The role of archives and recordkeeping in the New Zealand Royal Commission into Historical Abuse in State Care
- Date: Wednesday, 25 July, 2018
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Free. No booking required.
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets, Thorndon
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Working to reconnect people with their records
Join us for a special talk by Belinda Battley about the many recordkeeping issues relating to historic and current abuse.
She will discuss the work she has been doing to represent the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) as the Government begins work on the Royal Commission into Historical Abuse in State Care
Belinda will talk about the work ARANZ and others hope to do to help people connect with their records.
Find and connect blog — read Belinda's brief update of this work.
About the speaker
Belinda Battley is in the final stages of her doctorate at Monash University, and has a particular interest in the synergies between records and community, places, events, stories, activities and individual and collective memories.
Her research interests relate to participation and rights in recordkeeping and archival processes, the significance of place in recordkeeping, and participatory and grounded research methodologies. Belinda is a member of the ARANZ national council and the reviews editor of Archifacts.
This talk is sponsored by the Wellington branch of ARANZ.