IFLA WLIC 2019 Athens


August 24 (Saturday)
Standing Committee Meeting 1 (Session 015)
Where: Athens College 215
Time: 11:15 – 13:15
Agenda to Follow

August 25 (Sunday)
Exhibition Opening Party
Where: Megaron
Time:  16:00 – 18:00
(Session 091) – open to all

August 27 (Tuesday)
Exhibition Opening Party (Session 091) – open to all
Where: Megaron
Time:  16:00 – 18:00

August 27 (Tuesday
Congress Programme: Knowledge Café – So you run a Special Collections Reading Room? – Rare Book and Local History and Genealogy (Session 169)
Where: Banqueting Hall
*The example the National and University Library Strasbourg.
Presentation by: Frederic Blin, Bibliotheque nationale et universitaire, Strasbourg, France

Cultural Evening (Session 199) – open to all
Where: Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Time: 19:00 – 23:00

August 28 (Wednesday)
Standing Committee Meeting II (Session 201)
Where: Business Meeting Room 2
Time: 8:00 – 10:30
Agenda to Follow

August 29 (Thursday)
Local History and Genealogy Collections – Open Session

Congress Programme: Local History Collections, Genealogy, and Oral History as Critical Information  Services in Libraries – Local History and Genealogy Collections Section with Asia & Oceania Section and Library History Special Interest Group (Session 271)
Where: Trianti
Time: 13:45 – 15:45

1.       Balians: Safeguarding the local history and tracing the genealogical history of Bali from generation to generation. Ari Kurnia, Airlangga University, Java, Indonesia

2.      Inheritance and Innovation: Local History Collections in the Academy Library. Shunqing Wang, Fudan University Library, Shanghai, ChinaChen Sihe, Fudan University Library, ChinaHou Liqiang, Fudan University Library, China

    1. Archival research project: The unknown story of the Athens Municipal Library as part of the city’s history. Georgia Antonopoulou, Athens, GreeceVasiliki Sfika, Athens, Greece 
    2. Oral Histories in Africa: Preserving Critical Knowledge. Cherie Bush, FamilySearch International, United States, United StatesRussell Lynch, FamilySearch International, United States, United States 
    3. The Manila American Library exhibit at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exhibition. Brendan Luyt, Nanyang Technological University, Jurong West, SingaporeKarryl Kim Sagun, Nanyang Technological University, Jurong West, Singapore 
    4. Breaking through Difficulties with the Adoption of an Innovating Developmental Path: the Genealogy Collection of Hubei Provincial Library.Zhiyi Fan, Hubei Provincial Library, Wuhan, ChinaBo Dai, Hubei Provincial Library, Wuhan, ChinaSihan Dong, Hubei Provincial Library, Wuhan, China

Cecilia Salvatore, 9 August 2019.