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Looking for Queer Possibility Zine Designed by Margaret Middleton for archive staff and queer archive visitors this zine was launched at the event Looking for Queer Possibility in the Museum, Outburst Queer Arts Festival 2022.It asks archive/museum visitors and staff to interpret and look for clues in objects to unearth and make visible LGBT histories. The […]
An annual snapshot of the state of the think tank sector worldwide, drawing on data from the Open Think Tank Directory and a sector survey. Full methodology is provided on the website. Questions considered this year include:
Africa UN Knowledge Management Hub is developed by the United Nations Development System in Africa to provide a single place to access to documents on African regional collaboration and the 17 sustainable development goals. It also includes regional data sources and an expertise directory.
Diplomatic Pulse 2.0 – The Search Engine for Official Press Releases of UN Member StatesNew from The UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) and the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), Diplomatic Pulse 2.0 provides a single place to quickly access and search official press releases from all UN Member States. Search by topic, […]
Higher Education for Good: Teaching and Learning Futures by Laura Czerniewicz (editor) Catherine Cronin (editor).Open access book on social justice which includes contributions form 17 nations, available free online via Open Book Publishers. Subjects covered include AI and data justice, decolonising, the impact of austerity and bibliometrics on higher education.
AN updated fact sheet on the conflict in Israel and Palestine Get the statistical facts and chronological timeline from the ACLED (Armed Conflict Location & Event Data) project. Has timelines, data on cross border violence and maps.
A survey of the American public from the Pew Internet projectIt includes breakdown by political affiliation, age and agenda. Chapters cover perceptions of the impact of artificial intelligence, levels of trust in large social media companies and willingness to accept terms and conditions online.
Exploring menopause through collections A Wellcome webinar/online discussion about how to explore museum collections in ways that are creative.Artist Marge Bradshaw discusses her work on the ‘Whose Menopause?’ project which she worked on with three community groups in Bolton, Greater Manchester. The groups used a range of material from the Wellcome collections to investigate and challenge typical […]
Based at Newcastle archive, the Gertrude Bell archive contains over 10,000 items including correspondence, diaries, photographs (albums and negatives as well as loose prints), notebooks, lecture and photographic notes, and memoranda relating to her archaeology and travels in the Middle East. They include annotated images of photos on the peoples of Iraq. Important for the […]
Woman, Life, Freedom Movement of Iran web archive aims to preserve web archive snapshots from the Woman, Life, Freedom movement of Iran which emerged in the wake of the 2022 police killing of Mahsa Jîna Amini. Her arrest by the morality police, on alleged grounds of non-compliance with the compulsory Hijab Law, caused mass protest. […]