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Review XRchiving Conference 2024

When I entered the eighth floor of Bush house for the second XRchiving conference held on 20th of April 2024, I was greeted at the registration desk with friendly smiles and as I was handed a program, name tag, and shown the way to the coffee, I was immediately put at ease in the environment. The ethos of the conference was to foster a place of connection and a meeting place for ideas, and this was evident in the type of space that was created around the conference.  I didn’t know that the...

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The Archivoz team wishes you Merry Christmas
The Archivoz team wishes you Merry Christmas

The Archivoz team wishes you Merry Christmas

  We can smell Christmas and, with it, a well-deserved vacation for the team. This is a key moment to recharge our batteries and think about our new future projects. I want to reflect for a moment with you and analyse how the year has developed. I would like...

Interviews
“We must empower the voices we once ignored”: Interview with Lindsay Loebig

“We must empower the voices we once ignored”: Interview with Lindsay Loebig

Today, Lindsay Loebig gives us some insight into her research on the use of harmful language/content statements in archives in the United States and around the world. She shares with us how they work, why they are important, and their place within an archival space...

Interviews
“If colonization was about enforcement, decolonization should be about empowerment”: Interview with Stanley H. Griffin, of the University of the West Indies (pt.2)

“If colonization was about enforcement, decolonization should be about empowerment”: Interview with Stanley H. Griffin, of the University of the West Indies (pt.2)

Last week, Dr. Stanley Griffin and I spoke about noise and silence in the archives and the ways in which the machineries of colonialism have left their mark on Caribbean archival practices. Today, we speak about ongoing challenges to Caribbean memory institutions...

Interviews
“There is a tangible tension between what is held in Caribbean archives and what is remembered in Caribbean communities”: Interview with Stanley H. Griffin, of the University of the West Indies (pt. 1)
“There is a tangible tension between what is held in Caribbean archives and what is remembered in Caribbean communities”: Interview with Stanley H. Griffin, of the University of the West Indies (pt. 1)

“There is a tangible tension between what is held in Caribbean archives and what is remembered in Caribbean communities”: Interview with Stanley H. Griffin, of the University of the West Indies (pt. 1)

Today, I’m speaking with Dr. Stanley H. Griffin, Senior Lecturer in Archival and Information Studies at the University of the West Indies, about the colonial legacy in archival collection and management, the difference between silence and noise in the archive, and...

Audiovisual documentation
The Frances Densmore Archives and Native American Voices
The Frances Densmore Archives and Native American Voices

The Frances Densmore Archives and Native American Voices

Audiovisual documentation has been key to the preservation of the knowledge, culture and tradition of unjustly marginalized peoples. Western culture has often defaulted to ethnocentrism, and until the real value of cultural differences is appreciated, invaluable...

ArticlesNews of interest
Conscientious Bilingual Description: Treating problematic language in colonial records on the Qatar Digital Library

Conscientious Bilingual Description: Treating problematic language in colonial records on the Qatar Digital Library

IntroductionThe British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership is digitising records from multiple collections about the history of the Persian Gulf, with the vast majority coming from the India Office Records (IOR) collection. The records are freely available on a...

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