Author Archives: David Sutton

Caribbean Literary Heritage

The Caribbean Literary Heritage project, based primarily at the University of East Anglia, is developing a number of important new initiatives. The project has the following aims, in respect of literary materials from the Caribbean region: * to create a … Continue reading

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SLA projects, 2010-2020

The ICA 2020 four-yearly Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi (mid-November 2020). It usually happens in ICA bodies that there are changes of personnel and priorities following the Congress, so this may be an opportune time to begin to … Continue reading

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Survey of SLA members / Sondage de nos membres

Dear Colleagues, The ICA Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) is in the process of identifying future projects and initiatives. As a section member we’d like to hear from you about what direction and projects SLA should focus … Continue reading

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Archives and Human Rights

Congratulations to our ICA colleagues Jens Boel, Perrine Canavaggio and Antonio González Quintana, who have signed an agreement with Routledge to produce a collection of essays on the subject of Archives and Human Rights, for publication next year. Within ICA, … Continue reading

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ICA Annual Conference, Adelaide, October 2019

The Annual Conference of ICA for 2019, to be held in Adelaide, South Australia, will be a joint conference with the Australian Association of Archivists, the Archives & Records Association of New Zealand, and PARBICA (ICA’s Regional Pacific Branch), 21-25 … Continue reading

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UNESCO SCEaR Newsletter

The latest Newsletter of the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme’s Sub-Committee on Education and Research (SCEaR) has recently been circulated. It includes interesting articles on various aspects of Memory of the World, together with a feature report on Literary … Continue reading

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L’ITEM et les manuscrits littéraires vietnamiens

Équipe Manuscrits francophones Groupe Manuscrits littéraires vietnamiens (Institut des textes et manuscrits modernes – ITEM) La Bibliothèque nationale de France possède depuis 1998 un fonds d’archives de Pham Van Ky (1910-1992) qui fut des auteurs vietnamiens francophones le plus publié … Continue reading

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L’IMEC et le projet Archives éditoriales (Francophonie)

L’IMEC (Institut Mémoires de l’édition contemporaine) est partenaire d’un des plus importants projets de recherche internationale sur le monde de l’édition actuelle. Le projet Archives éditoriales vise à encourager dans la Francophonie du Nord l’acquisition, la conservation (physique et numérique) … Continue reading

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Promoting SLA in Croatia

A new issue of the Croatian archives journal @rhivi has just appeared, and includes an article in Croatian about the work of ICA’s Section for Archives of Literature and Art. Croatian-speakers can access the article here: @rhivi article: → Essay … Continue reading

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Like London Buses …

(There is a saying in London which runs “You wait for ages for a bus and then two come along together”.) 2018 has been a good year for our subject-area of Literary Archives. At the start of the year there … Continue reading

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