SARBICA International Symposium 2019: Rethinking Archives: Reframing Boundaries, Imagining Possibilities

The 2019 International Symposium of the Southeast Asia Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (SARBICA) is hosted by the National Archives of Singapore (NAS). It will take place from 24-28 June 2019 in Singapore. With the theme of ‚ÄúRethinking Archives: Reframing Boundaries, Imagining Possibilities‚ÄĚ, the Symposium hopes to explore the intersection of privacy, security, and the management and preservation of records and data on one hand as well as the innovative deployment of archives and oral history in citizen engagement.

We will have two keynote speakers namely, the illustrious expert on archival diplomatics and electronic records Dr Luciana Duranti from Canada, and the renown oral historian Dr Alistair Thomson from Australia.


Workshops, 24 and 25 June:

  • Oral History Methodology
  • Archives and Oral History in Art and Theatre
  • Digital Preservation
  • Preservation of AV Materials
  • Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Heritage Collections (24 June only)

Symposium, 26 and 27 June

Trade Show, 26 and 27 June

Welcome Dinner, 26 June

Excursion, 27 June

Institutional Visits and Farewell Dinner, 28 June


Expand your networks, and meet and bond with fellow professionals in the archiving field at this event!


Jun 24 2019 - Jun 28 2019


All Day


National Archives of Singapore
1 Canning Rise