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Scheduled Events

• Workshop on the Importance of Archives

When: Tuesday 10th April, 2018.

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Workshop on
‘Recording Life to Preserve our Memories: The Importance of Archives’

The Akrofi-Christaller Institute (ACI), in conjunction with Challenge Enterprises of Ghana (CEG), is organising a crucial workshop scheduled as follows,

Theme: Recording Life to Preserve our Memories: The Importance of Archives
Main Speaker: Mrs Martha Lund Smalley (Curator, Special Collections, Yale Divinity School Library, Yale University, CT, USA)
Date:Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at the  from 
Time: 8:00am to 1:30pm.
Venue: Accra Ridge Church

The purpose of this workshop is to train people who will be responsible for keeping records and preserving the memory of their organisations, institutions, churches, agencies and families, so that they are equipped to train others in their contexts. Others interested in the preservation of memory are also invited to attend.

The workshop registration fee of GHC100.00 includes the cost of professionally prepared training manual and other materials. You can pre-register closer to the date by paying into the workshop mobile money account number 0545 177 432.

RSVP
Mr. Benjamin Yamoah
Akrofi-Christaller Institute
Phone: 0244 217 964 / 0277 556 718
Email: advancement@acighana.org

• DOCTORAL SEMINAR

When: Monday 9th April, 2018. - 11th April 2018

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AKROFI-CHRISTALLER INSTITUTE OF THEOLOGY, MISSION AND CULTURE

DOCTORAL SEMINAR

 

Dates: 9-11 APRIL 2018

Theme: ‘Issues of Identity: Retrieving, Recording, Preserving and Using Memory’

Mon 9 April 2018 -     ‘Retrieving and Using Memory: the General issues’

 

Chair: Rev. Dr. B.Y. Quarshie – (Rector, ACI)

9.00-9.30am                Opening Devotion & Welcome (Rector)

9.30-10.30am              Plenary Lecture 1: “Identifying and Accessing Primary Sources for Historical Research related to all Fields of Study” - Mrs Martha Smalley

10.30-11.00am            Questions & Discussions

11.00-11.30am            Snack Break

11.30-12.30pm            Plenary lecture 2:“Strategies for Using Primary Source Materials” -

Mrs Martha Smalley

12.30-1.30pm              Sample Document Analysis / Discussion and Questions

 

Tues 10 April 2018 -   ‘Retrieving and Using Memory: Practical Issues’   

 

Chair: Rev. Prof. Thomas A Oduro (President, Good News Theological Seminary)

9.00-9.30am                Opening Devotion: Dr Rudolf K Gaisie

9.30-10.30am              Plenary Lecture 3: “Trivia in Research?” - Ms Korklu Laryea

10.30-11.00am            Questions & Discussions

11.00-11.30am            Snack Break

11.30-12.30pm            Plenary Lecture 4: “Using Archives: A Guide to Effective Research” – Reuben Saah

12.30-1.30pm              Questions & Discussions

 

Wed 11 April 2018 -   Recording, Preserving and Using Memory’

 

Chair: Rev Dr Ernestina Afriyie (Dean of Students and Chaplain, ACI)

9.00-9.30am                Opening Devotion: Prof Gillian M Bediako

9.30-10.30am              Plenary Lecture 5: ‘The Opportunities and Risks of Fieldwork: Understanding the meaning of Recording’’ - Professor A. Howell

10.30-11.00am            Questions & Discussions

11.00-11.30am            Snack Break

11.30-12.30pm            Plenary Lecture 6: ‘Issues of Identity: Documenting, Preserving and using Memory’ - Professor A. Howell

12.30-1.30pm              Questions & Discussions