7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
3rd February, 2016
The first of two half day symposia convened by Professor Stephen Farthing and designed to build a cross-disciplinary picture of the strategies used by archivists charged with creating coherent narrative records of nationally significant events. Each symposium will comprise of three short presentations by experts followed by a round table discussion.Professor Malcolm Quinn will chair each session and focus the discussion on ways of coordinating proactive attitudes towards archival collecting.
Laurence Ward: Principal Archivist London Metropolitan Archives, Culture, Heritage and Libraries Department
Dr Joanne O’Hara: Architectural Historian , Curator of The Olympics Drawn 2012
Kevin Owens: Director wilsonowensowens, master plan advisors for London 2012 , Boston’s Olympic Games 2024 bid , and currently working on the Rome 2024 bid as lead designer.
Niccy Halifax: Ceremonies Creative Lead & Executive Producer, London 2012 Team Welcome & Victory Ceremonies.
We will be closing the booking for this discussion on #gendered workloads in #academia tomorrow afternoon, to allow full and frank discussion, the event will NOT be recorded, so if you would like to be part of the conversation, please reserve your place ASAP. twitter.com/gemmaouten/sta…