UNLOCKING CARIBBEAN MEMORY
UNCOVERING NEW RECORDS, DISCOVERING NEW ARCHIVES
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
- Proposals should be submitted to the Department of Library and Information Studies (DLIS) at firstname.lastname@example.org by 19 July 2019.
- Acceptance of proposal by July 31, 2019
Please include the following:
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
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
For further information, please contact Dr. Stanley Griffin (email@example.com) or
The Department's office (1876-927-2944)the Department Office at
firstname.lastname@example.org, Telephone 876.927.2944