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Collections in Flux registration open

Registration now open for Collections in Flux: the Dynamic Spaces and Temporalities of Collecting, an interdisciplinary conference organized at the Clark Library by Adriana  Craciun (UC Riverside) and Mary Terrall (UCLA) in collaboration with the UC multicampus research group on “The Material Cultures of Knowledge.” Registration is free for UC students but required in advance: […]

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Turn the Source into the Problem

In my previous post on the Global Archivalities Research Network, I described the recent virtual conference and the range of topics discussed. The concept of addressing the “social logics” of the archive was compelling, and it helps to reframe the discourse involving archival studies as one of complexity and imagination. Another interesting concept, presented at […]

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The Social Logics of Global Archives

On May 7th I attended the first event of the new Global Archivalities Research Network. This was a virtual conference hosted over Adobe Connect, with a viewing location in the UC Riverside History Library. The group is organized by Dr. Randolph Head of University of California, Riverside, Dr. Arndt Brendecke of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Dr. […]

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