Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe
- Head of Ukrainian Library in Moscow Arrested After Totally Routine Armed Police Library Raid, The Slate, Oct. 29, 2015
- India & France to Digitise manuscripts, artworks & archives, Medianama, Oct. 29, 2015.
Upcoming Conferences, Events, and Workshops
- IPRES 2015 Lisa Nakamura and Pam Samuelson Keynotes Will be Live streamed.
- We are pleased to announce that both IPRES 2015 keynote addresses will be live streamed. At 9:00 – 10:00 (14:00-15:00 GMT) AM EST on Wednesday, November 4th we will stream Lisa Nakamura’s presentation entitled “The Digital Afterlives of This Bridge Called My Back: Public Feminism and Open Access. On Thursday, November 5th at 9:00 – 10:AM (14:00-15:00 GMT) EST Pam Samuelson will speak on “Mass Digitization of Cultural Heritage: Can Copyright Obstacles Be Overcome?” To tune in, visit: http://livestream.com/unc-sils .
Recent Publications and Resources of Interest
- “Firenze 2016. L’alluvione. Le alluvioni” (Florence 2016: The Flood. The Floods), http://www.firenze2016.it/
- A new issue of the PERICLES FP7 project newsletter is out: http://eepurl.com/bDWjEv
- Find out more about our latest evaluation campaign, domain ontologies and the series of new videos presenting key ideas within PERICLES. PERICLES is a four-year Project (2013-2017) funded by the European Union which aims to address the challenge of ensuring that digital content remains accessible in an environment that is subject to continual change.
- Swenson, Astrid: The Rise of Heritage. Preserving the Past in France,
Germany and England, 1789-1946. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
2013. Review by Aleida Assman, H Soz-Kult, Oct. 28, 2015 (in German).