Tag Archives: archival paperwork

Turning Digital: delights, dangers & drama

State Library of New South Wales, Sydney. A free seminar & tour for the GLAM sector Date: Friday 26 June 2015 Time: 10.00 am to 3.30 pm Venue: Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor, Macquarie Wing, State Library of New South Wales Cost: Free, Bookings Essential Click here to book Galleries, libraries, archives and museums (the GLAM […]

Archival Liveness: The Paper Archive in the Digital Age

New article by Joy Palacios in the new journal Performance Matters. From the article: “…in the midst of the laborious photo-taking and PDF creating process, I often wondered: am I killing my archive? If disaster were to strike the Maison provinciale such that future researchers could only access its contexts via the PDF versions I […]

The Archive Function: A Feminist Critic’s Lost Thesis on the Archive

New article by network member Kate Eichhorn just published in Australian Feminist Studies 30.83 (2015)  on Barbara Godard’s personal papers. Abstract: As Joan Wallach Scott warns in The Fantasy of Feminist History, the danger of depositing one’s personal papers in an archive is that one’s papers then become open to misinterpretation. In this article, Scott’s fears […]

Questioning Rights: Disruptive and emerging IPR management practices in the arts

Central St Martins, 21 April 2015 This builds on previous events with organisations including: Arts Council England; Archives +, Manchester; Library of Birmingham; University of Bristol Theatre Collections; and more recently, ARLIS Committee on Art and Design Archives; and a seminar at the Institute of Historical Research. The event will examine the challenges and opportunities […]

Public lecture: Feminism’s Archive

Part of the ANU Gender Institute 2014 Public Lecture Series  Feminist Theory Now Presenter: Associate Professor Maryanne Dever Event date:  Wednesday, 24 September 2014 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm Venue: Seminar Room 1 (3.02), Sir Roland Wilson Building (Bld 120), Australian National University, Canberra Abstract: Where is feminism’s archive? The approaches to research that defined feminist […]

CFP: LETTERS — MAKING AND MEANINGS

Friday 27 June 2014 Venue: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London  

Pop-Up Workshop: Document and Contract

Kent Centre for Law Gender and Sexuality, University of Kent, 3 April 2014.   A workshop  examining questions of materiality, method, endurance and transformation with respect to the document and/or the contract. Details here.   This is an Archive Futures event. 

Redundant Catalogue Cards

Part of a current exhibition on ‘knowledge in motion’ in the Octagon Gallery at the Main Library, University College London. COLLECTING- KNOWLEDGE IN MOTION An exhibition curated by Claire Dwyer (Geography), Margot Finn (History), Stefanie Van Gemert (Dutch), Kate Smith (History) and Ulrich Tiedau (Dutch). Collections, like Universities, are factories of knowledge. Institutionally, they often […]

Perversions of Paper

A one day symposium jointly organised by the Birkbeck Material Texts Network and Archive Futures on Saturday 28th June 2014. The call for papers can be found under Events.

“Archive Fever”, ABC Radio National Hindsight on 22 Sept 2013

Listen in to ABC Radio National’s Hindsight programme, “Archive Fever” at 1pm (Australian Eastern Time) on 22 September 2013 (repeated 26 September at 1pm). The programme features: Linda Morra, Catherine Hobbs, Karina Vernon and Maryanne Dever. The programme can also be listened to and downloaded on the Hindsight website. Features producer: Lyn Gallacher