Conference 2011

Religious Archives Group Conference 2011

“On a Wing and a Prayer”: Managing the Small Repository

Henry Martyn Centre, Westminster College, Madingley Road, Cambridge

27th September 2011

  • 10.20        Registration
  • 10.40        Welcome:  Principal, Westminster College and Director, Henry Martyn Centre
  • 10.50        The Archives of Westminster College and the Henry Martyn Centre: Margaret Thompson, Westminster College and Sue Sutton, Henry Martyn Centre
  • 11.25         Coffee
  • 11.45         Preservation possibilities on a tight budget, Claire Muller, Westminster Diocesan Archives, London
  • 12.20         Oral History Project with first generation Muslims in the UK, Sughra Ahmed, Islamic Foundation
  • 1.00 p.m.    Lunch
  • 1.45            Tour of the libraries of Westminster College and the Henry Martyn Centre and exhibitions on archives
  • 2.20            RAG News and Reports
  • 2.45            Snapshots and sound bites: promoting your special collection to the wider world, Rachel Rowe, Centre of South Asian Studies and Cambridge University Library
  • 3.20            Wrap-up
  • 3.30            Tea
  • 4.00 – 5.30   RAG attendees are very welcome to stay on for a Seminar on Researching Missionary Archives at The Henry Martyn Centre immediately following the RAG Conference. Presentations will be given by Prof David Maxwell, Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History, History Faculty, Cambridge University ; Catriona Lang PhD student and Dr Sue Sutton, Henry Martyn Centre Archivist .