On-line dialogue: Archiving Human Rights for Advocacy, Justice and Memory – now open

Received by e-mail, From: HURIDOCS, Date: 16/05/2012:

Join WITNESS and the New Tactics community for an online dialogue on Archiving Human Rights for Advocacy, Justice and Memory from May 16 to 22, 2012.  Archiving and preservation have long taken a backseat to more urgent aspects of human rights documentation and advocacy, but that is beginning to change. Human rights archives are increasingly playing a pivotal role in advocacy, restorative justice, historical memory, and struggles against impunity.  

At the same time, however, archivists and activists alike are grappling with the mounting challenges posed by the proliferation of digital documentation. How can we ensure that the critical documentation created today will be preserved and accessible in the future?

In this dialogue, we will explore the tactics and methods used by archivists to preserve human rights information. Are you new to this topic? This is an opportunity for you to learn about the role of archiving in human rights work and how to develop your own archiving strategy. Are you knowledgeable on this topic? This is an opportunity for you to share your experiences with peers, learn about new tactics, and meet others working in this field. Join us TODAY!

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Address: New Tactics in Human Rights Project, c/o Center for Victims of Torture, 717 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA; Contact.

sommaire en français: Réjoignez Witness et la communauté New Tactics pour un dialogue en ligne sur archiver les droits de l’homme pour le plaidoyer, la justice et la mémoire, de 16 au 22 mai 2012.

resumen en español: Únete a Witness y la comunidad de Nuevas Tácticas para una charla sobre los archivos para la defensa, la justicia y la memoria, del 16 al 22 mayo de 2012.

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