Workshop “Research Data Management” – Few places available!



Workshop “Research Data Management” – Few places available!

For the workshop “Research Data Management in African Studies” (10-11 October 2018 in Bayreuth) few places are still available!

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If you have questions or would like to register please email Aïsha Othman and Andrea Nicolas at

10-11 October 2018, Bayreuth University

All lectures will be held in German language.


Wednesday, 10 October 2018

19:00 – open end      „Pre-Conference“ – Informal Get Together

Place: Restaurant „Eule” (near the market place)
Kirchgasse 8, 95444 Bayreuth

(You will have to pay yourself for food and drinks.)

Tuesday, 11 October 2018

09:00 – 09:30             Aïsha Othman (Specialised Information Service for African Studies, Frankfurt/Main)

Ralf Brugbauer (Bayreuth University)

Christian Laforsch (Vice president of Bayreuth University, requested): Welcome

Panel A: Data Management in African Studies

09:30 – 10:00              Sigrid Horsch-Albert (Bayreuth University):

„DEVA, an information system for research on Africa“

10:00 – 10:30              Ralf Brugbauer / Franz Kogelmann (Bayreuth University):

„Research data management in African studies at the University of Bayreuth“

10:30 – 11:00              Henning Schreiber (Hamburg University):

„The NCAC Digital Archive“

11:00 – 11:30               Coffee break

Panel B: Comparative Perspectives

11:30 – 12:00              Birte Pfeiffer (GIGA Information Center, Hamburg):

„Research data management in area studies – the example of the GIGA Research Data Service“

12:00 – 12:30              Matthias Kaun (State Library, Berlin):

„Research data infrastructure and the CrossAsia project“

12:30 – 14:00               Lunch break

Panel C: Legal Perspectives

14:00 – 14:30              Harald Müller (Copyright Alliance):

„Legal perspectives: copyrights of research data“

14:30 – 15:00              Elke Brehm (Technical Information Library, Hannover):

„Legal perspectives: privacy and personal rights“

15:00 – 15:15               Coffee break

Panel D: Infrastructures

15:15 – 15:45              Sabine Imeri (University Library, Humboldt University, Berlin):

„Research data management of the Specialised Information Service for Social and Cultural Anthropology

15:45 – 16:15              Lisa Klaffki (Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel):

„Dariah-DE: Digital research infrastructure for cultural studies and the humanities“

16:15 – 16:45              Susanne Kretzer (Bremen University):

„Flexible strategies for research-friendly archiving and secondary use of qualitative primary research data“

16:45 – 17:15              Final discussion

The workshop is jointly organised by the Specialised Information Service for African Studies, DEVA and Bayreuth University Library.