Welcome to the "Archives and Dealing with the Past" List-serv!

The purpose of this email distribution list is to provide a platform for information exchange and joint learning on issues related to archives and dealing with the past (also referred to as transitional justice), linking persons working on archives, human rights, international humanitarian law, information technology, etc.

It is an ideal tool to share information about events, activities, publications and requests related to archives and dealing with the past. Relevant email postings may e.g. relate to the use of archives in transitional justice processes, including truth commissions, tribunals or reparation programs, the preservation of and access to archives at risk that hold information on violations of human rights and international humanitarian law etc.

This list is open to everybody interested in the topic. The members of the list-serv currently include more than 800 practitioners, policy-makers and academics from all over the world.

If you are interested in viewing the affiliation of our growing list of members, you can do so here.

Please use the list actively and thereby help to strengthen the flow of high-quality information across different geographical regions and areas of work.

How to subscribe to the "Archives and Dealing with the Past" List-serv

There are two ways to subscribe to the list-serv.

1. By email.

Send an email message to adwp-l-request@archivesdwp.org and enter SUBSCRIBE in the SUBJECT field OR the BODY of your message, and send the message. Once subscribed, you will receive a welcome message advising you how to use the list-serv.

2. Through the web.

Please click on this link to subscribe to the list-serv.

It will take only a few steps. Just follow the instructions in the section “subscribing to Adwp-l”.

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How to use the "Archives and Dealing with the Past" List-serv

To post a message to all list-serv members, send an email to adwp-l@archivesdwp.org.

Please note that there is a moderator who controls the flow of the emails, making sure that no spam is being circulated. Thus, your e-mails to the list-serv may be distributed with a few hours delay.