Venue: Activity Room 1, Hong Kong Central Library (66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)
Date: 9th June 2011 (Thursday), 6:45 pm íV 8:00 pm
Jointly organized by the Hong Kong Library Association, Hong Kong Baptist University Library, and the Modern History Research Centre, HKBU
Dr. Darwin Stapleton will discuss what he considers to be the major opportunities and problems for archivists in the digital age as they pertain to the education of a new generation of archivists, and as they pertain to the documentation of modern history.
Dr. Stapleton is a Professor of History and the Director of the graduate program in History and Archives at the University of Massachusetts- Boston, the Vice-President of the Hermann Albrecht Library of Historical Architecture and a certified archivist. From 1986 to 2008, Dr. Stapleton was the Executive Director of the Rockefeller Archive Center.