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‘The Future of Literary Archives’

The long-awaited collection of essays reflecting the work of the Diasporic Literary Archives Network has now been published. Entitled The Future of Literary Archives (edited by [ Read more… ]

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ICARUS / EURBICA conference in Croatia

ICARUS Hrvatska, together with the ICARUS4all community (the International Centre for Archival Research), EURBICA (the European Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives), the State [ Read more… ]

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Literary Archives in Cameroon

A two-day workshop on literary archives in Cameroon was held in Yaoundé on 13-14 February 2018, jointly organised by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network, the ICA [ Read more… ]

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The importance of “personal papers”

In two recent presentations on behalf of the Diasporic Literary Archives Network and ICA’s Section for Archives of Literature and Art, David Sutton has adapted one [ Read more… ]

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“The politics of location” revisited at GLAM’s meeting in Hull

The theme of “the politics of location” has been central to the ongoing work of the Diasporic Literary Archives Network, and was the inspiration for the [ Read more… ]

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Diasporic Literary Archives in Malawi, Namibia and southern Africa

At the upcoming conference of ESARBICA (the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives), Lilongwe, Malawi, 7-11 August 2017, Dr David [ Read more… ]

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Diasporic Literary Archives at the ‘Archival Afterlives’ conference, Manchester, June 2017

Archival Afterlives: postwar poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute, University of Manchester, 27-29 June 2017 The opening session of this conference is a roundtable discussion [ Read more… ]

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Acquiring Winkler’s Archives for the National Library of Jamaica

Kim Robinson-Walcott   The Jamaican writer Anthony C. Winkler died in September 2015. His death was a personal loss for me in many ways. First of [ Read more… ]

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Archives in Danger: Grenada

The work done by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network on the preservation of archives in Grenada led to an important discussion at the fourth DLA workshop [ Read more… ]

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Diasporic Literary Archives in the Caribbean

The latest double issue of Caribbean Quarterly focuses on Caribbean Literary Archives and contains essays whose earlier versions were first delivered in 2014 at the Trinidad [ Read more… ]

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