2nd Central European Genealogy Meeting 2020

Central European Genealogy Meeting online 2020

Warsaw Genealogical Society and the State Archives in Łódź (Poland) in cooperation with the German Genealogical Association AGOFF organized the special online edition of the 2nd Central European Genealogy Meeting 2020.

Honorary patronage: dr Paweł Pietrzyk, General Director of Polish State Archives

Patronage: Foundation „Polish-German Reconciliation”, Polish Genealogy Society, Association of Polish Professional Genealogists

Media patronage: quarterly journal of genealogy More Maiorum

Goal of our Central European Genealogy Meetings is to give a room for exchange ideas for genealogists, archivists and historians from different countries with which Poland has had hundreds of years of history in common or/and neighborhood. Lectures and disputes are a place to exchange information on records and process of migrations

This event consists of two types of activities, lectures and Q&A sessions.

The thematic lectures are posted on dedicated Youtube Channel and covers the following subjects:

  1. Lutsk, Rovne, Zhytomyr Archives. How to use the online inventories of regional State Archives of Ukraine speaker: Sergij Batogowski, Ukraine – June 27, 2020 6PM CET.
  • Introduction to 1945-1990 genealogical resources available in Polish State Archives, speaker: Iwona Fischer, National Archives in Kraków – July 4, 2020 6PM CET.
  • How to defeat you „Cholera”? The fight against epidemy in 1831 in the Oppeln/Opole region, speaker Aleksandra Starczewska-Wojnar, State Archives in Opole – July 4, 2020 6PM CET.
  • Tips on how to read vital records written in the Russian language; speaker Dr Kamila Pawelczyk-Dura, State Archives in Łódź – July 11, 2020 6PM CET.
  • Migration pattern from Poland to central, west and north areas of Germany at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, speakers Gabriele Drop and Simone Schober-Wischkony, Arbeitsgemeinschaft ostdeutscher Familienforscher, AGoFF – July 11, 2020 6PM CET.

All lectures have been translated and are available with the subtitles in English, German and Polish.

Lectures will be followed by series of virtual Q&A sessions.