Call for Papers for Special Issue of Comma on “New Professionals in Archives and Records Management”

The International Council on Archives’ journal Comma invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to the topic of "New Professionals in Archives and Records Management". | Find out more information here  

ICA Congress Abu Dhabi - Call for Papers

The ICA Congress Abu Dhabi, Enriching Knowledge Societies, will be an opportunity for the global archive professionals to share innovative ideas and research outcomes, and for colleagues from allied sectors and professions to join the discussion at this important event. The 21st century information challenges do not simply belong to archives and records professionals, they belong to everyone.  

Let’s share ideas across professions and build networks to enrich our knowledge societies!   

Submit your abstract for the XXVII ESARBICA Biennial Conference

The East and Southern Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) will host its biennial conference on the theme Archives, Records, And Memory In Digital Spaces And Global Chaos in Gauteng Province, South Africa from 14- 18 August 2023. Click here to find out more.

Meet the New Elected PCOM Members!

We are delighted to present the six newly elected ICA members who will be contributing their energy and expertise to the Programme Commission (PCOM), the governance group for ICA’s professional programme. With the election of these members, the Programme Commission will constitute a group of archivists and records professionals from all four of ICA's regions: Europe and North America, Asia and the Pacific, Africa and the Arab States, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Resource of the Month: ICA’s YouTube Playlists

For January’s resource of the month, we wanted to highlight the playlists that we have created on the recently updated ICA’s YouTube channel. In these playlists, we have compiled different videos and recordings of webinars, interviews and virtual sessions where ICA members and professionals connected to our network are presenting the work of the ICA groups, programmes and volunteers that are part of our global community. 

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Resource of the Month: ICA’s YouTube Playlists

For January’s resource of the month, we wanted to highlight the playlists that we have created on the recently updated ICA’s YouTube channel. In these playlists, we have compiled different videos and recordings of webinars, interviews and virtual sessions where ICA members and professionals connected to our network are presenting the work of the ICA groups, programmes and volunteers that are part of our global community. 

Congress

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Call for Papers for Special Issue of Comma – One Week Left!

Have you submitted your proposal for the call for papers for special issue of Comma on “New Professionals in Archives and Records Management”? Proposals should be sent by January 31, 2023, to joint Editor-in-Chief for Comma, Bethany Anderson (comma@ica.org), and special issue editor, Nicola Laurent (laurent@ica.org).   

Congress

Friday, January 20, 2023

Meet the New Elected PCOM Members!

We are delighted to present the six newly elected ICA members who will be contributing their energy and expertise to the Programme Commission (PCOM), the governance group for ICA’s professional programme. With the election of these members, the Programme Commission will constitute a group of archivists and records professionals from all four of ICA's regions: Europe and North America, Asia and the Pacific, Africa and the Arab States, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Congress

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Beyond Theory - Interview to La Digitalizadora. By Vicenç Ruiz and Juan Alonso

The Beyond Theory interview series is a recent project by the PAAG-ICA group designed to offer photographic and audio-visual management-related content, enabling operational possibilities through a pragmatic approach. The main goal is to interview relevant and highly experienced professionals,...

Congress

Monday, January 16, 2023

MEET THE ARCHIVES!

MEET THE ARCHIVES – SPANISH COMMUNITY ARCHIVES AND REPRESENTING COMMUNITIES IN A CHANGING WORLD 

“Tell us about your experiences or best practices in a post-corona world in five short stories.” Member-archives of the Section of Local, Municipal and Territorial Archivists network, share...

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Monday, January 16, 2023

Call For Proposals and Papers ICA Congress Abu Dhabi – The deadline is getting closer!

You still have 1 month to submit your proposal or paper for the ICA Congress which will be hosted in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) from 9 to 13 October 2023

Congress

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Submit your abstract for the XXVII ESARBICA Biennial Conference

The East and Southern Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) will host its biennial conference on the theme Archives, Records, And Memory In Digital Spaces And Global Chaos in Gauteng Province, South Africa from 14- 18 August 2023. Click here to find out more.

Congress

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Call for Papers for Special Issue of Comma – The deadline is getting closer!

You still have 2 weeks to submit your proposal for the call for papers for special issue of Comma on “New Professionals in Archives and Records Management” | More information here

Congress

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Results of the PCOM Elections 2022

Thank you to all the candidates for seats on ICA's Programme Commission (PCOM) and to the ICA members who voted in the first full PCOM election under the recently revised ICA Constitution and Internal Regulations.  

Congress

Thursday, December 15, 2022

The ICA Newsletter of December is now released!

Follow this link to read the December 2022 issue of the ICA Newsletter.

You can also find previous issues of the newsletter in the ICA Publications section.

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Deadline Call for Papers for Special Issue of Comma

The International Council on Archives’ journal Comma invites submissions for a special issue dedicated to the topic of "New Professionals in Archives and Records Management". Proposals should be sent by January 31, 2023 | More details here

SAHR Tuesday Talks – Dagmar Hovestädt: A Legacy of the DDR: The Stasi Records Archive

ICA SAHR Tuesday Talks – Dagmar Hovestädt: A Legacy of the DDR: The Stasi Records Archive

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ICA Congress Abu Dhabi – Deadline Call for Proposals and Papers

The ICA Congress Programme Committee invites your proposals for papers and other types of sessions related to the theme Enriching Knowledge Societies. The deadline for submissions is 16 February 2023 (23:59:59 CET) | More details here   

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ICA Invites You to Make Donations to State Archival Service of Ukraine

At the beginning of this month, a charity account to support archival institutions in Ukraine amidst Russian aggression against Ukraine, was created. This is an initiative from the State Archival Service of Ukraine, and it is aiming to help preserve the documentary heritage of Ukraine. 

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