News and Events
Section for Specialist Repositories news, events, training and activities will.
Please review the ARA Events pages for information on general ARA activities.
SSR Meetings in 2018
23 April at the LSE Library for the AGM
SSR Meetings in 2017
12 April in London for the AGM
29 June in Dundee
19 October at Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick
SSR Meetings in 2016
17 March in London for the AGM
1 July in Limerick
19-20 October in Leeds and Haworth
SSR Meetings in 2015
26 March in London for the AGM
25 June at The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth
26 June at Portmeirion and Lloyd George Museum in Criccieth
28 September at Lincolnshire Archives
22 October at the British Cartoon Archive, Canterbury
SSR Meetings in 2014
30 January at the Princess of Prussia
3 April at Meeting Room 1, Curator's Block, Tate Britain
For copies of the presentations given at the AGM please click the link below:
19 June at the Willow Tea Rooms, 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3EX
22 August at The National Railway Museum, Leeman Street, York, YO26 4XJ
16 October at 9 Prescot Street, London, E1 8PR
3 December at Knight's Bar, Strand, London - Join us from 6pm to celebrate SSR's 35th birthday!
SSR Meetings in 2013
24 January at the Library of the London School of Economics
21 March at Tate Britain for the Annual General Meeting
For copies of the presentations and recordings of the speakers please click on the link below:
20 June at Cafe Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany
23 August at Blackwell House, Windermere
Link to directions from Windermere Station to Blackwell House, click here.
24 October at PRONI, Belfast
SSR Meetings in 2012
19 January at Friends Meeting House, London
29 March AGM at Tate Britain, London
19 June at The Phoenix Centre, Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DL
Data Protection and Freedom of Information in the Specialist Repository training event
21 June at Reading
24 August at Exeter
26 October at West Sussex Record Office, Chichester
Previous Meetings & Conferences
The presentations given at conference on the theme of appraisal and acquisition. Which included reflections on the Bowes Museum by Judith Phillips and the experiences of creating a more inclusive archive at the Royal Air Force Museum and The Scout Association Archive by Daniel Scott-Davies. Some sample images from these presentations are given above and below.
Presentation by Michael Farrugia, Head of Malta's National Archives on the APEnet project. A European Union project to digitise archive collections and access through a single website gateway. To see the presentation please click here SRG_Conference_2009.ppt.
Summer Meeting 2009
Our summer meeting in 2009 was held in Dublin and we were spoilt for choice with attending the launch of the Irish Archive Awareness Campaign in the Guiness factory, our meeting in the Irish Architectural Archive and a guided tour of the Royal Society of Antiquaries! To see the presentation on the Irish Film Institute please click on the file below.