International archives news:
* “Eviction of the National Archives of Peru from the Superior Court of Lima Premises,” letter by David Fricker, president of the ICA, to Dr. Alfonso Martel Chang, President, Superior Court of Lima, Paris, August 28, 2018.
(A rich weekly review of news on documentary heritage and archives, compiled and edited by David Rajotte. “Its objectives are to survey what is happening around the world, but also to focus specifically on news from Canada.”)
Call for applications (funding):
“We encourage applications, which contribute to the development of archives and archivists (not just national ones) in developing countries in particular.
To aid this process the Trustees will expect applicants to have read the Guidelines for candidates and to explain in their application what they want to develop and how they intend to do it.
The ICA secretariat will be able to advise on likely partners and specialists, if these are required, and on any other matter relating to the awards. The maximum amount available for each project is up to 10,000 Euros.”
Applications deadline: 15 September 2018.
*Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat: The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response (CER) programme and the Whiting Foundation, announce a second round of the Open Call for First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat. We invite proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made.
Conferences, webinar, and calls for papers:
* The annual conference of the University and Research Institution Archives of the International Council of Archives (ICA / SUV) will be held in Salamanca, Spain, October 3-5, 2018. The conference is titled: “Historical documents in the university archives, an added value”, and will focus “on one of the most important problems faced by university archives today: their relevance and their value to our institutions.”
The full program (including the abstracts) is accessible from the ICA/SUV website:
* Call for papers:
The key topic of the conference will be: “Personal and other sensitive data at creators and in the archives.” (Collecting, processing, protection)
The organizers kindly ask to submit the application no later than September 1st, 2018.
*Society of California Archivists, webinar: Applying Radical Empathy Framework in Archival Practice, Monday, September 17, Monday, September 17, 2018, 10:00-11:00 am (PST).
* ICA Yaounde 2018 « Archives : Governance, Memory and Heritage » 26 – 28 November 2018.
The website for the Conference ICA Yaounde 2018 is now online and the registration system is open! Register now to have the benefit of the early birds fees!