Anne J. Gilliland

“Metadata Considerations for the Korean National Debt Redemption Movement Archive: Ethical Principles, Practical Quandaries,” presentation, National Debt Redemption Movement Archive Symposium, Seoul, November 2022.

“Educating Archivists for Human-centered Practices,” keynote presentation, AKM 2022 Conference, Poreć, Croatia, November 2022.

“Metadata Considerations for the Korean National Debt Redemption Movement Archive: Ethical Principles, Practical Quandaries,” presentation, DC 2022 Conference, October 2022.

“Displaced, Separated, Divided: Archival (Pro)Activism Bridging Communities, Bridging Spaces,” Closing Keynote, ICA Roma 2022, International Council on Archives, Rome, September 2022.

[with Saqib Sheikh] “Centering Refugee and Migrant Voices: Archival Work in Diaspora – the R-Archive,” Society of American Archivists Conference, August 2022.

[with Jon Danforth-Appel] “From Partition of Ireland to Brexit and Beyond: Reflections on the Record of Cross-Border Community Experiences in Derry-Donegal,” ICHORA 2022, University College London, July 2022.

“Archives and Forced and Unforced Migration: Memory and Archiving,” Plenary presentation, Dani BHAAAS Bosni u Herzegovini, Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Sarajevo, June 2022.

“Arts of/as Healing - Voicing the Unspeakable: Flight, Displacement and Refugeedom,” Seminar Panelist, Social and Global Studies Centre and the ECP Social Change, Migration, Mobility and Security Research Network, RMIT University, Melbourne, June 2022. 

“Polymath or Dinosaur Revisited: Information Professionals in the 2020s,” invited presentation, Department of Information Sciences, University of Zadar, Croatia, April 2022.

“Critical interventions in information and media literacy in schools and universities,” invited public lecture, Center for the Continuing Education of Librarians of the National and University Library, Zagreb, Croatia, April 2022.

“Blockchain Technology and Human Rights Applications in Archives,” International Council on Archives pre-conference panel presentation, Rome, April 2022.“Transcultural Archives,” invited presenter, Archives in Transcultural Circulation Workshop, University of California, Riverside, January 2022.

[with James Lowry] “Distributed Records and Redistributed Capital: Blockweave and Human-centered Post-custodialism in the R-Archive,” 19th CIRN Conference “Communities, Technology and This Moment,” November 2021.

[With Lizhou Fan and Huizi Yu] “#StopAsianHate: Archiving and Analyzing Twitter Discourse in the Wake of the 2021 Atlanta Spa Shootings,” paper, Information: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Justice, and Relevance: 2021 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology, November 2021.

“Designing the Digital Archive for Diverse Audiences,” invited presentation, Paying our Debts to Memory: Preserving the Archive of the Korean National Debt Redemption Movement Conference, Korea, October 2021.

“Cultural Heritage in Digital Humanities,” Session Chair, 1st DARIAH-HR International Conference, Zadar, Croatia, October 2021.

“Digital Transformation and the Preparation of New generations of LAM Professionals,” opening keynote, 1st. International Online Conference on Digital Transformation in Culture and Education, Belgrade, Serbia, April 2021.

[With Kathy Carbone and James Lowry] “Archival Duties and Responsibilities to Refugees: Introducing A Rights in Records Framework |,” 6th ICARUS Days Conference “Archives –borders, identities, reflections,” Rijeka, Croatia, March 2021.

[With Kathy Carbone, Sue McKemmish and Greg Rolan] “Towards a Human Right in Recordkeeping and Archives,” paper, iConference 2021, Beijing, March 2021.

“Moving Beyond Doctoral Studies,” plenary presentation, Doctoral Colloquium, iConference 2021, Beijing, March 2021.

“Capturing, Preserving, Extracting and Applying Archival Knowledge in Times of Crisis,” keynote, International Conference on Heritage Protection Under Conditions of Crisis, Zagreb State and University Library, March 2021.

Yin, Zhanyuan, Lizhou Fan, Huizi Yu, and Anne J. Gilliland. “Using a Three-step Social Media Similarity (TSMS) Mapping Method to Analyze Controversial Speech Relating to COVID-19 in Twitter Collections,” IEEE Big Data 2020, December 2020.

