Culture Talk: architectural archives in South Africa
On Wednesday 4 July 2018 our guests from South Africa discuss the challenges of managing and disclosing historical architectural archives.
On 4 July at DutchCulture (Amsterdam), our guests will discuss the challenges they are facing regarding the conservation, managing, indexing and digitizing of historical architectural archives, as well as making these archives publically accessible. Digitization and access to the general public are focal points of the heritage policy of the Netherlands.
Our guests are Ms Yolanda Meyer, manager of the Transnet Heritage Library; Ms Bongi Mphuti, senior librarian at Architecture and Built Environment Library of University of the Witwatersrand; Mr Johan Swart, lecturer and curator of the Architecture Archives of the University of Pretoria; and Mr Alexio Motsi, deptury director of preservation at the National Archives of South Africa. For more information about our the visitors' programme, click here.
Date: Wednesday 4 July 2018
Time: 15:30 to 17:00 hrs (doors open at 15:00 hrs, afterwards networking opportunity until 18:00 hrs)
Location: DutchCulture, Herengracht 474 in Amsterdam
Admission: free, for registration please send an email to Remco Vermeulen
Please note there is limited seating available at this talk.