Report back: BRA FORUM 26 November 2019

The British Records Association (BRA) convened a forum on 26 November for a group of 20 representatives from national archive and research organisations in the UK, to discuss issues around trust in archives and records. This was an opportunity for the BRA, as an independent organisation, to bring together people with knowledge of, and interest in the way information is acquired, held, accessed and used. Within the present climate of cynicism and disbelief about information and indeed in institutions, lies a serious danger that records are no longer recognised as a vital ...

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History Day 19 November 2019

We are delighted that BRA will be at this year's History Day organised by Senate House Library and the Institute of Historical Research. The event helps to put history students, writers and researchers in touch with research collections, publishers and organisations such as ours! Booking is still open at if you would like to attend.

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The eighty-eighth Annual General Meeting of the British Records Association will take place at 5.00pm on Wednesday 13th November 2019 at the Paul Mellon Centre, 16 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3JA.   The AGM will be followed at 5.45pm by a welcome from our host Charlotte Brunskill, before the annual Maurice Bond Lecture at 6.00pm. This year’s Bond Lecturer will be Gill Bull (Director of Freedom of Information Complaints and Compliance, Information Commissioner’s Office) on “Access to Information in Turbulent Times”.   The lecture will be ...

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