“Archival Careers: Challenges and Choices,” presentation, School of Library and Information Sciences, North Carolina Central University, October 2020.
“Recordkeeping, Archives and the Plight of Forcibly Displaced Children: The Refugee Rights in Records (R3) Initiative,” iSchool, University of Texas at Austin, October 2020.

“Doctoral Study and the AERI Emerging Archival Scholars Program,” presentation, School of Library and Information Sciences, North Carolina Central University, September 2020.

"Teaching the Continuum in Different Cultural, Linguistic and Professional Contexts," Panelist, Virtual AERI, July 2020.

"Exploring the Unexplored: The Research Landscape of Archival Studies int he Next 5 Years, Commentator, Virtual AERI, July 2020.

"Courtrooms, Classrooms, War Rooms, and (No) Room for Denial: The ICTY Archive After the Tribunal," Bosnian Genocide and its Aftermath Video Discussion marking the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide, Fontbonne University, July, 2020,

"All Shook Up" Opening plenary panel remembering the work of Terry Cook, Association of Canadian Archives Annual Conference, June 2020.

"Re-Imagining and Re-Orienting the Refugee's Archive," keynote, Reimagining Archives Through Refugee Memories and Subjectivities Symposium, Immigration History Center, the IHRC Archives, and the University of Minnesota Libraries, October 2019.

"Archives and the Missing: Evidence, Imaginings, Mourning, Recovery," How the Missing Matter Symposium, RMIT University, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, Melbourne, August 2019.

"Community-based Archiving and the Conflict Archive on the Internet (CAIN)", University of Ulster, July 2019.

[With Kathy Carbone] Refugee Rights in Records, presentation, AERI 2019, University of Liverpool, July 2019.

"Sustaining Identity and Peace-building through Community Archives," Eoin MacNeill Annual Lecture, Irish Manuscript Commission, Dublin, May, 2019.

​"Human Security Informatics: A Human-centered Approach to Tackling Information and Recordkeeping Issues Integral to Societal Grand Challenges," iConference 2019, University of Maryland, April 2019.

"Ten Things that Must be Learned Through Archival Education," invited plenary presentation, ICARUS Convention #23, Pula, Croatia, March, 2019.

[Panel respondent] Geospatial Technologies: The Future of Human Rights Practice, Promise Institute for Human Rights workshop, UCLA Law School, March 2019.

"Smartphone Memories of Displacement and Diaspora," invited paper, Should We Trust Our Digital Memories? Remembering Online: A Long-Term Perspective, Conference organized by Serena Ciranna and Gloria Origgi (Institut Jean Nicod), with the support of the Département d'Études Cognitives at ENS, the EHESS, ESCP Europe - Business School's Chair "Internet of Things", and the Paris IAS, February 2019.

"A Conversation on Refugee Flows and Human Rights", plenary panelist, Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference, UCLA, February 2019.

"Human Security Informatics, Global Grand Challenges and Digital Curation," refereed paper, International Digital Curation Conference, Melbourne, February 2019.

"Documenting the Undocumented: Recording Refugee Experiences," Presentation, International Council on Archives Conference, Yaoundé, Cameroon, November 2018. 

"Ethics, Affects and Technologies of Recovery and Repair in Twenty-first Century Art Archives," Invited Paper, and panelist on follow-up panel, Das Unarchivierbare archivieren: Archiving the Unarchivable, international conference of the documenta archive, Kassel, Germany, November 2018.

"New Approaches to Metadata in Support of Human and Civil Rights: A Continuum of Descriptive Care," Invited Paper, and participant on follow-up panel, Seminar on Creating Archival Knowledge in a Digital World, Lund University, The National Archives of Sweden, and Malmö City Archives, November 2018.

"Refugee Rights in Records: The R3 Project," Presentation, Symposium on Refugees, Documentation and Archives, Malmö City Archives and Department of Culture, Sweden, November 2018.

[With Tamara Štefanac] " Independent Community Archives: Challenging the Status Quo of Private and Public Archives," Paper, IIAS 2018, Trieste, November 2018.

"Refugee Rights in Records: The R3 Project," Presentation, Symposium on Refugee Rights in Records, Department of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb and ICARUS-HR, Zagreb, November 2018. 

"Refugee Rights in Records," Introduction and Mediator, Symposium on Displacement, Diaspora and Documentation, UCLA Center for Information as Evidence and the Middle Eastern Rights Association, October, 2018. 

