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Archivist as Interpreter Conference: Part 1

This is a recording of The National Archives’ ‘Archivist as Interpreter’ conference held at the British Library in March 2016. The conference explored the ways in which archivists and cultural heritage professionals interpret their collections.

Part 1: Morning session

Introduction: Jamie Andrews, Head of Culture and Learning, British Library

Keynote speaker: Paul Cornish, Senior Curator, First World War Galleries Project, Imperial War Museum

Panel talk: ‘Reaching out beyond the search room: how interpreting archives can attract new audiences and spark new interactions’


Kevin Bolton, Citywide Services Manager, Archives +, Manchester

Melissa Addey, Leverhulme Artist in Residence, British Library

Chaired by Rachel Foss, Head of Contemporary Archives and Manuscripts, British Library

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