The GCI, the Academy of Fine Arts and Design (Bratislava), and the Slovak National Library (Martin) are organizing a symposium, "Photograph Heritage in Central, Southern, and Eastern Europe: Past, Present, and Future," to be held November 5–8, 2007, in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. To date, representatives from Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia have agreed to give presentations at the symposium detailing their countries' history of photography, their notable photograph collections, and past and present work in the preservation of their national photographic heritage.

For more information on the symposium, including registration and participation, visit the Getty Web site or contact:

Gary Mattison
GCI Science Department Coordinator
Tel: 310 440-6214