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Friday, August 15 • 10:30am - 11:45am
SESSION 405 - Access Under Occupation: Archival Collections in Palestine

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Members of a recent delegation of librarians and archivists to Palestine discuss the effects of war and occupation on access to archival collections in the region. They examine: barriers to access experienced by international researchers and Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank; specific collections that currently are unavailable to researchers; and current projects to increase access through recovery of materials, digitization, and collection.

Mattson: The Law of Replevin and the (Missing) Palestinian National Archive
Qato: Collections in Defeat: Notes of Critique Amongst Palestinian Archivists
Schreiner: Strategies for Diasporic Access: Digitizing Palestine's Archival Collections

Speakers
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Rachel Mattson

Archivist, XFR Collective + La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club
I'm a historian, archivist, artist, and educator. I manage Digital + Special Projects at the Archives of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, am a core member of the XFR Collective (https://xfrcollective.wordpress.com/) and chair a DLF working group on Government Records Transparency/Accountability... Read More →
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Mezna Qato

Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University
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Maggie Schreiner

Project Archivist, Interference Archive, New York University


Friday August 15, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
Washington 2 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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