Academic Exchange

June 2013

International Archives Day 2013

Hong Kong celebrated International Archives Day (IAD) 2013 with a week-long programme of exhibitions, workshops and lectures in early June, aimed to enhancing the awareness of archives in Hong Kong, fostering a deeper understanding of the profession and introducing archives and history to a wider audience. The event was organised and sponsored by several partners including HKHP, the Hong Kong Archives Society, HKU SPACE, HSBC Asia Pacific Archives and The Hong Kong Maritime Museum, with a view to exploring the role of records in society through the theme&, ‘Your Story, Our History, Archives of Hong Kong’. The seminar and exhibition attracted 150 members of the general public.