Beyond Text in the Digital Age? Oral History, Images and the Written Word

8 Jul 2016 to 9 Jul 2016
London, UK

Oral History annual conference

For many years the standard practice of transcribing or summarising interviews meant the auditory dimension of oral history was often underused. However, new digital technologies make audio and video oral history interviews, as well as extracts, much more readily available.

This interdisciplinary conference will investigate the extent to which the written word is redundant in oral history. Papers will showcase innovative uses of oral history, focusing on topics such as social media, ethics in the digital age and archivin

New Sounds of Old Judeo-Spanish Songs

18 Apr 2016
New York, USA

"New Sounds of Old Judeo-Spanish Songs"

Dr. Edwin Seroussi (Emanuel Alexandre Professor of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Director, The Jewish Music Research Centre), contributor Joel Bresler, and discussant Dr. Stephen Blum (CUNY Graduate Center).

Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7pm.

Center for Jewish History 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY

Admission is free.

Please RSVP to: info@jewishmusicforum.org

Future-Proofing AV Content: Bridging the Gaps in MAM, Metadata and Digital Curation

5 May 2016 to 6 May 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Venue: Windsor Atlantica Hotel,
Avenida Atlântica, 1020 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro –
RJ, 22010-000, Brazil

Hosts: GLOBO

The Joint Technical Symposium - a short history

FIAF has compiled a short history of The Joint Technical Symposium which touches on the structure of CCAAA overseeing the various audiovisual organisations (of which IASA forms part) worldwide. 


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