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CFP: SIEF Working Group on Archives 2020 Conference

Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alexandra Sanchez

The International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) Working Group on Archives invites you to submit proposals for their conference in Amsterdam on October 21–23, 2020.

The conference theme is "Archives, Access, Ethics, and Fraud."

Proposal submissions are due April 1, 2020.

Participants of the conference of the SIEF Working Group on Archives may want to focus on the following subjects:

  • How to find (your way into) an archive;
  • Access to data in general;
  • Data management;
  • Online (open) access policies;
  • Online databases, search engines and visualization tools;
  • Computational tools to analyze big data;
  • Methods of adding metadata to collections;
  • Copyright;
  • Privacy;
  • Controversial collections and how to handle them;
  • Ethics concerning collecting, archiving and analyzing;
  • The study of the ‘dark side’ of folklore and culture.

Send your abstracts to Theo Meder at

To see the full call for paper, visit SIEF Working Group on Archives.

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