Weekly News Roundup – March 23, 2018

Our weekly news roundup from around the globe

KGB archivist-defector confirms effectiveness of diplomatic expulsions, recently returning on the international scene. (Quatar Tribune, March 20, 2018)

Postal stamps stolen from an archive in Bonn. (Ober-Oesterreich Nachrichten , March 23, 2018)

Almost a kilometer of new archival storage for a local archival repository in Moravia at the cost of ca. $150,000. (Prerovsky Denik, March 22, 2018)

And new facilities are needed in Warangal, India. (The Hans India, March 22, 2018)

Archive of the Tajo Hydrological Conferederation documents dam building in Argentina, consisting of a kilometer of archival documentation. (The Hoy, March 23, 2018)

A new “documentary dissemination portal” will make available municipal archival records in Calahorra, Spain. (La Rioja, March 22, 2018)

An “indigenous knowledge archivist” featured in an exhibition showcasing the culture of Africa in Accra, Ghana.  (CitiFMOnline, March 22, 2018)


Call for papers:

Situating Empire: The Great War and Its Aftermaths” graduate student conference to be held on November 15-16, 2018 at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (due date March 30, 2018)

Weekly News Roundup – March 16, 2018


* Documentary Heritage News – Vol. 11 no 28

(David Rajotte’s excellent weekly compilation of news about archives and information around the globe)

* Human Rights Working Group News for February 2018 — ICA HRWG News 2018-02


*Reminder : Call for submissions : ICA Yaounde 2018 “Archives : Governance,
Memory and Heritage”*

The ICA will hold its 2018 Annual Conference in Yaounde, Cameroon, from 26
to 28 November.

The ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference
<https://www.ica.org/en/ica-annual-conference-2018> promises to be a unique
and unforgettable experience in one of the world’s most dynamic cities.

The Programme Committee hereby invites proposals
<https://www.ica.org/en/call-for-submissions-ica-yaounde-2018> for
presentations, panel sessions, workshops, and other contributions related
to the three conference themes: Governance, Memory, and Heritage. Within
these three themes, the conference will focus on two additional topics:
Pan-African issues in archives and the challenge of sustainable development.

*The deadline to submit your proposal is* *31 March 2018 *(23:59:59 Paris
Time). You must submit your proposal via the platform at

Papers may be submitted in French or English. Please note that those
selected to present will be required to register for and attend the

Questions about possible submissions may be directed to the Programme
Committee via Jessica Squires, Programme Officer, ICA, at *squires@ica.org

Weekly News Roundup – March 9, 2018

Our weekly news roundup from around the globe

Calls for proposals