Personal Blog Posting on Why History? Archives, History, Cultural Heritage and the Sea

Paul V. Dudman We are certainly leaving in difficult and uncharted times at the moment.  The COVID-19 pandemic is upon is … our hearts go out to those whose families and friends have been directly affected by this virus, and the media reports documenting the daily fatality rate from the Coronavirus numb us to the…

ARA Conference 2019 and Professional Subscriptions – A Reflection

I was fortunate this year that we had institutional funds available to be able to attend the 2019 Archives and Records Association annual conference held at the Queens Hotel in Leeds between 28-30 August 2019.  Personal subscriptions to professional work-orientated societies and associations are often seen as a core component of professional practice, no more…