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Some of the papers delivered at the above workshop are now available in full-text PDF format - just click on the links below. Anyone desiring to contact any of the speakers should write via


Panel 1 'Political Ephemera from the Library of Congress'

Pamela Howard-Reguindin (Field Director, Library of Congress Office, Rio de Janeiro)
'Brazil's Popular Groups Microfilm Collection from the Library of Congress'

Dr. Angel D. Batiste (Area Specialist, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress)
'Africana Ephemera in the Library of Congress'

Panel 2 'Building Collections of Political Ephemera'

Giorgio Miescher (Curator of the Poster Collection at Basler Afrika Bibliographien)
'Posters as an Historical Source'

Dr. Dag Henrichsen (Curator of the Papers and Manuscript Archives at Baslet Afrika Bibliographien)
'Building Collections of Ephemera at the Basler Afrika Bibliographien'

Professor Christopher Saunders (Historical Studies Department, University of Cape Town)
'Liberation in southern Africa and the Digital Imaging Project of South Africa : a historian's perspective'

Panel 3 'The Production and Use of Ephemera'

Peter T. Johnson (Princeton University)
'Documenting Latin American Civil Society'

Dr. Matthew Brown (Department of Hispamic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, University of Bristol)
'Using Political Ephemera for the History of Hispanic America'

Marika Sherwood (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
'Using Ephemera to Reconstruct Histories of Organisation and Protest'

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