"Refugees, Records and ICT at the Borders of the State," panel presentation, Archival Engagements and Recordkeeping Intersections with Wicked Problems, Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., August 2018.

[With James Lowry] "Reflecting on Rights in Records for Refugees," closing presentation, Refugee Rights in Records Symposium sponsored by the Department of History, University College Dublin, August 2018.

"The Role of Archives in Addressing Refugee Crises/Records and ICT at the Boundaries of the State," panel presenter, AERI 2018, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, July 2018.

"Evidence and Education: Training Archivists for Human Rights Advocacy," panel presenter, AERI 2018, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, July 2018.

"Moving Archives: Moving Stories," keynote paper, Community Archives Symposium, UCL-Qatar, Doha, May 2018.

"Records and ICT at the Boundaries of the State: Addressing Global Refugee Crises Through Recordkeeping Research," presentation, Monash University Faculty of Information Technology, Melbourne, April 2018.

With James Lowry, "Rights in Records for Refugees," invited presentation, The National Archives, Kew, England, March 2018.

"The Benefits and Challenges of Allied Programs and Specializations in LIS Units," Opening Plenary Panel, ALISE '18, Denver, CO, February 2018.

"Rights in Records for Refugees: Problem Statement," keynote, Symposium on Rights in Records for Refugees, sponsored by UCLA Center for Information as Evidence, Liverpool University Centre for Archive Studies and the Donald and Vera Blinken Open Society Archives, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, January 2018.

"Trust Matters." Invited keynote speaker, Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Conference, Brassville, GA, November 2017.

"Refugee Rights in Records." Panel speaker, University of Michigan 200th anniversary celebration, iSchool, Ann Arbor, MI, October 2017.

"What is “Special” about Special Collections in the Twenty-first Century?" Invited plenary speaker, 25th Anniversary Conference of the founding of the Serbian National Library, October 2-3, 2017.

"‘Lost in Translation’: Case Studies in the Linguistic, Semantic, Cultural and Political Complexities of Translating Professional Standards and Terminology in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia," paper, AERI 2017, University of Toronto, July 2017.

"'To What Lengths the “Physical and Moral Defence of the Record'? A Contemplation of the Ethics of, Space for and Constraints on the Agency of the Archivist in Times of Conflict and Exigency," The Sir Hilary Jenkinson Annual Public Lecture, University College London Department of Information Studies, March 2017.

"Records, Archives and Technologies in Support of the Survival and Recovery of the Forcibly Displaced," invited lecture, Department of Information and Communication Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, February 2017.

"Rights in Records for Forcibly Displaced Persons," Invited Public Lecture, University of Liverpool, November 2016.

"Contemplating the role of Critical Archival Research in Critical Heritage Studies," "What is Critical Heritage?" Conference sponsored by University College London and the University of Gothenburg, London, November 2016.

"Reframing Archival Understandings of Authority, Provenance, Authenticity and Evidence in Support of Humanitarianism," Conference and School on Authority, Provenance, Authenticity and Evidence (APAE) University of Zadar, Croatia, October 2016.

"Rising to the Challenges of the Twenty-first Century and a Digital World" Plenary Speech, "Archives, Harmony & Friendship": International Congress on Archives [quadrennial event], Seoul, Korea, September 2016.

"Displaced Archives: Time for Renewed Action," panelist, "Archives, Harmony & Friendship": International Congress on Archives, presentation, Seoul, Korea, September 2016.

"Participatory Archives as a Bridge between Community and Official Archives," presentation, "Archives, Harmony & Friendship": International Congress on Archives, Seoul, Korea, September 2016.

(with Rachel Ferensowicz), "The Things They Carried, The Stories They Tell: Augmenting Appraisal and Description of the Archives of Refugees," paper, Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, August 2016.

"Evidence and Exigency: Reconstructing and Reconciling Records for Life After Conflict," AERI 2016, Kent State University, OH, July 2016.

"'Dead on Arrival'? Impartiality as a Measure of Archival Professionalism in the Twenty-first Century," invited plenary paper, Values in Transition: Perspectives on the Future of the Archival Profession: 125th Anniversary Conference of the Royal Dutch Society of Archivists, Haarlem, Netherlands, June 2016.

