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Thursday, August 20 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
SESSION 105 - Connecting Collections and International Communities in Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East

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Panelists explore archivists’ work with communities, organizations, and individuals outside of the United States. Speakers and audience members reflect on reasons for establishing relationships abroad,  outcomes of international partnerships, and difficulties encountered. Examples include working with an organization in China to help it reclaim its history after years of political repression, connecting religious communities worldwide to their origins, and preserving recordings that contain significant cultural memory for Haitians.

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Lara Friedman-Shedlov

Digital Records Archivist, University of Minnesota Libraries
Lara Friedman-Shedlov is Description and Access Archivist for the Kautz Family YMCA Archives, a unit of the Department of Archives and Special Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries. For the past 15+ years, her work has focused primarily on the challenges of making archival... Read More →
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Colleen McFarland Rademaker

Associate Librarian, Special Collections, The Corning Museum of Glass
Fifteen years of experience in academic religious, and museum archives. Published author in Archival Issues and the Wisconsin Magazine of History. Frequent presenter (SAA, MAC) and workshop leader (MAC). Record of professional service includes contributions to SAA Publications Board... Read More →

Patrick Stawski

Human Rights Archivist, Duke University

Thursday August 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Room 25C Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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