Thursday, December 10, 2015
(Doors open at 5:45pm and close promptly at 6:00pm)
2175 K Street NW | Entrance on 22nd St.\
Here is your opportunity to learn more about Malta, a beautiful country situated in the Mediterranean Sea. Charles Farrugia, Malta's National Archivist and Daniel Gullo, Curator of the Malta Study Center at Saint John's University in Minnesota, will focus on the Malta Archives and the way the traditional approach of managing them is being challenged by the advent of new media and also the realities of geo-political and demographic shifts in societies. Through a discussion of the long standing archival heritage, the challenges of the creation of current documents by the smallest country in the EU, and the value of multi-national collaborative projects such as EUROPEANA and the Archive Portal Europe they will emphasize the power of Archives that transcends concepts of time, nationality, geographical and religious barriers.
This program is in conjunction with the Embassy of Malta.
The event is free, but reservations are required. This event is expected to fill up fast.
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