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International Conference

Creating an Archive Today: Decisions, Uses, Documentation

Announcement for an International Conference

"Creating an Archive Today:
Decisions, Uses, Documentation"

Date: 18th (Thu.)-19th (Fri.) December 2003
Place: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Room #115
Inquiries: Centre for Documentation & Area-Transcultural Studies
Telephone / FAX: +81 (0)42-330-5540
E-mail: 21archive@tufs.ac.jp

About this Conference (PDF file)

Abstracts (PDF file)

18th (Thursday)
9:30 Welcome address:
FUJII, Takeshi
Introductory remarks:
Anil Sethi
1st Session: Creating the Archive
Chair : FUTAKI, Hiroshi
"Amalgam and anomaly: The case of the India Office Records"
Graham Shaw
"From destruction of records to recovery of memory: Creating archives in Asia"
ANDO, Masahito
"Education and memory: School Heritage Galleries in Singapore"
Uma Devi
11:45-12:00 Discussant's remarks:
ITO, Toshikatsu
12:00-13:00 Discussion
13:00-13:15 Inauguration of the Centre's Digital Library Network System (Dilins)
13:15-14:30 Lunch Break
2nd Session: Creating Non-Exploitative Networks
Chair: MATSUMOTO, Shusaku
14:30-15:00 "Shared patrimony: An archival Double Entendre"
James Nye
15:00-15:30 "Scholarly research, library collections, and the rise of digital information : Three decades of troubled history"
David Magier
15:30-16:00 "Oral history in Indonesia: The case of the 1965 massacre"
Asvi Warman Adam
16:00-16:15 Break
16:15-16:30 Discussant's remarks:
MUTA, Shohei
16:30-17:30 Discussion
18:00-20:00 Reception

19th (Friday)
3rd Session: Creating (New) Histories
Chair: KOTANI, Hiroyuki
10:00-10:30 "Another history, another view: Nineteenth-century Javanese Islamic didactic texts"
10:30-11:00 "History without archives: On the possibility of writing Thai social history before the nineteenth Century"
Lorraine Gesick
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-11:45 "Courts, ship-rolls and letters: Reflections of the Indian labour diaspora"
Crispin Bates
11:45-12:15 "After the record: Reflections of an Indian historian"
Shahid Amin
12:15-13:15 Lunch Break
13:15-13:30 Discussant's remarks:
NAKANO, Satoshi
13:30-14:30 Discussion
14:30-14:45 Break
14:45-16:45 General Discussion
Chair: AWAYA, Toshie

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