Events


Archives of crisis and conspiracy: the digital future

This webinar is one of a series of six organised by the British Records Association's Archives Advocacy Group which will be held during 2021 and 2022.  The aim of the series is to raise and debate questions surrounding the criticality and value of archives and records as information and evidence. questions such as: What does the record - be it in hard copy paper format, digital or other media - mean to us? Why should we be concerned about its survival? How can the authenticity and significance of records be assessed? How can perceived barriers to the access ...

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Maurice Bond Lecture tickets now available

"Living through a pandemic has forced historians to look anew at previous crises and to interrogate archives with different assumptions. It also makes us think about what material we should be generating for future historians." Martin Daunton, Emeritus Professor of Economic History at the University of Cambridge and Visiting Professor at Gresham College will consider the topic of Covid and the Historian in the British Record Association's 2021 Maurice Bond Lecture. We will also take the opportunity to present the 2021 Janette Harley Prize to Dr Amy Erickson for her ...

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New Seminar series ‘The Shock of the Record : Archives and Truth’

Further to the British Records Association (BRA) forum on Archives and Truth  the BRA will be contributing to the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) Partnership Seminars series. These seminars, called ‘The Shock of the Record : Archives and Truth’ will build upon the themes discussed in the 2019 forum and cover topics related to trust in archives and records, digital literacy and current scepticism of facts and evidence in our society. Details of the seminars are now available on the IHR website . The seminars are open to anyone with an interest in records and ...

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