Abstracts for the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual
Archives (IASA)?s Annual Conference are due on January 31 2008 . On-line
abstract submission and instructions for authors are available via the IASA
web site: http://www.iasa2008.com
Alternatively you can send your paper proposal by mail or post to IASA
Vice-Chair Per Holst, by e-mail: [log in to unmask] or by post (Danish Broadcasting
Corporation, DR Archives, DR Byen, Emil Holms Kanal 20, Opg. 2, 0999
Copenhagen C, Denmark).
The IASA Conference is to be held in Sydney, Australia at the Australian
National Maritime Museum from September 14 to 19, 2008. IASA 2008 will
feature a variety of areas associated with Sound and Audio Visual Archives
with the main theme:
No Archive is an Island
Abstracts are currently sought that address the following topics:
· Low resource tropical archiving
· Grass root archiving with small institutes and small nations
· Interconnection and cooperation
· Resource sharing
· Federated digital delivery systems
· Cooperative delivery systems in an innovative environment
· Oral histories: rising tides - cultural tides, tides of Native
Title and Indigenous ownership
· Isolation, Innovation and Diversity
· Remote broadcasting and archive implications.
· Preservation of historical memories in sound and audiovisual
· Audiovisual records as a memory of revolutionary change
· The role of archives retaining history
In addition, the organising panel might seek poster presentations.
The size of abstract is limited to 250 words.
Applications for travel grants will be accepted. Presenting a paper and
being a IASA member are two criteria that enhance the chance of being
awarded a travel grant. The announcement will be publicized later this
spring, or check the IASA website).
We look forward to seeing you in Sydney!
IASA: www.iasa-web.org Conference Wesite: www.iasa2008.com
Jacqueline von Arb
- Vice President, IASA (www.iasa-web.no)
- Director, Norwegian Institute of Recorded Sound (www.recordedsound.no)
- General Manager, MemNor Audio Archiving Services (www.memnor.no)
Norsk Lydinstitutt is a partner of the EU-project Memories