UNLOCKING CARIBBEAN MEMORY

UNCOVERING NEW RECORDS, DISCOVERING NEW ARCHIVES

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An Academic Interdisciplinary Symposium on Archives & Records to be held at the UWI Regional Headquarters Building


OCTOBER 29-30, 2019


at UWI Regional Headquarters Building

Including the launch of the book
Decolonizing the Caribbean Record: An Archives Reader

SYMPOSIUM THEMES TO BE EXPLORED

  • Innovative ways of encouraging the acceptance of records management in government entities and private sector companies

  • Challenges of acquiring and organizing social media records and private archives

  • Methodologies of establishing community based archives and the role of national archival institutions in these initiatives

  • Case studies of ways in which Archival institutions have deliberately adopted new strategies to acquire 'non-traditional' archival materials.

  • Ways in which artistic and cultural expressions are being used as repositories of memory.

  • Historical interpretations and use of records, especially in non-traditional formats.

  • Changes in the legislative and policy frameworks for Records and Archives which take into account new developments in record keeping.

  • Archival collections on Caribbean issues, cultural expressions, communities in the Diaspora.

  • Examples of ways in which ecclesiastical, literary and cultural institutions manage and provide access to their materials, particularly those in non-traditional formats.

  • Ways in which the experiences of the marginalized voices in the society can be reflected in the holdings of Archives.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstract Proposals are invited under the listed themes



  • Proposals should be submitted to the Department of Library and Information Studies (DLIS) at dlisadmin@uwimona.edu.jm by 19 July 2019.


  • Acceptance of proposal by July 31, 2019



Please include the following:

 Paper title

 Name of speaker(s)

 Job title and institution

 250-300-word abstract with bibliography of at least two items


 Short biography of speaker(s)

DIGITAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: Symposium Workshop

OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 1, 2019

REGISTRATION COST

100USD: 2 days inclusive of material and breaks


60USD: 1 day

80USD: Online Access to the sessions


70USD: 2 days (International Students)


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN AT


https://www.mona.uwi.edu/dlis/.


For further information, please contact Dr. Stanley Griffin (stanleygriffin@uwimona.edu.jm) or

The Department's office (1876-927-2944)the Department Office at

dlisadmin@uwimona.edu.jm, Telephone 876.927.2944

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