Monday, 5 June 2017

96th SAALG conference programme published

Further to the SAALG blog post on 26th May  the programme for the 96th South Asia Archive and Library Group Conference at the Weston Library in Oxford on Friday 21st July is as follows:

South Asia Archive and Library Group
96th Conference

Friday 21st July 2017, 10.30-16.30
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

10.30-11.00 Arrival and coffee

11.00-11.10 Welcome by SAALG chair

11.10-11.50 Rachel Rowe (Cambridge University Library)
Archival adventures with ephemera! Fabric swatches, train timetables and music played by the Royal Marines Band. Treasures from the Queen Mary Indian collection, Cambridge University Library

11.50-12.30 Nancy Charley (Royal Asiatic Society)
Royal Asiatic Society collections: sorting the miscellaneous box

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.05 Tour of the Weston Library

14.05-14.35 SAALG business meeting (and opportunity to visit the library’s current exhibitions for those who do not wish to attend the business meeting)

14.35-15.15 Edward Proctor (Duke University Library)
Pyrotechnical printing: fireworks advertising from Sivakasi, South India

15.15-15.45 Tea

15.45-16.30 Ashley Jackson (King’s College London) and David Tomkins (Bodleian Library)
Ephemera and the Empire: a tour through the British colonies and foreign possessions

Farzana Whitfield (
Emma Mathieson (

The conference fee, due on the day, will be £30.

Please confirm your attendance by emailing the SAALG Secretary on: by Wednesday 12th July. Please specify any special dietary requirements.

Unfortunately, any cancellations after that date will incur a catering charge, for which we will have to invoice you.

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