The Way Ahead: Future Challenges for Genealogy 2018 Conference

Country: United Kingdom

City: York

Abstr. due: 30.05.2018

Dates: 20.10.18 — 20.10.18

Area Of Sciences: History and archeology;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG)


Colleagues. The Register of Qualified Genealogists are pleased to announce the call for papers for a conference “The Way Ahead: Future Challenges for Genealogy” to be held at the National Railway Museum, York, England on 20 October 2018.

The conference is organised by the Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG) and will take place at the National Railway Museum, York on 20 October 2018. It is a pleasure to invite you to submit an abstract to give a presentation at the conference. Further information about the conference can be found at

The theme of conference will be “The Way Ahead: Future Challenges for Genealogy”.

Topics of interest for presentations.

    Future challenges for family history and genealogical studies.
    Improving genealogical practice.
    The challenges for future genealogical education.
    Projects undertaken for academic genealogical programmes of study such as dissertations or other studies.
    Presentations based on published papers in peer reviewed journals.
    DNA studies within genealogical research.
    Genealogy and adoption.
    Archiving and storing data/digitisation/security of storing data and the challenges of large collections of data being made accessible.
    Reconstituted families and fragmentation. How will changes to the family affect genealogical practice in the future?


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