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Archivists and the Call of Justice

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dc.contributor.author Jimerson, Randall
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-06T21:50:50Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-06T21:50:50Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01-27
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/27160
dc.description.abstract As part of the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, Randall Jimerson presents on the history of recordkeeping and archives, and reveals that they have often been used to consolidate and enforce political power, often to control or oppress people. Far from being neutral repositories for facts and evidence, archives have always been sites of political, economic, social, and intellectual power. As archivists recognize that neutrality is an illusion they can take positive steps to ensure that the archival record carries the stories of previously marginalized societal groups and supports liberation, accountability, and social justice. Webcast Sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.relation.ispartof Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Events en
dc.subject SLAIS en
dc.subject archives en
dc.subject social justice en
dc.title Archivists and the Call of Justice en
dc.type Moving Image en
dc.description.affiliation Arts, Faculty of en
dc.description.affiliation Library, Archival and Information Studies, School of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en

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