Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe
- “UNESCO Director-General commends national efforts to curb smuggling of antiquities from Iraq and Syria,” (6 June 2015).
- The Telegraph: “Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting,” (8 June 2015).
- Human Rights at Home Blog: “UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women to Visit U.S.,” (9 June 2015).
Recent Publications and Resources of Interest
- The Society of American Archivists (SAA) has named Michelle Caswell the 2015 recipient of the Waldo Gifford Leland Award for her book: Archiving the Unspeakable: Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia (Critical Human Rights) (University of Wisconsin Press: April 2014).
- “Children and Armed Conflict (CAC) Accountability Resource Database”: http://bit.ly/1AMyvji.
- The May 2015 issue of the ICA-Human Rights Working Group Newsletter (HRWG) is now available online: http://tinyurl.com/oj3atw9.
- ICA-Section on Archival Education and Training (SAE) Annual Conference 2015
- This year the ICA Section on Archival Education and Training (SAE) is holding its annual conference at the University of Maryland, College Park on Sunday July 12. The theme is: Social Justice/Injustice in Archival Education, Research, and Practice. The program includes papers on archival education in Africa, developing curricula for social justice, current issues in access to archives in China and more. The presenters are from the USA, China, the United Kingdom and Australia. We look forward to an engaging day of discussion on education in our field.
- The conference program is available at: http://www.ica-sae.org/.
- This is an all-day event, starting at 8:45 AM and concluding at 4:45 PM. If you wish to attend or have any additional inquiries about the conference, please email Sigrid McCausland at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 26.