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: Afternoon session
Panel talk: ‘Challenging the audience: how archive projects can offer audiences challenges to expectations, deal with difficult subject matter and encourage new ways of seeing’
Sarah Jaffray, Visitor Experience, Wellcome Collection
Lisa Peschel, Performing the Jewish Archive
Stefan Dickers, Library and Archives Manager
Chaired by Val Johnson, Director, Research and Collections, The National Archives
Wrap up: Rachel Foss, Val Johnson, Kate Wheeler and Fleur Soper