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Archival Education and Research Institute - 2011

Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 08:00 - Friday, July 15, 2011 - 17:00

Announcing Archival Education and  Research Institute (AERI) 2011


Please join fellow archives doctoral students and faculty at the third annual Archival Education and Research Institute, to be held July 10 - July 15, 2011 at Simmons College, Boston. Funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a series of week-long workshops, presentations and mentoring opportunities, will bring together incoming and continuing doctoral students, recent doctoral graduates, and faculty from across the United States and internationally.

Applications for the Institute are now available at  Application and supporting documents are due on or before March 15, 2011.  Information on student scholarships to attend AERI 2011 can also be found at the above website. Space is limited so please apply early.

 Simmons College is developing a wiki with information about the program, local arrangements and social activities at

The wiki is still in its early stages so keep checking back to see what's new. We will be sending you updates as new information is added.


About the Institutes

AERI 2011 is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and is one of a series of week-long Archival Education and Research Institutes (AERI), to be held in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. AERI brings together incoming and continuing doctoral students and faculty from across the United States and worldwide.


The goals of AERI aim to advance the field of Archival Studies by:


   1. Creating a dynamic community of researchers, teachers, and students to help mentor doctoral students and faculty in areas such as thesis writing, grant writing, publishing, and career development.

   2. Advancing curriculum development in Archival Studies.

   3. Furthering current research development through presentations, posters, and workshop activities.

   4. Fostering interest in future collaborations both nationally and internationally. AERI will provide a dynamic venue for archival researchers and teachers to interact in an intensive, collegial collaborative environment. Future hosts for the Institute will include the Simmons College, Boston (2011) and the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) (2012).




Information about AERI:

Ellen-Rae Cachola

AERI Project Manager, Center for Information as Evidence

University of California Los Angeles



Information about Program, Local Arrangements, Scholarships:

Dr. Jeannette A. Bastian,  AERI 2011 Coordinator

Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Simmons College




Meghan Poepping

AERI Assistant


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