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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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Imaging Imperialism: symposium in Malta

The Association of Commonwealth Archivists and Records Managers (ACARM) Symposium ‘Imaging Imperialism’, will be hosted by the National Archives of Malta (at Triq L-Isptar, Rabat, Malta) on the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: 27th October 2017.         … Continue reading

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Literary Archives on the ESARBICA Agenda

At the upcoming conference of ESARBICA (the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives), Lilongwe, Malawi, 7-11 August 2017, SLA President David Sutton will give a keynote speech on methodologies for collecting literary manuscripts in … Continue reading

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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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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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Anthony C. Winkler archive goes home to Jamaica

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Acquiring Winkler’s Archives for the National Library of Jamaica by Kim Robinson-Walcott The Jamaican writer Anthony C. Winkler died in September 2015. His death was a personal loss for me in many ways. First of all, I was the person … Continue reading

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