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Radio Mogadishu archives get digitized

After more than 60 years of analogue storage in an inadequate environment, the Radio Mogadishu audio archive is being digitized in order to save it from deterioration and introduce the unique Somali historical recordings to new audience.


18th SEAPAVAA Conference: Conference Call

18th SEAPAVAA Conference: “AV Archives: Why They Matter”

Lao Department of Cinema, Vientiane, Laos. 26–30 May 2014


The nature, purpose and potential use of AV archives and the great cultural value and memories which these archives hold for nations and their peoples are not widely understood or properly appreciated.

The theme for the 18th SEAPAVAA Conference “AV Archives: Why They Matter” seeks to explore and discuss the myriad of issues listed below, during the two-day Symposium on 26 and 27 May 2014.

#Allez Culture - Join our Fight for Europeana's CEF Funding

Dear Friend of Europeana

You’ve probably heard that a drastic cut was made in the budget for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) from 9 billion to 1 billion euros.

Many of you responded to our recent request to send letters to your MEPs, to national contacts in Brussels and to your own government ministers and we thank you hugely for that.

Ask an expert: IASA's Editor in New York Times

IASA member Bertram Lyons, recently appointed as IASA Editor, will answer questions from New York Times readers interested in preserving their audio and visual material in analogue and digital media, as well as related documents.



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