Category Archives: News and events

New website for the ‘Safe Havens for Archives at Risk’ initiative

The Safe Havens for Archives at Risk initiative (described and discussed in several previous posts on this blog) has a new website, which all SLA members are invited to explore: http://www.safehavensforarchives.org

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ICA Congress announced for Barcelona, October 2025

ICA has announced that its 2025 Congress will be held in Barcelona. We now have three live meetings to look forward to: in Rome (September 2022, conference); in Abu Dhabi (October 2023, congress); and in Barcelona (October 2025, also a … Continue reading

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Enhancing ePADD with Preservation Functionality – ePADD+

Email is one of the critical forms of documentation of life in the digital age, and the preservation of email is central to the mission and values of archives and archivists. Harvard University, The University of Manchester, and Stanford University … Continue reading

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The next ICA meeting will be in Rome, September 2022

At its recent meeting, the ICA Executive Board agreed a further postponement of the Abu Dhabi 2020 Congress (already postponed to October 2021). Having reviewed reports on the continuing health, quarantine and travel problems caused by the pandemic, the Executive … Continue reading

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Archives audiovisuelles de la littérature (Montréal, en ligne)

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Call for papers for special issue of Archival Science on born-digital and digitized archives in the humanities

Archival Science is calling for papers on the special theme issue of ‘Challenges and Prospects of Born-digital and Digitized Archives in the Digital Humanities’. The issue will be guest edited by Dr Lise Jaillant (l.jaillant@lboro.ac.uk), Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), English … Continue reading

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Literature as Archive I & II – upcoming online seminars

Two online seminars on the theme Literature as Archive will be held on 15 January and 19 February 2021. Registrations required to access Zoom link. See details below. Literature as Archive I – 15 January 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 (UK … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Abu Dhabi, October 2021

As we have previously announced, the four-yearly ICA Congress in Abu Dhabi has been rescheduled from November 2020 to October 2021, as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Planning is now well underway for the Congress – the most … Continue reading

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Safe Havens for Archives at Risk: Guiding Principles

The Guiding Principles for Safe Havens for Archives at Risk have been approved by ICA and published on the official ICA website. They were produced by an international group of experts, convened by swisspeace, with input from ourselves, among many … Continue reading

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Latest edition of ‘Comma’

Congratulations to the editorial team of Comma, who have produced a really interesting new issue in mid-pandemic. Entitled Yaoundé Conference 2018/Miscellany, issue number 2019-1 (published 2020) includes papers from a number of sessions at the ICA Annual Conference in Cameroon, … Continue reading

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