Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe:
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 The exhibition “To the promised land: Slovenian women in America” combines published and unpublished sources from multiple archival repositories in Slovenia.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.