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Saturday, August 17 • 9:45am - 11:15am
SESSION 703 - Displaced Archives: Current Controversies and a New Initiative

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Nations and peoples have suffered throughout history from the removal of their documentary heritage as a result of war, revolution, and other conflicts. Access to such "displaced archives" and their long-term disposition remain central controversies in international archival affairs. This panel discusses several ongoing controversies about seized records as well as the Displaced Archives Project, a new effort dedicated to identifying displaced archives and ultimately creating a comprehensive, politically neutral directory of such records.


Speakers
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Jeremy Brett

Processing Archivist and Curator, Science Fiction & Fantasy Research Collection, Texas A&M University Libraries
Jeremy Brett is the Processing Archivist as well as the Curator of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Research Collection at Texas A&M University. He received his M.L.S. and his M.A. in History from the University of Maryland-College Park, and a B.A. in History from George Washington University... Read More →
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Douglas Cox

Associate Law Library Professor, City University of New York School of Law
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Bruce Montgomery

Professor/Faculty Director of Archives & Special Collections, University of Colorado at Boulder
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Trudy Peterson

Chair, International Council on Archives Human Rights Working Group
Trudy Huskamp Peterson is a Certified Archivist and former chair of the Human Rights Working Group of the International Council on Archives, and past president of the Society of American Archivists and the International Conference of the Round Table on Archives.
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Mario Ramirez

PhD Candidate, Department of Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Mario H. Ramirez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on the documentation of human rights violations in El Salvador.


Saturday August 17, 2013 9:45am - 11:15am
Grand Ballroom B

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