National Committee for Information Resources on Asia
The date for the 2018 NACIRA Conference and AGM is Monday 3 December, this year held at the Asia House, London W1G 7LP:
Unlocking resources for Asian arts: museums, libraries and galleries
The Conference will bring together librarians, curators, archivists, researchers, students and others with an interest in resources for the study of Asian arts. Speakers from leading UK museums and libraries will introduce physical and digital resources and discuss issues of accessibility, interpretation and sustainability.
Pamela Kember, Head of Arts & Learning, Asia House: Changing Perceptions: archiving contemporary art from Asia
Dr Luisa Elena Mengoni, Head of Asian & African Collections, British Library: The power of culture: sharing physical and digital resources for sustained cultural dialogues
Ada de Witt, Assistant Curator, Wallace Collection: Asian Art in the Wallace Collection
Dr Venetia Porter, Assistant Keeper, Islamic & Contemporary Middle East, British Museum: The Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World
Dr Malini Roy, Head of Visual Arts, British Library: Visual Arts Collections at the British Library
Edward Weech, Librarian, Royal Asiatic Society: Digitization, accessibility, sustainability: online collections at the Royal Asiatic Society
Booking essential. Conference fee £35.
Payment: online via Eventbrite or by cheque (payable to NACIRA) to Vanessa Freedman, NACIRA Treasurer, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.
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