Centre for Archives and Records Research (ICARUS)


"Questions of trust? Archives, records and identities"

In July 2010 ICARUS and the Department of Information Studies will be supporting the Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research for the UK and Ireland (FARMER) and the Network of Archival Educators and Trainers (North Western Europe) (NAET) conference to be held at Wolfson College, Oxford, 5-6 July 2010.

Keynote speakers (confirmed):

Professor Heather MacNeil, University of Toronto, 'Trust and professional identity: narratives, counter-narratives, and lingering ambiguities'

Professor Anne J. Gilliland, University of California, Los Angeles, 'Trust, Neutrality and the Obligation of Archival Education in a Global, Digital Society'.
This keynote is sponsored by International Council on Archives - Section for Archival Education and Training

Professor Michael Moss, University of Glasgow, 'Is it a question of trust?'

Keynote speakers' abstracts: please click HERE to see the abstracts.

Other selected speakers: please click HERE to see a partial list of other conference speakers.

An updated conference programme (14 June 2010) can be downloaded from HERE.

Conference themes:

The conference will seek to examine questions relating to trust and identities in relation to archives and records in (mainly) digital environments and the implications of such questions for those interested in professional archives and records management education, research and practice. The conference seeks to bring together an international group of those active in archives and records management education and research, as well as interested practitioners. The conference sets out to be actively transdisciplinary and encourages contributions from related disciplines including library and information science, museology, cultural heritage, history, anthropology, public policy and governance, business management, information systems development and design, etc.

Conference dates:
5 - 6 July 2010

Conference venue:
Wolfson College, Oxford

Conference fees and registration:
Please click HERE to download the registration form and conference fees. Delegates and PhD students registering before 26 March 2010 can take advantage of the 'Early Bird' discount.

The conference fee also includes the Conference Dinner, reception and overnight en-suite accommodation on Monday 5 July 2010.

Some delegates may wish to book extra nights accommodation before and after the conference (bed and breakfast at a special delegate rate of approx £60). These extra nights are not booked through the conference organisers but by emailing the Wolfson College Events Team at events@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

For further information, please email infostudies-conferences@ucl.ac.uk

The call for papers is now closed but the original call is still available HERE

The FARMER/NAET conference will held shortly after I-CHORA 5, which will be hosted in London from 1 to 3 July 2010. For more information about I-CHORA 5 please visit the I-CHORA 5 web site

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