International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – September 30, 2016

Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe:
The government archives of New Zealand has posted a discussion document outlining a long-term vision for the next 40 years of the institution which will celebrate its first centenary in 2057.

In an effort to bring to justice the perpetrators of acts of cultural heritage destruction in Timbuktu, Mali, the International Criminal Court in the Netherland’s Hague charged  Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi with the war crime of destroying sacred monuments in Timbuktu.

A new facility for the National Records Centre and Archives of Uganda opens in Kampala:

The entire Ringelblum Archive consisting of over 30,000 archival documents to be made available online for the study of the Warsaw Ghetto.

Publications and Resources of Interest:

An exhibit documenting Slovenian women who left their homeland for the United States is on display at the National and University Library in Ljubljana. The exhibition “To the promised land: Slovenian women in America” combines published and unpublished sources from multiple archival repositories in Slovenia.


Conferences and CFPs:

Amerasia Journal Special Issue: Exhibiting Race and Culture

Call for contributions discussing representation of race and culture, issues often confronted by archivists around the world.


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