Tuesday, February 12, 2019

HistoCrypt 2019

Information on this year's International Conference on Historical Cryptology:

The International Conference on Historical Cryptology (HistoCrypt) is an annual conference on historical cryptology. The 2019 edition will be held from June 23-26, 2019 in the Mundaneum, Mons, Belgium.


HistoCrypt addresses all aspects of historical cryptography and cryptanalysis. The conference's subjects include, but are not limited to:

the use of cryptography in military, diplomacy, business, and other areas

analysis of historical ciphers with the help of modern computerized methods

unsolved historical cryptograms, including the Voynich Manuscript

the Enigma and other encryption machines

the history of modern (computer-based) cryptography

linguistic aspects of cryptography

the influence of cryptography on the course of history

teaching and promoting cryptography in schools, universities, and the public

Participation in the conference is mandatory for at least one author of each accepted paper. 

Submissions from those who are new to the field, particularly students, are very welcome.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Mons, Belgium

The Organizing Committee of HistoCrypt 2019

Contact: jjq@uclouvain.be


  1. Hi Christos

    Do you know anything more about this event? I tried the email but no repy.


    greg m london

    1. I don’t know more details about the event or the people who are organizing it.

  2. Thanks Christos.

    Your site is fantastic - I have been following for several years. I want to thank you for your work. Also the list of associated interesting sites have been a pleasure to explore.


    greg m London