Geneva 2013

 

Conference Participants

Project Progressions and Editorial ­Practices 2011–2013

Conference Proceedings

Program

Tuesday, October 1

19.00

Welcome Reception
(Restaurant Vieux-Bois)
Sacha Zala
(Director, Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland
Hans Ulrich Jost
(President, Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland

Wednesday, October 2

 8.30

Registration (Pregny Gate)

Welcome Coffee and opportunity to visit the League of Nations Archive and Museum

 9.30

Conference Opening (Salle XII)
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
(Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva)

10.00

Status Reports I

10.45

Coffee Break

11.15

Status Reports II

12.30

Lunch

14.00

Picture

14.30

Status Reports III

15.30

Coffee Break

16.00

Diplomacy & Global Governance – The ICRC Experience
Dr. Peter Maurer (President, International Committee of the Red Cross)

16.30

Plenary Meeting

18.00

Visit of the Musée des Suisses dans le Monde and Official Conference Dinner offered by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs
Ambassador Alexandre Fasel (Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations Office in Geneva)

Thursday, October 3

9.15

Plenary Meeting (Salle XII)

9.30

Parallel Workhops

Diplomatic documents and social media
Chair: Michael Kennedy (Documents on Irish Foreign Policy)
Salle A.662

The many languages of diplomatic documents
Chair: Marc Dierikx (Dutch Foreign Relations Editing Projects)
Salle XV

Going online and connecting diplomatic documents – possibilities of digital collaborations
Chair: Joseph Wicentowski (Foreign Relations of the United States)
Salle S4

10.30

Coffee Break

11.00

Plenary Meeting

12.45

Lunch (Restaurant des Délégués)

14.15

Transfer to Prangins

15.00

Visit of the Château de Prangins (Swiss National Museum)

 

Boat Cruise Nyon – Geneva 

18.15

Dinner

Friday, October 4

 9.00

Registration (Pregny Gate)

Welcome Coffee

10.00

Symposium Opening (Salle XII)
Sacha Zala (Director, Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland)
Benedikt Hauser (Head Education Strategy and Cooperation, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation)

10.30

Panel 1
Matthias Schulz (University of Geneva): Of Concerts, Transnational Movements, and International Bureaus: Origins and Trajectories of International Governance in the 19th Century
Madeleine Herren (University of Basle): The League of Nations or how to hide the effects of global governance
Sacha Zala (Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland): Switzerland Facing Global Governance

12.30

Pause and opportunity to visit the League of Nations Archive and Museum

14.00

Panel 2

Sandrine Kott (University of Geneva):
Adam Howard (Foreign Relations of the United States): Diplomacy and Discord: The United States, the United Nations, and the Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1947-1976
Maurice Vaïsse (Documents Diplomatiques Français): La France à l'ONU en 1971

16.30

End of the Conference and opportunity to visit the League of Nations Archive and Museum

Saturday, October 5
Morning Cultural Programme