A picture of a COVID-19 scrapbook with a child's drawing of a rainbow
Events, News

Collecting COVID?

Huge efforts are currently underway by many cultural and heritage institutions across the UK to collect, document and record the extraordinary times we are currently living through. BBC Radio 4 is inviting listeners to describe their experiences of life during…

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St Dunstan's Appeals envelope from the 1940s by kind permission of Blind Veterans UK
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Please help!

We are delighted that we have a further five years of support from the British Academy to continue the project’s work until at least 2024 – watch this space for some new developments in 2020, including a podcast series on…

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Four things academics can do to help preserve charity archives

This week’s new that the Black Cultural Archives is to receive £200,000 stop-gap funding from government is a moment to celebrate, although the organisation’s future is far from secure. This results from a wide community campaign of support, including an…

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Responsible record keeping for the voluntary sector: new funding announcement!

As part of the work of the British Academy Research Project ‘Digitising the Mixed Economy of Welfare in Britain’ we have championed the rich cultural heritage held in voluntary sector archives. However, doing this work made us aware that there is…

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