The Archives Association of British Columbia is proud to announce:

Archiving Activism

An UnConference

What: A by donation, presenter-led UnConference highlighting the relationship between archival practice and activism in BC, including: social justice, equity work, and systematic change initiatives.

When: November 16, 2020

Where: Zoom

Why: In celebration of the AABC's 30th Anniversary and the 20th annual BC Archives Awareness Week.

Global demands for social justice, equity, and systemic change are being heard across sectors. How are archives across BC meeting those demands by taking part in, responding to, and archiving activism? 

How: To apply to present at this year’s Archiving Activism UnConference, submit your 500 word (max) proposals for lightning talks, panel discussions, presentations, student talks, volunteer reports, pecha kuchas, (and more!) to by 5pm on October 16th, 2020


Additional UnConference and Archives Awareness Week 2020 details will be made available over the coming month. If you have any questions about the UnConference, the proposal submission process, or Archives Awareness Week 2020, please contact AABC Secretary, Victoria McAuley at

Please note: This event will be held by donation to increase accessibility and contribute to the AABCs annual UBC School of Information student awards and ACA@UBC conference support.

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