Archiving 2020 online

online, 18 – 21 May (course will be held on 7 and 15 May)

The annual international archiving conference promoted by the National Archives and Records Administrations (NARA) in Washington D.C. will be held online.

The new programme includes more courses and more talks – registration details and full calendar are available here

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International Conference: technical and field-related problems of traditional & electronic archives

Radenci (Slovenia), 8-10 April 2020

Deadline for abstract submissions: 30 November 2019

The international conference Technical and Field Related Problems of Traditional and Electronic Archiving hosts professionals from the fields of archival science, records management, and those active and working in these fields who wish to be up to date. The conference brings novelties in the field of theoretical and practical bases of archival science and records management, professional procedures, research, standards, guidelines, best practices, projects and programmes.

The key topic of the conference will be “Archival professional challenges in the global information-communication environment

The topic covers all archival professional procedures: from managing records at creators and their transfer to the competent archives, processing of archival records in the archives and distribution and use of archival records by the users.

Nowadays, we have to be fully acquainted with all these procedures in the traditional “paper” as in electronic environment.

Full articles will be published in the peer-reviewed open access journal Moderna arhivistika (Modern Archival Science).

More information and submission details available here:  Radenci_Call for papers 2020

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Kriegsfolgenarchivgut: Compensation, burden-sharing and reparation in archiving and research

Bundesarchiv-Lastenausgleichsarchiv, Bayreuth (Germany), 14-15 October 2019

With reference to the outbreak of the Second World War 80 years ago and to the establishment of the load-balancing archive 30 years ago, the Federal Archives intends to hold a scientific conference on 14 and 15 October 2019 in the Central Archive for Load Balancing (load-balancing archive) of the Federal Archives in Bayreuth, which hold the records related to  compensation and reparations for victims of authoritarian regimes in the 20th Century.

The conference will be held in German – more information and the programme available here (in German)

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ICAA 2019 – International Congress on Architectural Archives

Braga (Portugal), 25-27 September 2019

The International Congress on Architectural Archives will be on the theme of  ‘Professional Experiences in Cultural Diversity’:  the aim of the Congress is to examine the production and management of records in architecture and the built environment; archivists and practitioners alike will gather to discuss issues around preservation, usage, and the building of cultural heritage, particularly in multicultural environment.

The Congress is organised by the Arquivo Distrital de Braga and SAR-ICA (Section on Architectural Records of the International Council on Archives). The full programme is available here

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“Il cinema in posa” – Posing Cinema

Gopcevich Palace, Trieste (Italy) – until the 13th October

The exhibition “Posing Cinema – photographs from the Art History Museum in Trieste” will allow to discover the art and business of film-making in Trieste from 1945 until the early 1960s. During the golden dawn of Italian cinema,Trieste was far from being a peripheral actor within the country – this free exhibition documents both the films shot in Trieste, as well as cinema goers and the important theatres that populated the town, and that often no longer exists, substituted by gyms, supermarkets, shops – an experiment in personal and collective history in one of the most interesting Italian cities.

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