Activities of the section

Members of SLMT have been very busy over the last couple of months across the continents. Laura Taylor (City of London) and Bart Ballaux (City of Rotterdam) led a very popular Seminar on Managing Municipal Archives in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 6 and 7 September. Over 300 people attended over the 2 days.

Tim Harris (Chair of ICA/SLMT) spoke at the First International Seminar on Sports Archives in Girona on 9 October, comparing the experiences of documenting the Olympic Games as host city both for London Metropolitan Archives and Barcelona City Archives alongside Joaquim Borras Gomez.

Celine Fernandez has summarised the views of the ICA/SLMT Board in reviewing the APROBAD project to produce guidelines for local archivists in Burundi.

Watch out for the ICA/SLMT panel session in Cameroon on the 28 November 2018 with presentations from Rotterdam, Amsterdam, The Hague and London Metropolitan Archives.

Staff at the National Archives of Sri Lanka and speakers Laura and Bart