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02/05/2024

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) together with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC), in response to the Presidential employment stimulus programme, is looking to recruit South African graduates and unemployed youth (aged 35 and younger) to assist with the digitization project for the National Archives and Records Services of South Africa (NARSSA)

The project will be based at the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa in Pretoria and will end on 31 March 2025.
Applications should be submitted via ………………Read More

10/04/2024

We take note that since October 2023, the Old NAAIRS has been unstable due to the application becoming obsolete. We are working with the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) to resolve these challenges to ensure that we have a stable and user-friendly database for members of the public and researchers to use.  The Department is also working with SITA to improve the search functionality on the new website to ensure easy access to our collections.
We apologize for the inconveniences caused and assure you that we are working around the clock ………………Read More

14/02/2024

 

Call for Papers! You are cordially invited to submit your manuscript to be considered for publication in the Journal of the South African Society of Archivists (JSASA) 2024 issue.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts as per this call is 27 March 2024.

Guidelines for contributors

Authors are kindly advised to ensure that their manuscripts strictly conform to the criteria below, otherwise ………………Read More

13/02/2024

Dear all stakeholders,
 
We will be conducting a one-day virtual conference on the Draft Bills for the Legal Deposit Act and the NCLIS Act. This is a follow-up to our stakeholder engagement conducted from September to December 2023.
 
Date: 21 February 2024
Time: 09:00 - 15:00
Venue: Microsoft Teams
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13/02/2024

Dear all stakeholders,
 
We will be conducting a one-day virtual conference on the Draft Bill for the National Archives Act. This is a follow-up to our stakeholder engagement conducted from September to December 2023.
 
Date: 20 February 2024
Time: 09:00 - 15:00
Venue: Microsoft Teams
 
We are also requesting any written comments to this Draft Bill which can be addressed during the conference. There ………………Read More

08/02/2024

Dear Colleagues and fellow professionals
 
Call for Abstracts.  You are cordially invited to submit an abstract for consideration of paper for presentation in the 2024 annual conference of the South African Society of Archivists to be held on 2-5 July 2024, Richard’s Bay, City of Umhlathuze, KwaZulu- Natal Province, South Africa. The main theme of the conference is: Digital Transformation for ease of archives global access. ………………Read More