Digitizing our Shared UNESCO Histories – Impacts, Collaborations, Future Challenges

When :

from Wednesday 4 December, 2019
09:30
to Wednesday 4 December, 2019
17:00

Type of event :

Special Event

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Room IX, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Hendel, Giovanna ; g.hendel@unesco.org ; +33(0)145681941

Morning Session:
Digital Harvest and Future Challenges
Afternoon session:
Impacts on Research and Successful Collaborations

Morning Session:
Digital Harvest and Future Challenges

09:45-10:00 Welcome and Introduction by Ingrid Regien (CIO/KMI) and Nicholas Jeffreys (ADG/ADM)

10:00-10:20 UNESCO Archives’ Digitization programme by Adama Aly Pam (Chief Archivist/ALR)

10:20-10:50 Overview of the collections digitized so far
by Adam Cowling (Project Manager of Phase 1 of Digitizing Our Shared UNESCO History)

10:50-11:10 Coffee break.

11:10-11:30 Focus on the selection of digitized recordings by Eng Sengsavang (Reference Archivist)

11:30-11:50 Focus on the selection of digitized films
by Maëva Nguyen (Project Assistant of Phase 1 of Digitizing Our Shared UNESCO History)

11:50-12:30 Discussion.

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

Afternoon session:
Impacts on Research and Successful Collaborations

14:00-14:10 Introduction to the afternoon session
by Ingrid Regien (CIO/KMI) and Adama Aly Pam (Chief Archivist/ALR)

14:10-14:30 Presentation of the publication They Did not Stop at Eboli by the co-authors (i.e., in alphabetical order, Giovanna Hendel (UNESCO Archives), Juri Meda (University of Macerata), Carole Naggar (Independent Photography Historian), Karin Priem (C2DH, University of Luxembourg))

14:30-14:50 Q&A

14:50-15:10 Drawing on UNESCO’s archival sources to research on literacy campaigns in Latin America in the 1950s, by Stefanie Kesteloot (C2DH, University of Luxembourg)

15:10-15:30 Coffee break.

15:30-15:50 Shared themes between past and present educational campaigns by UNESCO,
by Noah Sobe (Loyola University Chicago and Senior Project Officer at UNESCO)

15:50-16:10 The Early Years of the Magnum Photos Cooperative and Humanist Photography
by Clara Bouveresse (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

16:10-16 :30 Magnum Archives & Magnum ‘Fonds de dotation’,
by Naïma Kaddour & Eva Bodinet (Magnum Photos) ; Ana Cruz Yabar (Magnum Fonds de dotation)

16:30-17:00 Round-table and open discussion.