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October 14, 2010

Shanghai Municipal Archives: A Symposium at U-M - REVISED AGENDA

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Symposium on Archival Advances and Academic Interests in Shanghai Municipal Archives

Thursday, October 28, 2010
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Forum Hall, Fourth Floor, Palmer Commons
100 E. Washtenaw, Ann Arbor

On the fiftieth anniversary of the U-M Center for Chinese Studies and in conjunction with the Sixth Joint Seminar on Archival Methods co-organized by the Bentley Historical Library of the University of Michigan and the State Archives Administration of China, a one-day symposium on Archival Advances and Historical Research: Shanghai Municipal Archives and Beyond will be held on October 28, 2010 on the University of Michigan campus. Two presentations by representatives of the Shanghai Municipal Archives will be followed by commentaries from University of Michigan faculty, Bentley archivists, the city archivist of Copenhagen, and China scholars from University of Toronto and Dickinson College. A total of thirty-six archivists from throughout China will attend the event.

Revised Agenda

SESSION I : 9:30am - 2:00pm
Chair: Fran Blouin
U-M Bentley Historical Library

9:30am – 10:10am
New Digital Developments in
Shanghai Municipal Archives
Yan Chang, Shanghai Municipal Archives

10:10am-10:40am: Commentary
Par Cassel, U-M History Department

BREAK: 10:40am – 11:00am

11:00am – 11:45am
Conceptualizing Copenhagen
through its City Archives
Kristian Bak, Copenhagen City Archives

LUNCH BREAK: 11:45 – 1:30pm

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Commentaries and Discussion
Elizabeth Yakel, U-M School of Information
Nancy Bartlett, U-M Bentley Historical Library

SESSION II: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Chair: Ernie Young, U-M History Department

2:00pm – 2:40pm
Opening Up Archives and Development
of Research on Shanghai History
Guo Yongjun, Shanghai Municipal Archives

BREAK: 2:40pm – 3:00pm

3:00pm – 4:00pm
Interdisciplinary Approaches to
Archival Research
Neil Diamant, Dickinson College
Nico Howson, Michigan Law School
Wang Zheng, U-M Women’s Studies & History
Yiching Wu, University of Toronto

4:00pm – 4:30pm: General Discussion

Posted by zzhu at October 14, 2010 10:42 PM