Amsterdam 29 al 31 luglio 2015: Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories

(Medievistica, 2015-07-29 08:00:00)
University of Amsterdam, Department of Media Studies
Amsterdam School for Heritage and Memory Studies

Seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (I-CHORA 7)

Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories
Amsterdam, from July 29th to 31st, 2015

Tuesday, 28th July 2015
2:00–4:00 pm

Wednesday, 29th July 2015

8:00–9:00 am

9:00–9:30 am
Welcome and opening remarks

9:30–10:30 am — FEATURED TALK #1
Elizabeth Shepherd (University College London)
“Hidden Voices in the Archives: Women Archivists in Early 20th-Century England”

10:30–11:00 am
Coffee break

11:00–12:30 pm — SESSION 1
Forging the Real/Filling the Gaps

Valerie Johnson (National Archives of the UK) & David Thomas (University of Northumbria)
“William Shakespeare and the Silence of the Archive”

Jennifer Douglas (University of British Columbia)
“A History of Postmortem Images and the Role of Recordkeeping in Grieving”

Anne Gilliland (University of California Los Angeles)
“Imaginings and Reinterpretations: The Records of Goli Otok, ‘Tito’s Gulag’”

12.30–2:00 pm

2:00–3:30 pm — SESSION 2
Secrecy and Sociability

Megan Barford (University of Cambridge)
“Edward Belcher and the Archival Event: Record Keeping in the Hydrographic Office, c.1830-1850”

Charles Jeurgens (University of Leiden)
“The Bumpy Road to Transparency: Access and Secrecy in 19th-Century Records Management in the Dutch East Indies”

Elizabeth Mullins (University College Dublin)
“The Storm and the Silence: Cultures of Recordkeeping among Religious Communities in 20th Century Ireland”

3:30–3:45 pm
Coffee break

3:45–4:45 pm — FEATURED TALK #2
Eric Ketelaar (University of Amsterdam)
“Researching Archival Consciousness”

Opening reception

Thursday, 30th July 2015

9:00–10:00 am— FEATURED TALK #3
Jeanette Bastian (Simmons College)
“Moving the Margins to the Middle: Reconciling ‘the Archive’ with the Archives”

10:00–10:30 am
Coffee break

10:30–12:00 pm — SESSION 3
Archival Collisions/Adaptations

Gholamhossein Nezami (Archive and Library of Boushehr Province, Iran)
“Different and Contradictory Attempts of Iranian Scholars and Government in the Foundation of National Archive (1953–1970)”

Naya Sucha-xaya (University College London)
“History and Value Judgement: Recordkeeping History and Its Impact on Archives Awareness in Thailand”

Paul Lihoma (National Archives of Malawi)
“Literacy in Oral Cultures: History and Development of Information and Record Keeping in Predominantly Oral Malawi“

12:00–1:30 pm

1:30–3:00 pm — SESSION 4
Records in/after Conflict

Andrea Guidi (Birkbeck, University of London)
“Muster Rolls, Lists and Annotations: Practical Military Records Relating to the Last Florentine Ordinances and Militia, from Machiavelli to the Fall of the Republic”

Christophe Martens (Brussels State Archives)
“The Great War and the Quest for Archives in Belgium”

Ellen van der Waerden (University of Leiden)
“The Ultimate Reconstruction? The ‘War Reports May 1940’ Collection Perceived from an Archival Perspective”

3:00–3:30 pm
Coffee break

3:30–5:00 pm — SESSION 5
Archives, Communities, and Social Justice

Magdalena Wisniewska (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland)
“History of Community Archiving in Poland”

Peter Horsman & Petra Links (Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam)
“From Community Justice to Community Archiving”

Melanie Delva (Anglican Diocese of New Westminster and Provincial Synod of BC and Yukon) & Melissa Adams (University College London)
“Archival Ethics and Indigenous Justice: Conflict or Coexistence?”

5:15–7:00 pm
Tour of Amsterdam City Archives/Other Social Events

8:00 pm
Conference dinner

Friday, 31st July 2015

9:00–10:30 am — SESSION 6
Re-mediating/Re-making Archives

Sian Vaughan (Birmingham City University, UK)
“Reflecting on Practice: Artists’ Experiences in the Archives”

Stefano Gardini (University of Genoa)
“The Use and Reuse of Documents by Chancellors, Archivists and Government Members in an Early Modern Republican State: Genoa’s ‘Giunta dei Confini’ and Its Archives”

Andrea Desolei (University of Padua)
“The ‘Napoleonic Archives’. Origins and Evolution of the ‘Protocollo-Titolario’ System in Northern Italy Between Late 18th and Early 19th Century“

10:30–11:00 am
Coffee break

11:00–12.30 pm — SESSION 7
Materiality and Meaning in Records

Costanza Caraffa (Max-Planck-Institut, Florence)
“Photographs as Records – Records on Photographs: Photo Archives, Art History and the Material Turn”

Alessandro Silvestri (Birkbeck, University of London) & Anna Gialdini (Ligatus Research Centre, University of London)
“Organizing and Binding Records in 15th-Century Sicily: A Case Study in the Material History of Archives”

Jonathan Lainey (Library and Archives Canada)
“Weaving Memories: Wampum Belts and Aboriginal Recordkeeping”

12:30–1:30 pm

1:30–3:00 pm — SESSION 8
Models, Metaphors, and Frameworks

Jonathan Furner (University of California Los Angeles)
“‘Records in Context’ in Context: A Brief History of Archival Data Modeling”

Marlene Manoff (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Humanities Library)
“Framing the Archive as Techno-Cultural Construct”

Juan Ilerbaig (University of Toronto)
“Of Sediments and Skeletons: History and Metaphor in the Conceptual System of Archival Theory”

3:00–3:15 pm
Coffee break

3:15–4:15 pm — FEATURED TALK #4
Geoffrey Yeo (University College London)
“Posner’s Archives in the Ancient World Revisited: A New Look at Some Old Records”

4:15–4:45 pm
Closing remarks


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