Slovenian Archives Training in Ljubljana

Applications are now being accepted by a Republic of Slovenia archival training program scheduled in September 2008 in Ljubljana. The program supports preservation of cultural materials related to Slovenian migration.

The government of Slovenia, Office for Slovenes Abroad and the Archives of the Republic of Slovenia, in cooperation with the Scientific Research Center of the Slovenia Academy of Arts and Sciences-Institute of Slovenian Migration Studies, have organized and financed an international professional seminar of Slovenian archiving. The seminar, which will accept 15-20 participants, will take place Sept. 15-20 in Ljubljana.

The objectives of the seminar are to cover the fundamentals of archiving, to establish connections with professional archiving organizations in Slovenia, to generate through participants international networks of Slovenian migration archives, and to increase the awareness of the value of collecting and maintaining archives that preserve Slovenian culture around the world.

Applications can be electronically sent to urad.slovenci@gov.si

For more information, contact the Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia in Cleveland, which has the following hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.

Send inquiries to:
Dr. Zvone Zigon
Consulate General for Republic of Slovenia
55 Public Square, Suite 945
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Phone 216-589-9220
Fax: 216-589-9210