Co-production and collaboration in the archive

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Date(s) - 11 March
9:30 am - 4:15 pm

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Co-production and collaboration in the archive’: the 2020 Gerald Aylmer Seminar

A one-day symposium organised by The National Archives, the Royal Historical Society and the Institute of Historical Research, University of London.

What are the opportunities, and challenges of working collaboratively with archivists, academics and community groups? Join us at the 2020 Gerald Aylmer Seminar which this year takes its theme as ‘Co-production and collaboration in the archives’.

The day will be structured around 3 elements relating to the structure, practice and value of co-production and collaborative work. In keeping with the theme, there will be time for panel and audience discussion throughout and we invite attendees to consider any thoughts on the conference topics in advance of the day.

In addition to these themes, we’ll pose (and ask speakers and attendees to address) three key questions for the day: ‘what is co-production’; ‘when is co-production most effective’, and ‘what implications does co-production have for the value and ethics of research?’In keeping with this year’s theme, there will be time for panel and audience discussion throughout and we invite attendees to consider any thoughts on the conference topics in advance of the day.

The Gerald Aylmer Seminar is an annual one-day symposium jointly convened by The National Archives (TNA), the Royal Historical Society (RHS) and the Institute of Historical Research, University of London (IHR).

The Seminar brings together historians and archivists (broadly defined) to discuss topics of mutual interest, particularly the nature of archival research and the use of collections. Running since 2002, the seminars are named for the historian Gerald Aylmer (1926-2000), who was president of the Royal Historical Society and Chairman of the Historical Manuscripts Commission.

This event is free to attend but advanced registration is required.

Book now via: https://www.history.ac.uk/events/aylmer2020

Location:  The National Archives, Kew, Richmond TW9 4DU