Call for submissions : ICA Yaounde 2018 “Archives : Governance, Memory and Heritage”

The ICA Programme Committee hereby invites proposals for presentations, panel sessions, workshops, and other contributions related to the three conference themes: Governance, Memory, and Heritage.

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The ICA believes that effective records and archives management is an essential precondition for good governance, the rule of law, administrative transparency, the preservation of mankind's collective memory, and access to information by citizens.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Literary Archives in Cameroon

A two-day workshop on literary archives in Cameroon was held in Yaoundé on 13–14 February 2018, jointly organised by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network, the ICA Section for Archives of Literature and Art, the National Archives of Cameroon, and ESSTIC (the Advanced School of Mass Communication at the University of Yaoundé).


Friday, February 16, 2018

2018 ICA/SUV Conference‐XXIV Jornadas CAU Call for Proposals extended!

The 2018 SUV/CAU Conference Committee has extended the deadline for proposals until 28 February 2018

The ICA/SUV is pleased to be working with the Conferencia De Archiveros Universitarios Españoles (CAU) to organize a joint conference from 3-5 October in Salamanca,...


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The Written Heritage Archive / Written Heritage of the Archives

The international heritage institute of France organises a seminar on written heritage:

Archives and libraries are two modes of preservation and valuation of written documents. It is as if the written heritage and the archival heritage were two parallel entities ignoring each other. This...


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

London Metropolitan Archives Newsletter

Welcome to the 32nd issue (2018, no.1) of the London Metropolitan Archives quarterly newsletter.
LMA is pleased to announce that one of its most iconic documents has been included in the UNESCO International Memory of the World register. The UNESCO International Memory of the World...


Friday, February 9, 2018

Deadline close to apply to participate in the New Professionals Programme 2018

Applications open from December 15, 2017 to February 15, 2018.
The International Council on Archives wants to engage with future leaders, who will stimulate international engagement from and with their professional communities. To this end, the ICA has developed...


Thursday, February 8, 2018

5th PAAG short guide for photographic and audiovisual archives management

The Photographic and Audiovisual Archives Working Group – PAAG releases the 5th short guide of its series  for photographic and audiovisual archives management.


Thursday, February 8, 2018

Cameroon will host the Annual Conference

The announcement was made yesterday by David Leitch, Secretary General of the International Council on Archives (ICA), who was received by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Professor Narcisse Moulle Kombi.


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

International Archives Day 9 June 2018

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Saturday 9 June 2018!


Thursday, February 1, 2018

New PAAG Shortguide release: software for image management

The appearance of digital photography in Archives has generated a new scenario defined by a large volume of images. Therefore a new series of technical aspects need to be considered, such as resolution, formats, color profiles and modes, compression, capture systems, metadata, output devices and...


Thursday, January 25, 2018

Anthea Seles EB Meeting Speech

Find the Power Point presentation on High Level Vision of Anthea Seles, the new Secretary General of ICA Secretariat,  as well as her speech made in the EB Meeting during ALA-ICA Conference 2017.

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International Archives Day 9 June 2018

The International Council on Archives invites you to celebrate the International Archives Day on Saturday 9 June 2018!

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference

Monday, November 26, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018

ICA Yaounde 2018 Conference will have the theme “Archives : Governance, Memory and Heritage”

ARA Annual Conference 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 to Friday, August 31, 2018

The Archives and Records Association, UK and Ireland will hold its 2018 Conference in Glasgow between 29 and 31 August 2018 with the theme “People Make Records”.

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