Call for papers: DCDC18

The National Archives and Research Libraries UK invite submissions for this year’s Discovering Collections Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference, which will be held between 19 and 21 November at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre.

A delegate at DCDC17The theme of DCDC18 will be ‘memory and transformation’. The conference will explore how heritage and academic organisations respond to and engage with these ideas, and their wider impact on the cultural landscape.

Laura Tompkins, Academic Engagement Manager at The National Archives, said:

‘We are thrilled to be taking DCDC to Birmingham, a vibrant hub of culture and heritage. This year’s theme aims to both inspire and challenge attendees on some of the principal conversations taking place across our sectors, including diverse representation in collections, the role of anniversaries and digital transformation.’

Submissions are invited on this year’s theme from heritage and cultural organisations and the academic sector. Projects that showcase collaborative working across these sectors are particularly encouraged. Abstracts for papers and workshops should be submitted by Sunday 29 April 2018. See full details of the call for papers.

Please note that there is a new pricing structure for DCDC18. Find out more.

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Tags: academic research, archives, DCDC