Weekly News Roundup – March 10, 2017

Our weekly news roundup from around the globe

  •  Card index on Jewish victims (Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland) now online at the ITS. ITS press release.
  • Jean Baptiste Schroeder, Les archives du Maréchal Pétain, chef de l’Etat français, sont des archives publiques.Village de la Justice, March 7, 2017.
    (Background article on the decision by a French court that documents from Marshal Pétain, acquired by a private dealer, constitute public archives.)
  • Supreme Court to decide if residential school abuse stories should be destroyed, Global News, Oct 27, 2016, (interesting story from last year, thanks to Jeremy Brett for the reference).


  • The Assembly of the International Institute of Archival Science (hereinafter IIAS), set and confirmed the topics for the 27th IIAS International Archival Day, to be held in Trieste /Italy, from 15. -18. October 2017:1.    Archival processing of born digital records

    2.    Training of archivists in 21st century

    IIAS therefore invites you to submit a complete text (minimum 6, maximum 16 pages), preferably in one of the three IIAS official languages (English, Italian, Slovenian) not later than April 9th 2017.

  • Conference: Justiz- und Behördenakten in der
    Zeitgeschichtsforschung – Recklinghausen 04/17
    Forum Justizgeschichte e.V.; Dokumentations- und Forschungsstelle der
    Sozialversicherungsträger; Justizakademie Recklinghausen
    27.04.2017-28.04.2017, Recklinghausen, Justizakademie Recklinghausen
    Deadline: 31.03.2017, http://www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-33349

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