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2019 Conference - held at the Plaza hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Conference Workshops 2019

Cyrillic for Beginners Workshop

In this two day afternoon workshop, you will learn the Russian alphabet in both print and cursive Cyrillic. There will be fun, interactive practice in recognizing, reading, pronouncing and writing the Cyrillic characters. By the end of the workshop, you will already be starting to read original Russian genealogical records.

Tracks / Sessions for 2019

Austro-Hungarian Track

Austro-Hungarian Empire Geography

Participants will learn historical jurisdictional and cultural geography of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This will include boundary changes and ethno-linguistic geography and how these things affect record keeping. Participants will be introduced to a major gazetteer that is used for Austro-Hungarian Empire research.