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plans for new Rwandan archive to preserve AV history

Plans to establish a national archive centre in Kigali, to preserve the country's important audiovisual history are in advanced stages. The Minister for Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza has revealed.

"For instance today we have Gacaca documents which we need to store properly. These will be digitalised as part of the national archive and we will also work with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) to ensure that the audiovisual archives are properly stored," he added.

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2014

Dear Colleagues,

I am happy to transmit to you the message of the Coordinating Council of  Audio-Visual Archives Associations (CCAAA) President regarding the celebration of the World Day for AV Heritage (WDAVH) on October 27, 2014.  

Dear friends of our audiovisual heritage,

2014 Winners: ARSC Awards for Excellence

ARSC is pleased to recognize outstanding published research in the field of recorded sound with our annual Awards for Excellence. The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. Begun in 1991, the awards are presented to authors and publishers of books, articles, liner notes, and monographs, to recognize outstanding published research in the field of recorded sound.

Early Bird Reminder - IASA Conference, Cape Town, 5-9 October 2014

Greetings all,

This is a friendly reminder that:

Early Bird Registration is ending 31 August for the IASA Annual Conference, "Connecting Cultures: Content, Context, and Collaboration", held 5-9 October 2014 in Cape Town South Africa.

http://2014.iasa-web.org/registration

Don’t miss this opportunity for significant savings! Register now and ensure your place at this gathering of the best and brightest from the sound and audiovisual archival community.

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