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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...
02
DEC
2017

Relive the Mexico conference!

The conference in Mexico was again an excellent opportunity to learn and to share knowledge. And maybe you’d like to look back and check a few slides you might have missed. We’re currently working to offer you as many presentations as possible onto FIAT/IFTA’s Slideshare...
22
NOV
2017

Rationale Media Studies Grant

To enhance collaboration between research and archive communities and ensure the valorization of academic knowledge for archival practice as well as to promote research of holdings of member television archives, the Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of...
21
NOV
2017

Day 3 at FIAT/IFTA Mexico: an invitation to prepare the future

The third and last day of the FIAT/IFTA World Conferences are traditionally a culmination of very focused discussions, ending up in a call to start preparing the future, each of us in our own organisation, but also together, for next year’s conference. The day started off...
26
OCT
2017

FIAT/IFTA at 40 celebrates UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2017

In celebration of the 2017 UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on the theme of ‘Discover Remember and Share’, FIAT/IFTA has taken an audiovisual look back at its own 40 year history in a series of interviews and moments in time from the archives which recall the...
25
OCT
2017

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – 22nd SEAPAVAA CONFERENCE

The 21st SEAPAVAA Conference  in  2017 held in Manila, Philippines,  reimagined the shape of the audiovisual archive of the future as one that is against the overly determining forces that strain and bound it. From economic disparities to technological gaps, political differences...