On November 8th, 2017, Arquivo.pt celebrated its 10th anniversary with the accomplishment of the initiative “Archivo.pt: New ways to travel to the past”. The initiative marked the work developed by Arquivo.pt, a tool that in the future will allow society to understand how the past was in this time, increasingly digital and multimedia.
The program of the event had sessions where it been possible to explore the trajectory of the service and to know the various experiences that the ten years have brought to the work of preserving the Portuguese digital heritage. Speakers included José Pacheco Pereira, historian, and Lulien Masanès, from the Internet Memory Foundation. There were also several workshops and the announcement of the launch of the Archivo.pt 2018 prize was also announced.
The project Arquivo.pt started at LASIGE, when Daniel Gomes, its project manager, were a LASIGE researcher and PhD student, and have been gaining volume at FCT-FCCN where he currently works.