Author Archives: Sebastian Gurciullo

About Sebastian Gurciullo

Webmaster, Section on Literary and Artistic Archives, International Council on Archives

Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel Research Association – fellowships in Digital Humanities

The Marbach Weimar Wolfenbüttel Research Association is a consortium that brings together the research activities of three significant institutions: the German Literature Archive Marbach , the Klassik Stiftung Weimar and the Herzog August Library Wolfenbüttel. Collectively these institutions are custodians … Continue reading

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Art and activism producing new archives

Artists, scholars and activists are leading the way in the creation of new archives that document important social and political events. Increasingly they are filling some important gaps in the documentation of such events, particularly those resulting from major and … Continue reading

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Safe Havens for Archives at Risk

As described in earlier posts, SLA has continued to support work being conducted on Archival Safe Havens (cases of archives in extreme danger which may, as a last resort, be physically moved to a safe location or be digitally copied … Continue reading

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Basic principles in support of human rights

At the ICA Congress in Seoul in September 2016, the Basic Principles of the Role of Archivists and Record Managers in Support of Human Rights was endorsed by the Programme Commission as an ICA working document for discussion, publicising and … Continue reading

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Germaine Greer: evidence of Shakespeare

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Dr Rachel Buchanan, Curator, Germaine Greer Archives, University of Melbourne Archives, explores the intriguing connections between Germaine Greer’s highly-influential The Female Eunuch and her early academic engagement with the works of William Shakespeare. The formation of Greer’s formidable public persona, … Continue reading

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Archival Uncertainties – Workshop Programme

International conference on literary archives, Monday, 4 April 2016, British Library Conference Centre. Download the full Archival Uncertainties Programme as PDF or Word document. This is a partnership event organised jointly by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network and the British Library. The Archival … Continue reading

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Digitisation of the Gabriel García Márquez archive

Back in January 2013, David Sutton wrote a blog post on the geographical destinies of literary manuscripts, and observed that the language of the author often determined whether they were likely to be acquired by a country other than their … Continue reading

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