Category Archives: News and events

Upcoming ICA-SLA business meeting and tour of Keats-Shelley House

ICA-SLA will be hosting a tour and business meeting at the upcoming ICA Roma conference.  We warmly welcome those SLA Members to join us who will be at the conference in Rome.  For those who are unable to attend, please … Continue reading

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First International Meeting of Art Archives

A new initiative on art archives in Latin America is underway at the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile. Organised by Alejandra Wolff, a painter and Director of the Archivo y Patrimonio de la Facultad de Artes at the Pontificia Universidad Católica, … Continue reading

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Archives, Access and Artificial Intelligence

A new edited collection entitled Archives, Access and Artificial Intelligence has recently been published on open access. The open access book can be found here. Publishers’ information: Digital archives are transforming the Humanities and the Sciences. Digitized collections of newspapers … Continue reading

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My Devilish Friend Said ….

My Devilish Friend Said… A Tribute to Lokman Slim عن #صديقتي_الشريرة تَحِـيَّـةٌ للقمان سليم Feb 3 – May 1, 2022 | Mondays – Fridays, 11 AM – 6 PM @ The Hangar | Beirut On the first anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Rome 2022: conference themes

At the meeting of the ICA Executive Board in October 2021, the themes for the Annual Conference in Rome (19-23 September 2022) were confirmed. The linking theme will be “Bridging the gap”, and among the sub-themes will be “Bridging the … Continue reading

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ICA’s First Virtual Conference, beginning 25th October 2021

Empowering Knowledge Societies in the 21st Century  [version française suit/versión en español al final del mensaje]  Join us for the first ICA virtual Conference, Empowering Knowledge Societies, scheduled for the week of October 25th 2021. This event is an opportunity for the profession from all over the world to share innovative ideas and research … Continue reading

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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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