International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – August 28, 2015

Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe

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International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – August 21, 2015

Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe

*We’re at SAA this week so this update is short! We’ll return next week with posts on the conference, election results and many more news items*

  • The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) just launched their Risk Register documentary heritage. See the IFLA announcement for more details.

ARCHIVES 2015 – Sessions relating to international archival affairs

ARCHIVES 2015 in Cleveland is just around the corner!

This year there are several sessions that may be of interest to IAART members, including:

Aug. 18th

1:30 pm — 2:30 pm: Research Forum Poster: The Great Japan Earthquake and Digital Archives

August 19th

8:00 am – 12:00 pm: Japanese-American Confinement Collections Symposium

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Human Rights Archives Roundtable

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: IAART and LACCHA Roundtable (Agenda available here)

August 20th

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Session 104: Advocating for Access Through Japanese-U.S. Pilot Project About Atomic-Bomb related Archives

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Session 105: Connecting Collections and International Communities in Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Session 109: ICA Expert Group on Archival Description: Interim Report on the Development of a Conceptual Model

August 21st

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm: Session 508: The Role of Archivists in the Search for Truth and Reconciliation

For those of you unable to attend in person, we plan to publish session recaps after SAA.

International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – August 14, 2015

SAA Annual Meeting 2015, Cleveland, OH

SAA Joint Meeting between the International Archival Affairs (IAA) Roundtable and Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives (LACCHA) Roundtable (19 August 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – August 7, 2015

SAA Annual Meeting 2015, Cleveland, OH

Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe

  • Iraq building a digital library to stop ISIS destroying thousands of years of human learning (The Independent)
  • Soviet historian Robert Conquest dies at 98 (New York Times)
  • Witnesses to Hiroshima atomic bomb pass their stories to a new generation (New York Times)
  • The New Yorker republishes their August 31, 1946 Hiroshima issue in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of the bombing (New Yorker)

Recent Publications and Resources of Interest

Upcoming Conferences, Events, and Workshops