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

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.


Details

Type of Event Special Event
Start 04.12.2019 09:30 local time
End 04.12.2019 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Hendel, Giovanna
Organizer KMI/ALR
Contact Hendel, Giovanna ; g.hendel@unesco.org ; +33(0)145681941
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IX
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 50
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