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This behind the scenes event at Cambridge University Library will offer an intimate insight into the preservation and dissemination the Royal Commonwealth Society’s WWII Archive of the Changi and Sime Road Civilian Internment Camps in Singapore.

In the first half of the event Archivist John Cardwell, Book and Paper Conservator Emma Nichols and Head of the Digital Content Unit Maciej Pawlikowski will share the history of this unique and important archive and how through conservation and digitisation they are not only preserving it for future generations but also sharing it with a global audience. The second half of the event will comprise visits to the Map Department.

Bookings open 10.30am on Monday 20 February. Email events@lib.cam.ac.uk to book your place.

View the full Cambridge Science Festival programme.

Location: 
Entrance Hall
Date: 
Saturday, 25 March, 2017
Time: 
10.00-12.00
Audience: 
ALL WELCOME
Booking: 
Booking required