The Open Jerusalem project’s international workshop, entitled “Opening Open Jerusalem: Tracing Historical Paths through the Jerusalem Archives Digital Platform,” took place at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice on 8–9 October 2018.

It aimed to serve as a forum for presenting the new Open Jerusalem web platform (, deepening discussions and initiating scientific debates, with contributions from members of the Open Jerusalem team, scholars specializing in related topics, urban historians and specialists of the region.

Karène Sanchez Summerer was invited panellist.