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New York Archives Week Symposium - REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Center for Jewish History
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Registration is closed

2016 New York Archives Week

Symposium: Politics & Archives

Symposium Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Location: Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY  10011 


Registration is now open for the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) Symposium: Politics & Archives.  This one-day symposium will be co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish History (CJH). 

The symposium will focus on presentations and panel discussions, interviews, studies, strategies, research, analyses, and use studies, with the aim of bringing together archivists, industry experts, records managers, librarians, museum professionals, professors, scholars, academic researchers, and the general public. 

Presentation themes may include the following:

               Womens suffrage

               Voter enfranchisement or disenfranchisement

               Voter registration, voting zones

               Polling records

               Political advertising

               Municipal, city, borough, and state government records

               Political agitation and protests

               The intersection of labor and politics

               Media coverage of elections

               What sorts of records are made confidential and why?

               Freedom of Information Act requests and confidential records

               What sorts of political records are used and how have they been re-purposed?

Please click here for the symposium schedule.

Please click here to see the Call for Participation

Please click here to register for this event on the A.R.T. website.


Best regards,
Education Committee
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.)




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