Events

On these pages you can find details of both upcoming and past events, aswell as ARAS announcements and opportunities.  Click on the eventtitle of a past event to view a recording, if available. 

News

16 February 2020 - We currently have a vacancy on our committee for a Training Officer. You would be working with our current Training Officer to arrange and put on engaging training events. To find out more, including how to apply, click here.

3 October 2020 - We currently have a vacancy on our committee for a Social Media Officer. For information on the role and how to apply, please click here!

1 September 2019 - We are thrilled to announce that the Scottish Explore Your Archive Ambassador is Jamie Crawford! For more information please see the following announcement. You can also download the event poster, to share with friends and colleagues.

3 July 2019 -  We have a vacancy on our executive committee for our Social Media Officer. Full details of the role, and how to apply can be found here: ARA Scotland Role Profile - Social Media Officer

29 May 2019 - We have a vacancy on our executive committee for our Nation Chair. Full details of the role, and how to apply can be found here: ARA Scotland Role Profile - Nation Chair

27 April 2019 - Find out what we've been up to in the first part of 2019, with our Chair's update: ARA Scotland Chair's Update - April 2019

28 January 2019 - Welcome to 2019! Below is an update from ARA Scotland's Chair, Karyn Williamson: ARA Scotland Chair's Update - January 2019

19 January 2019 - The Scottish Council on Archives and ARA Professional and Career Development and Pay Review Group invite you to join them for a workshop at General Register House, Edinburgh on 7 February. For further details, please see the information sheet here: SCA and ARA Workshop - Information Sheet

17 September 2018 - ARA Scotland launches 2018 Scottish Explore Your Archive campaign with an event at Hutcheson's Grammar School, Glasgow on 21 November. For further details, please see the press release below: EYA Press Release

13 September 2018 - Find out what we've been up to this summer in our Chair's Update: ARA Scotland Chair's Update - September 2018

9 August 2018 - We have a vacancy on our executive committee for a Training Officer. Full details of the role, and how to apply can be found here: ARA Scotland Training Officer Advert

1 June 2018 - The first Chair's Update is now available to view here. Find out what we've been up to in the first six months of 2018: ARA Chair's Update - June 2018

17 May 2018 - ARA Scotland is now on Wakelet! Wakelet is a platform for making stories from particular topics on the web and social media. We're using it to make a chronological record of the discussions that take place during #archivehour on Twitter. This means that anyone who can't join in live can still catch up afterwards. Why not take a look at some of the #archivehours discussions we've had already by clicking on the following link: ARA Scotland on Wakelet

14 March 2018 - Case studies, and the guide used to try and decide the level of risk, from the ‘Don’t Risk It!’ training event in January are now available - see the following: Don't Risk It! Case StudiesDon't Risk It! Risk Guide

2 March 2018 - In October 2017 we asked our members to complete a short survey to tell us what they thought of ARAS, and what they felt we should be doing. Many thanks to all of those who took the time to do so. Below is a summary of the responses we received, and how we are tackling the issues raised: ARAS Member Survey - Response 


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