01.11.2016 | Category: Network and Outreach

International Council on Archives Congress 2016 in Seoul

Presentation on “safe havens for archives at risk”

Rahel von Arx participated in the International Council on Archives (ICA) Congress that took place on 5-10 September 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. The topic of the Congress was “Archives, Harmony and Friendship. Ensuring cultural sensitivity, justice and cooperation in a globalized world”.

Rahel von Arx was on the panel “Safe havens for archives at risk” together with Trudy Huskamp Peterson, Chair of the ICA Human Rights Working Group and Jussi Nuorteva, Director General of the National Archives of Finland. She presented the Swiss efforts in the area of “Safe havens for archives at risk”. The panel was chaired by David Sutton, Director of Research Projects, University of Reading Library.

Check the abstract of the panel here. See the program of the Congress (English/ French) and the abstract and biographies of the speakers (English/ French). More information about the ICA Congress 2016 can be found here.