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 ...

Read More


We are still working to reschedule our conference “Creative Encounters: Art in the Archives”, which should have been held on 23 April 2020, and will provide an update once details have been confirmed. Tickets already purchased will still be valid for the rescheduled conference date; refunds will also be available.

Read More

Launch of the 2020 Janette Harley Prize

The Janette Harley Prize was established in 2018 to generate interest in archives, and raise awareness of research and achievements in the world of archives. Entry to the 2020 round is now open, and further details about how to apply can be found here. The closing date for entries is 31 July 2020, and the winner(s) will be announced at a drinks reception following BRA's Annual General Meeting and Maurice Bond Memorial Lecture, to be held on 24 November 2020.

Read More