Category Archives: Messages from SLA’s Chair

ICA’s 70th birthday

At the most recent meeting of the ICA Executive Board, held at the Château de Vincennes, on the outskirts of Paris, on 19th and 20th April 2018, all members of ICA were invited to use the official logo to celebrate … Continue reading

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ICA’s Mexico conference goes ahead as planned

Secretariat Announcement. The ICA Secretariat has announced that, following a review of the situation in the aftermath of the Mexico City earthquake, the ICA Conference in Mexico City will go ahead as planned next month.  Read the official announcement here. … Continue reading

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International Archives Day, 9 June 2017

Celebrate International Archives Day! June 9, a day of international celebration. Archives represent an unparalleled wealth. They are the documentary product of human activity and as such constitute irreplaceable testimonies of past events. They ensure the democratic functioning of societies, … Continue reading

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Special Literary & Artistic issue of ‘Comma’ in 2018

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I am delighted to inform SLA members that the editor of Comma magazine has confirmed that there will be a special literary archives issue of Comma, scheduled for the second half of 2018. Published by Liverpool University Press, Comma is … Continue reading

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SLA in Mexico City, November 2017

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It has been confirmed that SLA will be presenting a session on Caribbean literary archives as part of this year’s ICA Annual Conference, to be held in Mexico City, 27-29 November 2017. The long title of the session is this: … Continue reading

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SLA in 2017

This is an update to some earlier posts on future SLA activities. Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Portland, July 2017. SLA will not be represented at SAA. Several members have indicated that they would be uncomfortable travelling to the … Continue reading

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Meetings of SLA members in 2017

Probably the two best chances for SLA members to meet together next year will be at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists in Portland, Oregon in July, and at the ICA Annual Conference in Mexico City in … Continue reading

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