"What do Records do in People’s Lives That Nothing Else Does?" Activation and Impact: The Societal Role of Records and Record-keepers (FARMER) Conference 2016, Dundee, Scotland, April 2016.

(With Vladan Vukliš) "Archival Activism: Emerging Forms, Local Applications," Alma Mater Europaea 4th International Scientific Conference: All About People: Society and Science for Integrated Care of People, Maribor, Slovenia, March 2016.

"Evidence and Exigency: Reconstructing and Reconciling Records for Life After Conflict," invited paper, Refug(e)es in the City Symposium, Centre for Global Research, RMIT University, Melbourne, November 2015.

"Discovering, Recovering and Imagining the Record," keynote paper, eRemembrance or eOblivion? International Conference on Society's Memory Functions in the Digital World, Memornet and the University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, November 2015.

"Digital Equality/Equity: The Contribution of the Archive?" Invited public lecture, Monash University Records Continuum Research Group 25th Anniversary, Melbourne, September 2015.

"Permeable Binaries, Forced Displacement and the Roles of the Twenty-first-century Record and Archival and Recordkeeping Profession," keynote paper, Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ) Conference, Auckland, September 2015.

"Imaginings and Reinterpretations: The Records of Goli Otok, 'Tito’s Gulag'," conference paper, International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (ICHORA) 7, Amsterdam, July 2015.

"The Archive of Genocide," invited paper, Srebrenica 1995-2015: Evaluacija Naslieđa i Dugoročnih Posljedica Genocida, Sarajevo-Tuzla-Srebrenica (Potočari) Conference, July 9-11, 2015.

(With Hariz Halilovich) "Migrating Memories: Transdisciplinary Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching About Diasporic Memory and Identity in Archival Studies," conference paper, The Commonwealth and its People: Diasporas, Identities, Memories, 2015, Conference, Malta, June 2015.

“Reconceptualizing Records and Archives in a Networked World,” keynote paper, International Conference on the Integration of Digital Archival Resources (ICDAR): Enhancing Public Services via Integration and Innovation,” Renmin University of China, Beijing, June 2015.

“’The King is Naked! The Impact of Trauma, Loss and Disenchantment upon Archivists and Archival Agency in Countries Emerging out of the Former Yugoslavia,” invited colloquium speaker, Schneider Honorary Colloquia Series, University of Texas at Austin, February, 2015.

“Doctoral Education and the Archival Education and Research Initiative (AERI),” invited speaker, 7th Annual International Seminar and Symposium, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, University of British Columbia, February 2015.

 “‘The Sword and the Shield’: Furthering the Liberatory Capacity of Recordkeeping, Archival Practice and Archival Institutions “ keynote paper, 5. Zagrebački Arhivski Dan, Zagreb, Croatia, November 2014.

“Enhancing Archival Description to Support the Use of Records in Daily Life,” invited paper, 18. Seminar ARHIVI, KNJIŽNICE, MUZEJI (18th Seminar on Archives, Libraries and Museums): Mogućnosti suradnje u okruženju globalne informacijske infrastructure (the Possibilities for Cooperation in the Global Information Infrastructure Environment), Rovinj, Croatia, November 2014.

(With Sue McKemmish). “The Role of Participatory Archives in Furthering Human Rights, Reconciliation and Recovery,” juried paper, 24th IIAS Conference 2014 International Institute for Archival Science of Trieste (Italy) and Maribor (Slovenia), in cooperation with the Archivio di Stato di Trieste (AST) Italy and Central European Initiative (CEI) Trieste, Italy, October 2014.

(With Hariz Halilovich). “Sustaining and Negotiating Post-conflict Bosnian and Croatian Community Identities and Memory: A Comparative Discussion of Research Locations, Media, Methods and Motivations,” presentation, 11th Prato CIRN Conference, October 2014.

“Post-Conflict Memory: Bureaucracies and Structural Violence,” guest speaker, Dean’s Luncheon, University of Wellington, New Zealand, September 2014.

“Locating, Reconstructing and Pluralising Records in Their Diaspora: New Approaches to Virtual Archival Networking in the Aftermath of War,” invited colloquium speaker, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Melbourne, September 2014.

“The Forgotten Archive: An Historico-Philosophical Approach,” keynote paper, Hidden Libraries: Making Historical Libraries Accessible, Utrecht Network Summer School, University of Graz, Austria, June 2014.

