The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress has scheduled a symposium on the topic of archiving cultural heritage. The symposium, scheduled for September 26-27, aims to…
energize the discussion of ethnographic archival thought and practice by presenting fresh and dynamic strategies for contemporary archival realities.
The symposium is scheduled to included panels on the use of cultural heritage archives, archival description standards, preservation and digital stewardship, collaboration, resources, and education, all of which will be attended by a selection of academics and professionals from the archival and cultural professions. Information on the symposium is available here.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Registration will be available at there website sometime in August.
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