Archives and Society

Venue: Room N304, 3rd floor, IHR, North Block, Senate House  

Time: Tuesdays 17:45

Convenors: Jenny Bunn (University College, London), Alan Crookham (The National Gallery), Valerie Johnson (The National Archives), Anna Sexton (The National Archives)

For information and enquiries, please contact: Valerie Johnson, The National Archives on valerie.johnson@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

The focus of this seminar is the theory and practice of recordkeeping, and the role of records and archives within wider society. Speakers from a range of practitioner and academic backgrounds present on work-in-progress and the seminar aims to support an informal, friendly atmosphere of discussion, alongside these more formal presentations.

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
26 February
17:45
Moving towards protocols for describing racially offensive archives in the UK
Alicia Chilcott
Room 243, Second Floor

12 March
17:45
working with care leavers on information rights in social care records
Victoria Hoyle (MIRRA Project)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
23 April
17:45
The boundaries between artwork, record and archive
Pip Laurenson
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

7 May
17:45
“Valued friend” or “insatiable octopus”? Cultural tensions in English recordkeeping c1800-1975
Richard Olney
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR