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.
https://www.govt.nz/browse/engaging-with-government/have-your-say/archives-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 The exhibition “To the promised land: Slovenian women in America” combines published and unpublished sources from multiple archival repositories in Slovenia.

http://www.nuk.uni-lj.si/eng/node/500

 

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.

https://networks.h-net.org/node/18682/discussions/136126/cfp-amerasia-journal-exhibiting-race-and-culture-issue

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