Conference - Why Archives Matter: Heritage, Memory and Identity
17 April 2019, The Engine Shed Stirling
Supported by National Records of Scotland, Built Environment Forum Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland
Tickets are available from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/why-archives-matter-heritage-memory-ident...
Archives are the documented memory of the nation. They tell our stories and help us understand who we are as individuals and as a nation. They underpin every aspect of education, science, health, culture, law and the historic environment. Archives inform the future by helping us to learn from the past.
Why Archives Matter: Heritage, Memory and Identity is the second in a series of events organised by the Scottish Council on Archives to promote greater awareness of the importance and usefulness of archives to many different sectors including education; healthcare; architecture; cultural heritage, both local and national; archaeology, academia; and genealogical research. The conference will feature presentations from academics, historians, archivists, architects and representatives of community archive groups.
- Dr David Mitchell, Director of Conservation, Historic Environment Scotland
- Ruth Honeybone, Lothian Health Archives
- Harvey Kaplan, Director, Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
- Bruno Longmore, Head of Archive Depositor Liaison, National Records of Scotland
- Dr Irene O’Brien, (SCA Chair), Senior Archivist, Glasgow City Archives
- Dr Saqib Razzaq, Colourful Heritage
- Emeritus Professor Richard Rodger
- Dawn Sinclair, archivist, Harper Collins
- Fiona Sinclair, architect
- Dr Ciaran Wallace, Trinity College Dublin
- Amy Wilson, Director of Statistical and Registration Services, National Records of Scotland