• Precarious Progress: Women Peacemakers Conference Last week from September 29-October 1, I was able to attend the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice’s “Precarious Progress: UN Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security” working conference aimed at examining the progress made by recent UN Security Council Resolutions regarding women and armed conflict. Rose Anderson October 8, 2010
  • Conference: Memory, Archives, Human Rights In Copehagen Denamrk, and Malmö, Sweden, June 4-5, 2009: Archives, Memory and Human Rights. WITNESS May 2, 2009
  • Conference: Media in Transition 6 at MIT Media in Transition: April 24 - 26, at MIT. Excerpt from the conference description: " What challenges confront librarians and archivists who must supervise the migration of print culture to digital formats and who must also find ways to preserve and catalogue the vast and increasing range of words and images generated by new technologies? How are shifts in distribution and circulation affecting the stories we tell, the art we produce, the social structures and policies we construct?" WITNESS April 1, 2009
  • Upcoming events: archiving, open video, oral history and more There are a number of recently-announced conferences or workshops coming up in 2009 which are worth checking out: SOIMA 2009: Safeguarding Sound and Image Collections November 17 – December 11, 2009 New Delhi, India This 4-week course will provide an overview of issues related to the preservation and access of sound and image materials e.g., […] WITNESS March 17, 2009