In solidarity with our colleagues in Ukraine

We stand in solidarity with our colleagues at the Центр Досліджень Визвольного Руху (Center for Research on the Liberation Movement) and Державна архівна служба України (State Archive Service of Ukraine) and we hope they can be safe, and that the archival heritage of Ukraine will not suffer any damage. As the last surviving soldier of World War I Harry Patch put it, ‘No war is worth it. No war is worth the loss of a couple of lives let alone thousands.’ As archivists and historians, we hope that the preservation and analysis of history may eventually put an end to warfare, or at least allow for reconciliation.

CFP for JEH/RHE ‘Energy Sources: new collections and heritage’ column

The Journal of Energy History is looking for contributions for the column ‘Energy Sources: new collections and heritage’, which explores primary resources and collections dedicated to energy.

The December 2022 issue of the JEH/RHE will focus on a Social History of Oil and Gas and papers can focus on any aspect of primary sources and methodologies for the study of energy in a historical perspective

Papers can focus on any aspect of primary sources and methodologies for the study of energy in a historical perspective. Examples of topics are (without being restricted to):

  • Presentation of archives or collections related to energy (from companies’ archives to government energy departments, NGOs, think tanks, oral history collections, etc)
  • Presentation of art works (in any form) dedicated to energy
  • Description of quantitative dataset on energy with a historical component (consumption, production, etc.) or presentation of projects dedicated to the gathering of data on energy
  • Presentation of methodologies for energy studies in a historical framework, from any discipline of social science
  • Critique of the methodologies adopted for the production of knowledge in energy studies, whether past or contemporary
  • Assessment of the methodologies adopted in published studies on energy history
  • Description of endangered, preserved, and reconverted industrial facilities that are or could be incorporated in the architectural heritage of an area
  • Analysis of how energy heritage can help to understand the present and past relations between societies and energy structures

You can also have a look at previous articles on the Energy Sources section at this link: http://www.energyhistory.eu/en/sections/energy-sources-news-archives-and-heritage

The deadline to submit the contributions is the 30th September 2022 for the first draft; if accepted for publication, the final draft should be presented by the 30th November 2022.

Papers should be submitted directly to the editor of the column, Marta Musso
(marta.musso@archivesportaleurope.net or marta.musso@kcl.ac.uk ). Potential
contributors are welcome to discuss their ideas with Dr Musso before submitting.

Archival Jobs in UK

A few jobs available from our Content Providers and other institutions

The National Archives,  Conservation Manager, Digitisation, the deadline for applications is 11:55pm on Sunday 4th September 2022, apply here.

The National Archives, Government Relations Manager, apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 5th September 2022, here.

Buckinghamshire Archive, Archives and Local Studies Senior Officer, deadline on 29 August 2022, apply here.

British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, Senior Archivist, closing date for applications is Monday 5th September 2022 at 5pm, apply here.

University of West London, Archivist, closing date is Monday 05 September 2022, apply here.

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service, Archives Conservation Officer, closing date is 29 August 2022 at midnight, apply here.

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service, Collections Officer, closing date is 29 August 2022 at midday, apply here.

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service, Archives and Heritage Service Manager, closing date is 29 August 2022 at midday, apply here.

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service, Archives Administrative Assistant, closing date is 29 August 2022 at midnight, apply here.

The Mckenzie Heritage Picture Archive, Project Archivist (cataloguing), application deadline is the 1st of September, apply here.

British Medical Association, Records Specialist, Closing date is 04 September 2022, apply here.

Warwickshire County Record Office, Compliance Officer, closing date is Monday 5th September 2022, apply here.  

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts), Cataloguing Archivist, deadline for applications is Sunday 11 September 2022 at 11.59pm, apply here.

Registration open for the “Web and social media archiving and preservation” Summer School 2022

You can now register for the 2nd Edition of the “Web and social media archiving and preservation” Summer School, organised as a joint collaboration between the Cultural Heritage Department at the University of Bologna and Fondazione Flaminia.

The Summer School will take place online between 5 and 9 September 2022 and it will offer high-level training on the topic of archiving and preserving websites and social media, which constitutes a new and diversified type of primary source material of critical importance in many scientific fields (e.g. historical, sociological, anthropological research).

The summer school is for cultural heritage professionals, computer scientists, digital humanists, people working in the public and private sector, students in Library and information science and in Digital humanities, and everyone interested in the topic.

This second edition will also include an in-depth analysis about websites and social media personal accounts archiving practices, with a focus on digital inheritance of data, websites and accounts on social platforms.

The school has the patronage of associations ANAIAIDUSAAIBSISBB and AIUCD; participants that are part of these associations will enjoy a discount when enrolling.

Deadline for registrations is 26 August 2022

More information about the program and how to register can be found on the Summer School website: https://site.unibo.it/web-and-social-media-archiving-and-preservation/it/programma-2022

Archival jobs in the UK

Some archival jobs available from our Content Providers and other institutions:

The UK National Archives, Research Fellow – Photography, the closing date for applications is 11:55pm on Wednesday 10th August 2022, apply here.

Berwick Record Office, Archivist, deadline on 17 August 2022, apply here.

Lancashire Archives, Collections Assistant, deadline on 29 August 2022, apply here.

Falmouth University and University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, Archives & Special Collections Assistant, deadline on 21st August, apply here.

Natural History Museum, Project Records Manager, closing date: 9am, 12 August 2022, apply here.

The UK National Archives, FOI Centre Service Advisor, deadline on 17 August 2022, apply here.

Churchill College, Conservator, the closing date for applications is 17:00 on Tuesday 30 August 2022, apply here.

Archival jobs in the UK

A few jobs available from our Content Providers and other institutions:

Berkshire Record Office, Archivist, deadline on 24 July 2022, apply here.

National Trust for Scotland, Review Archivist, closing date Friday 5th August, apply here.

National Trust for Scotland, Digital Archivist, closing date Friday 5th August, apply here.

The Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, Trainee Archivist, closing date 31 Jul 2022, apply here.

The National Archives, Document Production Advisor, apply before 11:55 pm on Thursday 28th July 2022 here.

Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Records Manager and Archivist, the closing date is the 31st of July, apply here.

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Reader Services Archivist, the closing date for applications is Sunday 7 August 2022, apply here.

Buckinghamshire Archives, Digital Preservation Officer, closing date 31 July 2022, apply here.