Genealogy and Local History Section (GENLOC) joint with Asia and Oceania Section and Information Technology Section invite proposals for papers to be presented at the joint open session – Monday 21 August, at Lower Silesian Public library – (Dolnoslaska Biblioteka Publiczna im. Tadeusza Mikulskiego) – Wroclaw, ul Rynek 58 (The Old City). 

Theme: “New insights at the intersection of genealogy and other professional communities – including librarians, archivists, historians, demographers, linguists, anthropologists and geneticists”

The session welcomes papers that discuss:
Innovative programming and use of historical and genealogical collections Intergenerational approaches to programming and outreach Integration of genealogical materials and research into school curricula Collaborative work with historical and genealogical societies Harnessing the energy of volunteers Genetic genealogy and the promise of DNA.

We encourage evidence-based practice and invite presentations and analysis of projects which can be of practical value to others. Submissions in other formats than academic papers (such as reports and essays) are welcome. 

The full call for papers, see WLIC 2017 website. Proposals are due by March 18, 2017.

Contact information: Kate Cordes – [email protected]