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    The IIPC Web Archiving Conference (WAC) 2017 has been re-scheduled and it will be held jointly with the RESAW Conference organised by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, 14-16 June 2017. The combined three-day conference forms the core of the Web Archiving Week (11-16 June) hosted by the British Library and the School of Advanced Study. The Web Archiving Week will also include a datathon for researchers as well as a public event aimed to raise the awareness of web archiving in the series of popular Digital Conversations at the British Library.

    The Web Archiving Week events are hosted by the British Library and the School of Advanced Study and they are organised with the support and assistance of IIPC, RESAW (A Research Infrastructure for the Study of Archived Web Materials), The National Archives and Archives Unleashed.

    Schedule overview:

    Sunday 11 June

    17:00-19:00 Archives Unleashed: first meeting (evening) 

    Monday 12 June9:00-17:00 Archives Unleashed British Library
    Tuesday 13 June9:00-17:00 Archives Unleashed British Library
    Wednesday 14 June

    9:00-17:00 RESAW

    18:30-20:30 BL Digital Conversations: “Web Archives: truth, lies and politics in the 21st century” chaired by Eliane Glaser
    panellists: Jane Winters, Chair of Digital Humanities, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Valérie Schafer, Historian at the French National Center for Scientific Research (Institute for Communication Sciences, CNRS), Jefferson Bailey, Director of Web Archiving Programs at the Internet Archive and Andrew Jackson, Web Archiving Technical Lead at the British Library

    Senate House (SAS)








    British Library

    Thursday 15 June

    9:00-17:30 RESAW 

    8:30-17:30 WAC (technical track)

    Senate House (SAS) 

    British Library

    Friday 16 June8:30-17:45 WAC Senate House (SAS)


    Provisional timetable

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    Venues (map):

    British Library Conference Centre & Senate House, School of Advanced Study

    Accommodation & transport


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