Conference 2015

Religious Archives Group Conference
Tuesday 5 May 2015
London Muslim Centre, Whitechapel Road

Preserving the Old, Creating the New: Archives of World Faiths within the UK
Experiences of faith communities in beginning record keeping, heritage and learning projects (Summary)

10:15 Registration

10:30 Welcome, given by Humayun Ansari, Professor of Islam and Cultural Diversity, Royal Holloway, University of London

10:50-11:25 The East London Mosque Archives, Eilís McCarthy, East London Mosque 

11.25: Coffee

11.45-12:20: Celebrating our heritage – Embracing the future, Phyllis Thompson, New Testament Church of God

12:20-13:00: The Everyday Muslim Project, Emmy Tither, The Everyday Muslim Project

13:00 Lunch

13:45-14:15 Opportunity to view displays of East London Mosque archive material (please remain in the visitors’ gallery until your group is called)

14:15-14:45 Religious Archives Group AGM

14:45-15:05 The Religious Archives Support Plan: Progress so far, Tim Powell, The National Archives

15:05-15:25 Building on History: An update, John Wolffe, Open University

15:25-16:00 First World War: Remember me, Tali Krikler, The Jewish Museum

16:00 Wrap up

16:10 Close

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