The Herder Institute in Marburg hosted a two-day workshop on Politics of E-Heritage: Production and Regulation of Digital Memory in Eastern Europe and Russia on 3-4 June, 2019. Adéla Gjuričová from the Institute of Contemporary History in Prague introduced the CADEAH project and presented examples of audiovisual material re-use within the context of East-European history and politics. In her contribution titled “From Digital Utopia to Audiovisual Heritage Re-Use: The Case of Czechoslovak Communist Past” she focused on the interaction between the digital technology and the public memory of the Socialist era in the Czech Republic.

The workshop discussions dealt with actors,practices and strategies in building the digital memory, the diversity and risks of digitization projects, and the specific digital-history production in social media.