Frequently Asked Questions
What Materials Should I Submit?
This is a good question. We are flexible in terms of the range of scope of materials we are looking to collect for the Archive. Broadly speaking, they should relate to the conference themes indicated for the UEL Forced Migration Conference 2020.
Materials can be any form …. a written diary (digital or handwritten); a photograph(s); a video; a specially recorded Vox Pop for the Archive; artwork and/or multimedia responses documenting your experiences; poetry or creative writing. We are also looking to collect news stories; publications (physical and virtual); artwork and multimedia; photographs and videos; poety; research data and related materials on the impact of the global pandemic in relation to broad issues of displacement.
Do you prefer any particular formats for the Archive?
We can accept any format, so please select what options work best for you.
Can My Submission Include Multiple Formats?
Of course. The broader range of formats we receive, the more comprehensive the Archive will be and the more reflective of the stories that can be told.
Can Submissions be Anonymous or be Submitted using a Pseudonym?
Of course, we want this Archive to be as safe a place as e can make it to help enable participants to feel comfortable and honest with the materials they may want to submit.
Can My Submission be Restricted for a Period of Time?
Yes of course. We are currently planning to offer the option to restrict materials for a period of 5 years from the date of submission. If this would be of interest for you, please contact the UEL Archivist Paul Dudman via firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I submit materials to the Archive?
For our virtual archive on the Living Refugee Archive and for enquiries, please complete and submit our dedicated Online Form. If you wish to submit physical items, you are welcome to drop this off at UEL Archives or post them to the following address once our Campuses have reopened (currently updated details can be found online here):
Paul V. Dudman
Library, Archives and Learning Services
4-6 University Way
London, E16 2RD
When can I submit materials?
We are accepting submissions now and the call will ne open-ended for the foreseeable future.