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30
APR
2018

Call for Papers FIAT/IFTA World Conference now closed

The Archive’s Renaissance: Navigating the Future, Channelling the Past. That’s the theme of the 42nd FIAT/IFTA World Conference, taking place in the magnificent city of Venice and hosted by RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana on October 9-12. The Call for Papers was...
08
MAR
2018

FIAT/IFTA Media Studies Grant – Call for Projects

Description and Rationale The International Federation of Television Archives (FIAT/IFTA) provides a forum for exchange of knowledge and experience between its members, to promote the study of any topic relevant to the development and use of audiovisual archives and to establish...
12
FEB
2018

Call for presentations FIAT/IFTA World Conference available now!

In times of fake news the classic archival values of ​​reliability and authenticity once again feature prominently. They haven’t been blown away by the digital storm, but are valued higher than ever before. But new ships sail our sea today, under the flag of large technology and...
06
FEB
2018

2018 World Conference: announcing theme and title

The 2018 FIAT/IFTA World Conference will take place in Venice from October 9th until October 12th and will be hosted by Rai – Radiotelevisione italiana. The history of the city of Venice shows us that an open window on the world and the courage to lay out your own stories on a...
19
JAN
2018

FIAT/IFTA contributes to White Paper envisioning Think Tank for Audiovisual Archivists

FIAT/IFTA considers it one of its main tasks to foster strategic thinking in the domain of audiovisual archiving. As such the federation contributed to a White Paper, commissioned by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision envisioning a so-called think tank for audiovisual...
09
JAN
2018

IASA 2018: Call for presentations

Conference theme: Access and Accessibility – Archival Policies and Barriers in the Age of Global Information Exchange Open and equal access to information is in high demand, yet may be impeded by social, cultural, and economic barriers. The question of access at the same...
22
DEC
2017

Save your Archive: Rivonia trials soon available online

Since 2013, FIAT/IFTA member INA collaborates with the National Archives of South Africa (NARSSA) to digitise the audio recordings of the 1963-1964 Rivonia Trial in which the leaders of the anti-Apartheid movement were condemned to life-long imprisonment. The recordings of the...
15
DEC
2017

Daniel Teruggi hands over Secretary-General Role

One member of the Mexico conference organising committee received a very special round of applause: Daniel Teruggi, FIAT/IFTA Secretary-General since 2014. For Daniel Mexico was his last FIAT/IFTA conference as a Secretary-General as he retires from his role at INA. Although he...
10
DEC
2017

Save the date: FIAT/IFTA World Conference 2018

At the end of the Mexico conference we had the honour to announce that the 2018 FIAT/IFTA World Conference will be hosted by one of FIAT/IFTA’s founding members Rai – Radiotelevisione Italiana, at a place of marvellous beauty and cultural heritage: Venice. We’re happy to...
02
DEC
2017

FIAT/IFTA Awards winners

The 2017 World Conference traditionally featured also the announcement of this year’s Archive Achievement Awards during the Gala Dinner at the Interactive Museum of Economy. The winner of this year’s Most Innovative Use of Archive Award was Radio.garden, a global browser for...