Monthly Archives: September 2011

“El Derecho a Saber” (“The Right to Know”)

How recordkeeping systems can reveal the organisation of oppression “On March 25, Human Rights Ombudsman Sergio Morales’ wife, Gladys Monterroso, was abducted by unknown assailants and released some 15 hours later after she was beaten and raped. Early indications suggested … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks and the politics of information

On September 1 Recordkeeping Roundtable co-founder Barbara Reed gave a lecture at Monash University at the invitation of Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics on ‘Wikileaks and the politics of information’. In the talk, Barbara covers a wide range of … Continue reading

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Report on ‘Hacking the archives: Archival description in an online world’

How do we ensure that “meaning as well as content lies at the end of the road to discovery?” On Wednesday August 24 we got together to talk about the question of how we can ensure that “meaning as well … Continue reading

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