Centre for Archives and Records Research (ICARUS)
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ICARUS Research Seminars

A regular informal seminar is held for academic staff, research associates, doctoral research students and others interested in the research discipline of archives and records management. We talk about a range of issues, including progress on current research projects, plans for future research, research methodologies, literature reviews, plans for research meetings and conferences. Seminars are generally held in Foster Court G31.

If you are interested in attending please contact Jenny Bunn.

The dates and times for forthcoming seminars are as follows:

7th October at 5pm in Foster Court G31
Jenny Bunn: Personal and Corporate Recordkeeping: Beyond Binary Oppositions or What I am doing on my sabbatical

12th November at 5pm in Foster Court G31
Elizabeth Shepherd: The Role of Records Management in an Open Government Data Environment, including updates on InterPares Trust, the Administrative Data Research Centre England and the ICA Conference in Girona

4th December at 5pm in Foster Court G31
James Lowry: An Information Economics Approach to Analysing Government Openness

14th January 2015 at 5pm in Foster Court G31
Filippo de Vivo, Alessandro Silvestri and Andrea Guidi: A Comparative History of Archives in Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy

11th February 2015 at 5pm in G31
Etienne Joseph: Lost in Translation?: Advocacy, Archives and Interdisciplinary Research


Previous seminars

13th May 2014
James Lappin: Routines and recordkeeping before and after the Digital Revolution

12th March 2014
Maryanne Dever: The archived page or why I want to think about paper

25th November 2013
Geoffrey Yeo: Archival Description in the Age of Digital Abundance

16th October 2013
General catch up on news and developments

16th May 2013
Laura Millar: Do Archives Still Need Archives?

6 March 2013
Jenny Bunn and Alexandra Eveleigh: Developing Descriptive Interoperability and the Descriptive Standards Roundtable

20 February 2013
Camille Anciaux: Moving the French National Archives

14 November 2012
Joyce Ray: Digital Curation Education for Cultural Heritage Organizations (Especially Museums)

8 October 2012
Anthea Seles: Open Government and Records
Welcome to new doctoral students

30 May 2012
Andrew Flinn: Archives and Activism

14 March 2012
Melissa Adams: Archives and Aboriginal Perspectives: Is there Room for Incorporation?
Alicia Ramirez Gonzlez: Content Analysis

9 February 2012
Discussion of proposed changes to the MA programmes in Archives and Records Management and Records and Archives Management (International).

24 November 2011
Ellen Fleurbaay, Amsterdam City Archives
'Many Hands Make Light Work': Archival Crowdsourcing Dutch Style!

2 November 2011
Kate Theimer: Participatory Archives

12 October 2011
New research students and reports on activity over the summer

Ross Harvey, GSLIS, Simmons College, Boston, USA
'Is digital preservation practice really so very different from "analogue" preservation?'

7 June 2011
Jenny Bunn will speak about:
Reflections on ACA Toronto 2011,
and another time she will reflect on the viva process.

Tuesday 8 March, 16.00-17.30
Marie Laperdrix, Institut national du Patrimoine, Paris
Digital recordkeeping and auditing systems: a new era for archives in France.
Presentation slides

19 January 2011
Anthea Seles: 'Research trip to Burundi: records management in the EAC'
[Presentation slides]

17 November 2010
Elaine Penn: 'An axiological approach to archives and archival appraisal'

28 October 2010
Alexandra Eveleigh: 'Participatory approaches to digitisation'

6 October 2010
new research students and round table on research projects and ideas

14 July 2010
Andrew Flinn/ Elizabeth Shepherd: Reflections on ICHORA / FARMER / ICA SAE conferences and meetings and new directions in international research

2 June 2010
Alexandra Eveleigh: 'Implications of User Participation for Archival Theory and Practice: starting points for research'

12 May 2010
Elaine Penn: 'Archival value: can we define and measure it?'

3 March 2010
Doctoral student discussion and ideas exchange

15 December 2009
Geoffrey Yeo: 'Nothing is the same as something else'

5 November 2009
Ben Alexander (Queens College, City University of New York): 'Palimpsests'

20 May 2009
Helen Forde: 'What is a national archive?'

5 March 2009
Eric Ketelaar (University of Amsterdam): 'An “inventory” of research interests in archives and records management in the UK, Australia and North America'
[PowerPoint presentation]

28 January 2009
Mary Stevens: 'Review of an article'

18 December 2008
Alice Stevenson: 'Coding'

12 November 2008
Jenny Bunn: 'Grounded theory for archival science'

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