This is the programme of the workshop on Corporate Archives that will be held at the University of Gothenburg in November.
Thursday 24th November 2016:
10.00 Opening of workshop, words of welcome, practical information
10.15. Key note 1:
11.00 -12.15 Session I: National vs. International Perspectives on Preservation of Corporate Archives
Karl-Magnus Johansson (Landsarkivet i Göteborg), “Short Introduction to Swedish Corporate Archives and their Preservation.”
Anders Houltz (Centre for Business History, Sweden), “Private Interests and National heritage: A Swedish Model for Preserving Corporate Archives.”
Diego Coraiola (University of Victoria, Canada) & Stephanie Decker (Aston Business School, UK), “International Archives and National Institutions.”
13.15-14.45 Session II: Public needs vs Private Interests? Competing Models for Preserving Corporate Archives
Neill Forbes (University of Coventry, UK), “New connections for the BT Archives?
Inte Fintland & Torkel Thime (Arkivverket, Norway), “The Potential and Possible Problems in Combining Private and Public Archival Material.”
Jarmo Luoma-Aho (Central Archive for Finnish Business Records): “The state subsidy system for private archives and the Central Archives for Finnish Business Records.”
15.00-16.30: Business Archives and the Control of the Past
Diego Coraiola (University of Victoria) & Wim van Lent: “Creating the Ultimate History: Archives, Memory and Control at the Dutch East India Company.”
Hans Hulling (Karlstads Universitet, Sweden), “Histories in the Principality of Uddeholm: Corporation, Trade Union and local Community narrating History at times of Transformation and Crisis, ca 1870-1990.”
Andrew Popp (University of Gothenburg/University of Liverpool) and Susanna Fellman (University of Gothenburg), “A Stakeholder Perspective on Corporate Archives.”
16.30-17.30: Panel Discussion and Closing of Day 1
Friday 25th November:
9.00-9.45 Key Note 2:
10.00-11.30 Session III: Voice vs Silence in the Corporate Archive:
Mats Jönsson (University of Gothenburg): “History, Archives and the Pursuit of Competitive Advantage: Upside and Downside: Causes and Effects of the Digital Compilation by a Commercial Film Archive.”
Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool, UK) & Maki Umemura (Cardiff Business School, UK), “Why We Need a Transparency Revolution in Business History.”
Roy Suddaby (University of Victoria), TBA
11.30 closing of seminar, lunch.