digital archives

event: Dissenting Academies Online - launch event

11/06/2011 13:30

Saturday 11 June 2011
Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR

This event marks the public launch of Dissenting Academies Online, an innovative
digital resource for the history of the dissenting academies and the first major
outcome of the Dissenting Academies Project, a collaboration between the Dr
Williams’ s Centre for Dissenting Studies and the Sussex Centre for Intellectual
History. [read more...]


Dr Williams’s Library
14 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0AR
United Kingdom

job: Data Quality Assurance Assistant Post at The National Archives


Job title: Data Quality Assurance Assistant

Department: Web Continuity

Reports to: Government Data Manager

Salary: £20,450 + excellent benefits

Job purpose:

You will play an important role in a dynamic team supporting the government’s initiative to encourage departments to publish more of its non-personal data to facilitate the re-use of public sector information. [read more...]

event: Digital Preservation - The Planets Way


Does your organisation know what to preserve digitally for the future? Do you want to discuss your strategies for digital preservation with colleagues and experts? [read more...]



Contemporary history in the digital age

The University of Luxembourg (Master’s in Contemporary European History) and the Virtual Resource Centre for Knowledge about Europe (CVCE) are organising a Symposium to be held in October 2009, whose theme will be ‘Contemporary history in the digital age’. [read more...]

cfp: 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving

The Swiss Federal Archives organise together with the International Council on Archives' (ICA) European Regional Branch (EURBICA) and the Section on Professional Associations (SPA) the 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving.

From the 1st of May 2009 it will be possible to submit abstracts for the following topics:

1. Archival profile: professional competence in the digital age [read more...]

event: 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving


The next edition of the European Conference on Archives has been transformed into the 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving (ECA2010) and will take place in Geneva from 28 - 30 April, 2010. [read more...]


Geneva Switzerland
United Kingdom

event: Towards Trusted Digital Archives for Social Science and Humanities Data


The workshop focuses on guaranteeing the quality and trustworthiness of digital archives for research data, in particular in the social sciences and humanities. Over the past few years various initiatives have attempted to formulate guidelines and/or best practices for “trusted digital repository”, such as DRAMBORA, TRAC, NESTOR and the Data Seal of Approval (DSA). [read more...]

cfp: The Visual Archive: The Moving Image and Memory CFP

Questions of archiving and their relationship to issues of memory have in recent years attracted considerable interest from scholars working across the arts, humanities and social sciences. Much of this attention has focused upon the archive as a repository of written material. This workshop directs attention to the visual archive, particularly archives of moving images, and the role they play in the (re)production, organisation, and contestation of collective memory. [read more...]

event: The Visual Archive: The Moving Image and Memory workshop


This workshop will examine two broad aspects of the visual archive, aspects which can be brought productively into dialogue with one another. The first concerns the formation, administration and management of visual archives and the ways in which these practices underpin the form archives take. Here we are concerned with the conceptual and methodological dimensions of the work of archiving, and their relevance to the social role of visual archives as distinctive cultural technologies. [read more...]

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