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"We have woken up in a different world today" (Annalena Baerbock)
Statement of Copernico editorial staff on the war in Ukraine with some references where you can get information about background of the war.
How can ordinary Ukrainians play a role in preserving cultural heritage during wartime? One project that is empowering them is Backup Ukraine which allows volunteers in Ukraine to scan objects in the country, which are then turned into 3D models that are preserved in the digital cloud.
Creating a Space of Freedom
The Museum’s motto is “We study Freedom! We protect Freedom! We create Freedom!”. The institution successfully creates a democratic and creative space that generates social solidarity and activism in wartime conditions. Our guest author Elżbieta Olzacka describes the construction of the...
Data Are Never Neutral
Data are never objective and free from bias or ideological convictions, just like historical sources. Data convey conflicts, hegemonies, and colonialisms. In his latest article, our author Peter Haslinger argues for bringing the epistemic baggage of data and data structures into the focus of digital...
Educational offers on the war against Ukraine
Russia's war against Ukraine has clearly demonstrated society's great need for secure knowledge about the country of Ukraine. With the project "Sustainable and broadly effective educational offers of the Leibniz Network Eastern Europe on the war against Ukraine", the GWZO is helping to close the existing knowledge gap.
ICOM4Ukraine on the protection of cultural property in wartime
Since February 24, 2022 Ukraine has been exposed to the Russian war of aggression. In the media we see not only images of desperate, injured and killed people, but also bombed churches, memorials, theaters and museums. In view of the destruction of numerous art and cultural assets, the question...
SUCHO – Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online
What is the role of digital humanities during wartime? Since February 24th, 2022, Ukraine is enduring attacks from Russian troops. A broad majority stands by Ukraine with various initiatives – humanitarian as well as cultural. We spoke with Stanford University’s Quinn Dombrowski about an...
Spaces - Borders - Projections
Since the beginning of Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine on February 24, 2022, questions around spaces and borders have increasingly appeared on the agenda of Eastern European studies. The contributions to the Copernico Portal’s newest area of focus demonstrate the important role played by space and border-related debates and the processes of appropriation and reinterpretation associated with them.