Research, records and responsibility (RRR): Ten years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)
Dates: 2nd-3rd December 2013
Venue: Old Arts, Lecture Theatre C, University of Melbourne. (see map)
A PARADISEC conference
- Shubha Chaudhuri
Associate Director General (Academic)
Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology
American Institute of Indian Studies
Conference detailsWe will not be arranging accommodation, but see Medley Hall, and also see the list of accommodation options here.
The conference program is now available here: http://paradisec.org.au/RRRProgram.html.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Possible topics include but are not limited to:
- community-driven archive projects and how they might change the way archives operate;
- dialogic fieldwork, how archival materials might influence the way researchers do fieldwork;
- the reanimation of archival materials - communities breathing life into historical recordings;
- the use of archived ethnographic material for:
- linguistic analysis
- other scholarly research
- building corpora from archival materials
- unexpected uses of archived linguistic or musicological records
- benefits of textual corpora with linked media
- collections as scholarly outputs – criteria for assessment
- sharing data and metadata across archives nationally and internationally
- locating, describing and digitising analog collections, what remains to be done?
Paper abstracts due 31 May 2013, notification by
15 July 10 August 2013. Full papers will be submitted for a peer-reviewed volume hosted in an open-access online repository at Sydney University.
Paper proposals should be submitted via the Easy Chair site: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=paradisec2013rrr
This conference will run in association with the workshop on Tools and Methods in Language Documentation.
The Advisory Committee is:
The Organising Committee is: