics of history, social proximity in a small state and the problem of representing people who are still alive in the dictionary.