Category Archives: News and events

Grants to digitise archival collections at risk

From our friends at the Endangered Archives Programme APPLY FOR A GRANT TO DIGITISE COLLECTIONS AT RISK The Endangered Archives Programme seeks to preserve cultural heritage and make it available to as wide an audience as possible. We fund digitisation … Continue reading

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Born-digital literary archives in ‘Archives & Manuscripts’

The latest issue of Archives & Manuscripts (vol. 47, no. 3, November 2019) is dedicated to born-digital literary archives under the special theme of After the Digital Revolution guest edited by Lise Jaillant. The contents of the issue are as … Continue reading

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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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Archives and Human Rights

Congratulations to our ICA colleagues Jens Boel, Perrine Canavaggio and Antonio Gonz├ílez 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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Archives and Copyright

ICA’s Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) has taken a particular interest in copyright issues over the past ten years, and has worked jointly with other groups, notably the Diasporic Literary Archives Network, on copyright matters. Literary archives … 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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