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Roundtable Discussion, Future of the Archives [African Colonial Employees Project Workshop: A Digital Archive Initiative]

Join us April 8 - April 14 for a series of workshops related to the African Colonial Employees Project, a digital archival initiative undertaken by the Center for African Studies at Stanford University, the Department of History and Geography in Faculté des Sciences et Technologies de l'Education et de la Formation (FASTEF), Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD), and the National Archives of Senegal.All workshops will be held at the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), on the fourth floor of Wallenberg Hall unless otherwise specified.Friday, April 8  12:00 pm -   1:00 pm:   Lunch & conversation at CESTA    1:30 pm -   3:00 pm:   Mike Widner, MetadataMonday, April 11  10:30 am - 12:00 pm:   Hannah Frost, Digital Preservation  12:00 pm -   1:00 pm:   Lunch & conversation at CESTATuesday, April 12  12:00 pm -   1:00 pm:   Lunch & conversation; location TBD    1:30 pm -   3:00 pm:   Stu Snydman & Gary Geisler,                                       Hands on with SpotlightThursday, April 14  10:30 am - 12:00 pm:   Roundtable Discussion, Future of the Archives  12:00 pm -   1:00 pm:   Lunch & conversation at CESTA    4:00 pm -   6:00 pm:   Closing Reception, Citrus GardenOrganized by Professor Richard Roberts & Jason A. Heppler, Ph.D. With generous support from Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), Center for African Studies, Stanford School of Humanities & Sciences, Department of History, Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR), and Stanford University Libraries.



Thursday, April 14, 2016. 10:30 AM


CESTA, 4th Floor, Wallenberg Hall, Main Quad, 450 Serra Mall


Center for African Studies




Free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. Questions? Contact Jason Heppler at