Monthly Archives: March 2015

Toolkit for Identifying Best Practices on Human Rights Documentation

The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Proposals from individuals and organizations interested in designing and implementing a project that will define aspects of human rights documentation overseas, including the development of a toolkit to guide civil society organizations and other stakeholders working in this area. This project will […]

International and Area Studies Collections In the 21st Century

A group of individuals responsible for the oversight and coordination of US based area studies collections and staff at their respective home universities has recently launched the IASC21 blog. Institutions currently represented in the International and Area Studies Collections In the 21st Century (IASC21) group include: the Center for Research Libraries, Columbia University, Duke University, George Washington […]

National Archives of Congo in Brazzaville

Good archival news just arrived today via H-Net: Jean-Pierre Bat and Vincent Hiribarren announced a new archival resource: Archives de l’Afrique Équatoriale Française (Brazzaville) dedicated to the colonial archives of French Equatorial Africa housed at the National Archives of Congo in Brazzaville. This site gives details on access conditions for potential researchers and retraces the history of the colonial archives kept in Brazzaville. More importantly, […]