Call for papers: 1st Annual M3P Conference

Ensuring Longevity On Collaborative Digital Memory Projects
St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Valletta, Malta
Friday 3 & Saturday 4 June 2011

Following on from the symposium held to launch the Malta Music Memory Project (M3P) in September 2011, the M3P Foundation will be holding its first annual conference at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity in Valletta, Malta, on 3-4 June 2011, in association with the University of Hull’s School of Arts and New Media (Scarborough Campus), the University of Malta’s Departments of Communications & Computer Engineering and Youth & Community Studies, and the National Archives of Malta.

The theme for this two-day conference is Ensuring Longevity On Collaborative Digital Memory Projects. There will be two parallel strands made up of ongoing community development workshops and panels for paper presentations. Participants in both strands will meet for plenaries as well as for evening live music performances on each day of the conference.

Papers and presentations are invited in panels on each of following general topics, in relation to the conference theme – Ensuring Longevity on Collaborative Digital Memory Projects:

– Information management issues in crowd-sourced archives

– Technical considerations for memory projects

– Cultural benefits embedded in collaborative online archiving

Proposals crossing between any of these topics and other related areas are also welcome.

Please send your proposal (250-500 words) and brief bio (100-150 words) to t.sant@hull.ac.uk and saviour.zammit@um.edu.mt by Monday 28 February 2011.)