3. Central European Genealogy Meeting 2021

The Warsaw Genealogical Society together with the State Archive in Łódź, in cooperation with the German genealogical Society AGoFF (Arbeitsgemeinschaft ostdeutscher Familienforscher), wish to cordially invite you to participate in the 3rd Central European Genealogical Meetings 2021 on June 19, 2021, a free, virtual event online.

This time organised live, online! This year’s edition will not only include live presentations but also will provide an opportunity for the participants to ask questions to the presenters directly after the lectures during the Q&A sessions.

We aim to provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge by genealogists, archivists, and historians from Central and Eastern European countries. We focus on presenting sources and research methods needed by all those involved in researching the history of their own families.



Please take a note that in order to listen to the simultaneous interpretation, you will need to install the “Zoom” platform prior to logging into our Conference Call.

It is recommended that you download/update the latest “Zoom” version at


You can also take part in our Conference on your Smartphone. However, you will need to ensure that you have access to a microphone.

After joining the Conference call, please select your preferred language by selecting the GLOBUS icon (INTERPRETATION). You will find this icon at the bottom right of the screen and when clicked on a list of available languages will appear. The interpretation option is uniquely available in the “Zoom” platform.

Additional documents

Tutorial how to use  resources at the Russian State Historical Archive in St. Petersburg (RGIA)

Schedule in the Central European Time (Schedule in PDF):

Honorary patronage: Dr Paweł Pietrzyk, General Director of the Polish State Archives
Patronage: The Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, The Polish Genealogical Society,
Association of Polish Professional Genealogists
Media patronage: Quarterly published genealogical magazine More Maiorum, Facebook Polish Genealogy Group.


3. Central European Genealogy Meeting 2021 bios