“Adapting Information Retrieval Approaches to Address Shifting Archival Roles and Requirements in a Networked Society,” invited plenary paper, Conference on Communication and Information Sciences in a Network Society: Experience and Insights II, Vilnius University, Lithuania, June 2014.

“Acknowledging, Respecting, Enfranchising, Liberating and Protecting: A Platform for Radical Archival Description,” conference paper, Radical Archives Conference, Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, April 2014.

“’To the Tasks and the Skills’: Considerations and Competencies for Designing Glocal Archival Access Systems,” keynote address, INFuture 2013 Conference, Zagreb, Croatia, November 2013.

(With Andrew Flinn) “The Wonderful and Frightening World of Community Archives: What Are We Really Talking About?” keynote address, CIRN 2013 Community Informatics Conference, Prato, Italy, October 2013.

“Violence of the Archive, Violence and the Archive: Perpetrating, Perpetuating, Redressing and Reconciling,” conference paper, Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, University of Zadar, September 2013.

“An Archival Paradigm for the Twenty-first Century,” invited paper, Desafios arquivisticos contemporâneos: seminário em torno dos 40 anos de CPDOC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2013.

“Three Areas for Expansion of the Archival Role in the Digital World,” invited presentation, Shandong University Department of History, Jinan, Chin, July 2013.

“Archival Research Methods and Design,” invited opening lecture, Shanghai University Summer School on Archives, Libraries and Museums, July 2013.

“When Archives Cross Cultures, Communities, Geographies and Technologies,” invited speaker, iSchool Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh, February 2013.

“The Role of Archives in the Twenty-first Century,” invited paper, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, December 2012.

“Supporting Resilient Communities and Community-based Scholarship Through Community-centric Recordkeeping and Archival Research, Education and Practice,” invited paper, CIRN 2012 Community Informatics Conference, Prato, Italy, November 2012.

(With Sue McKemmish), “Recordkeeping Metadata, the Archival Multiverse, and Societal Grand Challenges,” conference paper, International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Kuching, Malaysia, September 2012.

“Contemplating Co-creator Rights in Archival Description,” conference paper, 2nd Milwaukee Conference on the Ethics of Information Organization, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, June 2012.

“Appraising Community Archives in Support of Community Governance, History and Voice,” invited paper, the International Conference on Archival Science and Historical Science for Participatory Democracy,” sponsored by the Korea Democracy Foundation, Korea National Archives, and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, May 2012.

(With Andrew J Lau and Sue McKemmish). “Pluralizing the Archive,” conference paper, 40th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, New Delhi, February 2012.

(With Sue McKemmish). “Pluralising the Archives in the Multiverse: A Report on Work in Progress,” conference paper, 21st IIAS Conference 2011 International Institute for Archival Science of Trieste (Italy) and Maribor (Slovenia) in cooperation with the Archivio di Stato di Trieste (AST) Italy and Central European Initiative (CEI) Trieste, Italy, November 2011.

“American Archivists, the International Documentation Movement, and the American Documentation Institute, 1900-1950,” conference paper, Society of American Archivists 75th Anniversary Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, August 2011.

“Fostering High Impact Research in the Preservation Field,” plenary paper, At the Nexus of Analog and Digital: A Symposium for Preservation Educators, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, June 2011.

"The Construction of the Archive and the Representation of Alternative Pasts,” keynote paper, Summer School on "Memory, Power and the Alternative Pasts", Helsinki, Finland, May 2011.

“Educating Archivists to Address Inter-cultural Roles and Activities of Archives,” conference paper, International Conference on The Use of Archives in Fostering Mutually Beneficial Relationships between Cultural Heritage and Business Communities and Regional Communities, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and Korean Society of Records Management and Archival Science, Seoul, Korea, October 2010.

"Trust, Neutrality and the Obligation of Archival Education in a Global, Digital Society,” keynote address, UK Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research (FARMER) & the Network of Archival Educators and Trainers (North Western Europe) Conference: Questions of Trust? Archives, Records and Identities, Oxford, England, July 2010.

“Reflections on the Value of Metadata Archaeology for Recordkeeping in a Global, Digital World,” conference paper, International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (ICHORA), University College London, England, July 2010.

“Archives in a Digital World,” keynote speech, Conference of the Congress of Archivists, Valencia, Spain, May 2010.