2019 ESARBICA Conference

First call for papers


The Botswana National Archives and Records Services (BNARS) will be hosting the 25th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) General Conference in Gaborone, Botswana from the 9-13th of September 2019. The conference with be a celebration of ESARBICA's Golden Jubilee. The Theme of the conference is " Archives and Records Management: Yesterday, Today and Tommorow-Celebration of ESARBICA's Golden Jubilee'. The event begins with a two day pre-conference workshop (9-10 September) followed by the main conference which will run from 11 -13 September 2019.

International speakers will address the Past; Present and Future dvelopments in records management, in particular there will be discussions on what we have learned from our past as a region; coping with the presnt and how we can prepare to face the future. This is a unique opportunity to exchange experience in an African context. We look forward to welcoming you to the Conference..



Excursions to in Gaborone will follow soon. Expressions of interest should be submitted to the ESARBICA email address at esarbica2017@gmail.com


For any clarifications concerning excursions, logistics, final programme and paper presentations, please contact the Organising Committee on:Email: esarbica2017@gmail.com


For a call you can contact the following:
Mr Richard Wato at Mr Richard Wato

Mr Peter Choto at Peter Choto