Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders Webinar 29 January 2016

Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders Webinar 29 January 2016
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You are cordially invited to the next webinar event in the Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders webinar series. This event will showcase cross-border collaborations and initiatives between US and Latin American institutions. Theresa Polk will speak about the recent launch of the Latin American Digital Initiatives (LADI) project at the LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections at the University of Texas Austin. Natalie Baur and Christian Kelleher will report on the founding of the Itinerant Archivists organization, its inaugural study tour to Ecuador in September 2015, and the group’s upcoming trip to Rwanda. The webinar is in English and will take place on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the following local times:

  • United States 2 PM EST / 1 PM CST / 11 AM PST
  • Mexico City / Honduras 1 PM
  • Quito / Bogotá / Lima 2 PM
  • Buenos Aires/Santiago 4 PM
  • Carácas 2:30 PM


Theresa Polk
Archivist, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections
University of Texas, Austin
Natalie Baur and Christian Kelleher
Itinerant Archivists

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La mesa redonda de los Archivos de Patrimonio Cultural de Latinoamérica y el Caribe (LACCHA) de la Sociedad de Archivistas Americanos (SAA), en asociación con la Biblioteca Digital del Caribe (dLOC) y la Asociación de Bibliotecas Universitarias, de Investigación e Institucionales del Caribe (ACURIL), ha organizado Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders, una serie de seminarios por Internet recalcando proyectos archivísticos de Latinoamérica y el Caribe. Esta serie provee un espacio colaborativo para archivistas de Latinoamérica y el Caribe donde se pueden compartir proyectos, experiencias y mensajes principales y a la vez fomentar comunicación bidireccional entre profesionales a lo largo de las Américas.
The Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives roundtable (LACCHA) of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), in partnership with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL), has organized a series of online events, Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders, a webinar series showcasing archival projects of Latin America and the Caribbean. This series provides a collaborative space for Latin American and Caribbean archivists to share their projects, experiences, and takeaways and fostering a two-way communication between professionals throughout the Americas.

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