Weekly News Roundup – May 13th, 2017

Our weekly news roundup from around the globe

  • Wired provides a rare look into the Stasi archives. For anyone interested in the Stasi archives, Stasiland and The File: A Personal History are good books on the subject.
  • Croatia will open its pre-1990 archives after parliament passes a new law.
  • SAA’s Issue & Advocacy Section has an interesting post on archiving the history war crimes
  • “The Conversation” has launched a database which documents 36,000 slave voyages between 1514 and 1866.
  • Short article discussion Iran’s National Archives and its 3 million files
  • UK National Archives has a post on what websites they collect during national elections
  • “The Conversation” has another archives-related post uncovering the hidden gems of the State Archives of the NSW

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