International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – October 30, 2015

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

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

  • 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).
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