Category Archives: News and events

SLA Committee, 2020-2024

From Heather Dean, SLA Secretary Dear Colleagues / Cher(e)s collègues: The ICA Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) needs to elect a new Committee for the period 2020-2024 and nominations are invited. The Committee may have a membership … Continue reading

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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 González 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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L’ITEM et les manuscrits littéraires vietnamiens

Équipe Manuscrits francophones Groupe Manuscrits littéraires vietnamiens (Institut des textes et manuscrits modernes – ITEM) La Bibliothèque nationale de France possède depuis 1998 un fonds d’archives de Pham Van Ky (1910-1992) qui fut des auteurs vietnamiens francophones le plus publié … Continue reading

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L’IMEC et le projet Archives éditoriales (Francophonie)

L’IMEC (Institut Mémoires de l’édition contemporaine) est partenaire d’un des plus importants projets de recherche internationale sur le monde de l’édition actuelle. Le projet Archives éditoriales vise à encourager dans la Francophonie du Nord l’acquisition, la conservation (physique et numérique) … Continue reading

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