The 100th Anniversary of the Archives of Senegal

The executive management team of the Archives of Senegal, under the patronage of His Excellency Mr Macky Sall, President of Senegal, is organizing a festival to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Archives of Senegal. This will take place in Dakar from the 1st to the 3rd of July, 2013.

Archivists, academics, researchers, civil servants, and representatives from national and international bodies will partake in this celebration. There is an estimated 200 participants coming from Africa, America and France for the event.

The Archives have planned, amongst other activities, an international symposium on the theme: “Archives: Memory, Good Governance and Citizenship” and an archival exhibit (from the 1st to the 6th of July 2013 at the Théodore Monod African Art Museum). Other activities are also planned including a relaxing visit to the historical Ile de Gorée."