Call for papers: Curtain Up! The Practice of Archiving Performance

Date:  Tuesday 29 October 2024 Location:  The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ Abstracts submission deadline: 5pm on 3rd May 2024 This year the British Records Association (BRA) annual conference will be held in partnership with the Association of Performing Arts Collections (APAC), which is a network for all museums, libraries and archives holding performance arts materials in the UK and Ireland. This is an opportunity to share the work of the performing arts archive world with the wider sector and consider the transferability of particular ...

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Our response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation on wills

Association responds to Ministry of Justice consultation on storage and retention of original wills. The British Records Association has submitted a response to the Ministry of Justice’s consultation paper on the ‘Storage and retention of original will documents’. His Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) currently holds the original paper versions of wills proved since 1858. The Government's proposal includes the digitisation of all such wills, and the corresponding destruction of the original paper documents, with exceptions made for wills of selected ...

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Reviewers Wanted

We are looking for reviewers for the following publications for our journal 'Archives' Interested parties please contact us using our contact form. Books for review Jerome Bertram (ed.), Mediaeval Inscriptions: The Epigraphy of the City of Oxford (Oxfordshire Record Society) Sherry L. Reames, Saints' Legends in Medieval Sarum Breviaries (York Medieval Press) Ian Forrest and Christopher Whittick (eds), The Visitation of Hereford Diocese in 1397 (Canterbury and York Society) M. Thomson and M. Winterbottom (eds), For and Against Abelard: The Invective of ...

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