Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, September 25, 2018:

MANORIAL DOCUMENTS: PAST, PRESENT AND INTO THE FUTURE ONE-DAY CONFERENCE

Registration is now open for the Manorial Documents Register (MDR) one-day conference: Manorial Documents: past, present and into the future on Tuesday 25 September at The National Archives. The event is open to all including academics, researchers and archivists.

This conference is a collaborative event between the Manorial Documents Register (MDR) Advisory Panel and The National Archives, and its purpose is:

  • to promote the Manorial Documents Register as a valuable research tool;
  • to begin to explore its research potential;
  • and to inspire inter-disciplinary research activities of all kinds

Please see full details on the Eventbrite page for the full programme and registration: sign up at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/manorial-documents-register-mdr-one-day-conference-tickets-47761852988

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018:

BRA AGM AND BOND LECTURE

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Bond Lecture will be ‘Trying To See The Forest For The Trees: Research in the digital age’ by Dr Anthea Seles. The lecture will follow BRA’s Annual General Meeting which will be held at The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DA.

Dr Seles is Secretary General of the International Council on Archives. Prior to that she worked as the Digital Records and Transfer Manager at The National Archives and tested early approaches to automating the appraisal and selection of government records. She holds a Doctorate from University College London (2016) and a Masters Degree in Archival Studies from the University of British Columbia (2003).

The Lecture will be followed by a drinks reception at which the winner of the inaugural Janette Harley Prize will be announced. Places are strictly limited and we would be grateful if those intending to attend could notify the Secretary secretary@britishrecordsassociation.org.uk.

 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018:

HISTORY DAY

BRA will be participating in History Day on 27 November. This popular annual event held at Senate House, University of London is an open history fair where libraries, archives and other research organisations can engage with academics and students. Please see the event page for further details: https://historycollections.blogs.sas.ac.uk/history-day-2018/