Vice President (Programmes): Call for Nominations

The call for nominations for the Vice President Programmes is now open and will remain open until 13 August 2021.

Public release of Records in Contexts Conceptual Model 0.2

The ICA Expert Group on Archival Description (EGAD) is pleased to announce the release for public comment of the consultation draft of the Records in Contexts Conceptual Model v0.2 (RiC-CM 0.2). This replaces the preview version of RiC-CM v0.2, released December 2019. This consultation draft includes the introduction, diagrams and appendices that were absent from the preview version.

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FIDA Call for Projects 2022

The Call for Projects FIDA 2022 is now open! Once a year, the Trustees of the ICA Fund for the International Development of Archives (FIDA) invite members, branches and other bodies to submit proposals for ICA/FIDA support for archival projects.

Call for Applications New Professionals Programme 2021

The New Professional Programme offers the opportunity for up to 6 new professionals from across the world to attend and present at the ICA Rome 2022 Conference, receive a conference buddy, mentor, and be part of an international cohort of new professionals!

Congress 2025 Barcelona Announcement: Knowing pasts. Creating futures.

The International Council on Archives (ICA) is very pleased to announce that its 2025 Congress will be held in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) in October.

Empowering Archives and the Profession 2021-2024 - ICA’s New Strategic Plan

ICA is pleased to announce that it’s new strategic plan was approved at the first virtual Annual General Assembly on Monday 16 November 2020. The plan reflects the views and opinions shared during the campaign...

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The International Council on Archives (ICA) is dedicated to the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world's archival heritage through its representation of records and archive professionals across the globe.

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Congress

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The UDA Oral History Toolkit is now available!

We are very pleased to announce that ICA’s Training Programme has released the 
UDA Oral History Toolkit.

Congress

Monday, July 26, 2021

Call for speakers for second SLMT webinar

Unlocking the City archives through using Artificial Intelligence

Following the great success of its first webinar, the ICA Section on Local Municipal and Territorial Archives  will host its next webinar on 4 October 2021. This time the focus is on ’Unlocking the City...

Congress

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Public release of Records in Contexts Conceptual Model 0.2

The ICA Expert Group on Archival Description (EGAD) is pleased to announce the release for public comment of the consultation draft of the Records in Contexts Conceptual Model v0.2 (RiC-CM 0.2). This replaces the preview version of RiC-CM v0.2, released December 2019. This consultation draft includes the introduction, diagrams and appendices that were absent from the preview version.

Congress

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Call for comments on ICA RiC-CM 0.2

The ICA Expert Group on Archival Description (ICA EGAD) calls for comments on RiC-CM 0.2 consultation draft that has just been released.

Congress

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

2019 AEG Workshop: How to Conduct Outreach Activities with a Limited Budget

The International Council on Archives’ (ICA) Advocacy Expert Group (AEG) has published its workshop presentation from the 2019 ICA Conference held in Adelaide. The...

Congress

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The No Time to Wait Conference: "Open Isn't Enough"

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision  will host the fifth No Time to Wait conference. No Time to Wait is a FREE three-day conference focused on open media, open standards, and digital...

Congress

Friday, July 9, 2021

WHC/21/44.COM/INF.8.1: Outcomes of the Expert meeting on sites associated with recent conflicts and other negative and divisive memories (Paris, 4-6 December 2019)

WHC/21/44.COM/INF.8.1: Outcomes of the Expert meeting on sites associated with recent conflicts and other negative and divisive memories (Paris, 4-6 December 2019).

See the attachment for details and highlighted portions.

Congress

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Launch of third edition of Lingua Franca e-book (Spanish translation is now available)

Library and Archives Canada has launched the third edition of its electronic book Lingua Franca: A Common Language for Conservators of Photographic Materials.

Originally published in English and French, the e-book is now also available in Spanish....

Congress

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Call for Applications New Professionals Programme 2021

The New Professional Programme offers the opportunity for up to 6 new professionals from across the world to attend and present at the ICA Rome 2022 Conference, receive a conference buddy, mentor, and be part of an international cohort of new professionals!

Congress

Friday, July 2, 2021

Call for Papers: Photo Archives VIII: The Digital Photo Archive. Theories, Practices and Rhetoric

We are living an ‘archival moment’ (Daston 2017). Applied to photography, this moment is characterised by limitless production and circulation and, at the same time, by deep concerns about the loss of information in both analogue and digital resources and the fragility of aggregated image...

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Vice President Programmes: Call for Nominations

Friday, June 4, 2021 to Friday, August 13, 2021

The call for nominations for the Vice 
President Programmes
 is now open and
will remain open until August 13 2021.

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Call for Applications 2021

Monday, July 5, 2021 to Sunday, September 5, 2021

Applications to become an Active New Professional as part of the 2021 ICA New Professionals Programme (NPP) are now open.

 

ICA Abu Dhabi 2023 Congress

Monday, October 9, 2023 to Thursday, October 12, 2023

We are pleased to inform you of the new dates for the ICA Abu Dhabi Congress: 9-12 October 2023 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre(ADNEC).

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