Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe
- 70 years after the end of World War in Europe, the Central Archives of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation (CAMO), in collaboration with the German Historical Institute in Moscow, opens a significant collection of records from the German Wehrmacht for research. The ongoing collaborative project has been digitizing the collection since last year, and plans to make many of the documents available for online research. More information at (in German): http://www.maxweberstiftung.de/aktuelles/aktuelles-presse/einzelansicht-pressemeldungen/datum/2015/04/23/bislang-unveroeffentlichte-wehrmachtsakten-jetzt-online-zugaenglich.html
- Albania declassifies its secret police archives (in French)
- Kung fu archivist in Hong Kong seeks Unesco listing for Hakka style of martial art: A joint project between the International Guoshu Association and City University, called the Hong Kong Martial Arts Living Archive Project, seeks to create an archive of kung fu styles using 3D motion capture technology.
- Nanjing plans exhibition on Russia’s ‘Flying Tigers’