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MIRRA: Memory – Identity – Rights in Records – Access




This page contains information about events we have attended or will attend. We will post more detailed information within individual blog postings.

Past Events

12th March 2019

Archives and Society Seminar, Institute for Historical Research, London

  • We will host a seminar on the project as part of this regular series.  The session is free and anyone is welcome to join us.

21st November 2018

DCDC18: Memory and Transformation Conference, Birmingham

  • Elizabeth Lomas and Victoria from the research team and Darren and Andi from the participatory design group will be hosting a workshop that explores the role of social care records in the lifelong memory and identity needs of care leavers.


30th August 2018

People Make Records: Archives and Records Association Conference, Glasgow

  • Andrew and Victoria from the research team and Darren and Gina from the participatory design group hosted a workshop exploring the value and impact of social care records for care leavers.


We wrote a blog post on this event: https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/mirra/2018/09/10/speaking-at-the-archives-and-records-association-conference/ 

26 April 2018

Memory, Identity and Trust Conference, Dundee

  • Victoria presented a paper on emerging themes of the project, ‘”I’m not a historical case, I’m still breathing”: memory and identity from child social care records’ with Anna Sexton (The National Archives).