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Archives: the Ethics of Keeping

A Research Symposium held by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (Sydney) in partnership with the State Library of NSW. Tuesday 26 July 2016, 9am–12.30pm Venue: Powerhouse Museum 500 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007   Explore the central and sometimes difficult topics concerning judgments and the place of the archive in contemporary society. In this symposium, […]

Open graves, open archives: Ethics and evidence

Fascinating workshop in April 2016 being hosted by Haverford College and Bard College. From their website: ‘The purpose of this symposium is to create dialogue between two distinct sites where evidence is preserved and information disseminated for the purposes of the broader public good: archives and mass graves. In recent years, the growth of digital […]

The Experience of the Archive

Gerald Aylmer Seminar Friday 29 April 2016 Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London This seminar follows  the IHR Winter Conference 2016 – The Production of the Archive, this second event focuses on the individual, personal and community experience of the archive and the ways in which that experience affects how the archive is understood and […]

Pop-up Workshop: Sex + Gender + Archive

    Friday 9 May 2014   13:00 – 17:00 Venue:  University of Tampere, Linna Building, Kalevantie 5, room 6031 How do new debates concerning sex and gender reframe what we do in and with archives? Are our understandings of evidence shifting? What does it mean to take archives and archiving as the subjects of our […]

CFP: Forbidden Access: Censoring Books and Archives

6-7 November 2014, Senate House, University of London A collaboration between the Institute of English Studies, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and Senate House Library.     ‘Forbidden Access’ is a multidisciplinary conference exploring how published works and archival materials and the ideas contained in them are affected, obscured or distorted by censorship. The […]

Unconventional Archives

Unconventional Archives – Literature and the Uses of History, 17-18 January 2014 This two-day workshop will held at Ertegun House, Oxford. The aim of the workshop is to draw together students and scholars of the late 19th nineteenth century to the present, in order to explore how our understanding of substantial categories in the history […]

Animate Archives Symposium

Animate Archives Symposium This one day symposium seeks to consider archives as animated (as always having an ‘aliveness’, an affective force) and as requiring further orders of animation (re-readings, installations, performances). In this way we are acknowledging both the ‘vibrancy’ (Bennett) of the matter held within archives and the work needed to re-enliven or re-write […]