ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN INDEXERS AND BIBLIOGRAPHERS

"Excellence from A to Z"

2009 Conference and Triennial Meeting
Maropeng Heritage Site
For more information on the venue, visit: www.maropeng.co.za

Conference theme: Africa visited and revisited: the history of Africa revealed through indexing and bibliography

ASAIB INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Updated Programme

 

8 MARCH

 

14:00-16:00

Meeting (ASAIB Executive Committee and international representatives of indexing societies)

 

Evening: Group drumming with “Brothers in Beat” and traditional braai (barbeque)

 

 

9 MARCH

 

08:30-09:00

Registration

 

 

WINDOWS TO THE PAST

 

Time

Subject

Speaker

 

Chairperson:

 

09:00-09:05

Welcome

Dr JA Kalley (EISA)

09:05-09:35

Indicators for Africa’s future: a possible route from despondency to hope

Prof CS de Beer (Univ of Pretoria)

09:35-10:05

Early hominids: bone tools and behaviour

L Backwell (Wits University)

10:05-10:35

Visitor motivation and information seeking behaviour regarding heritage sites: a study of visitors to te Maropeng Interpretation Centre

Prof TB van der Walt (Unisa) & Dr F Fairer-Wessels Univ of Pretoria)

 

TEA

 

 

Chairperson:

 

11:00-11:30

Bunyan in Africa

Dr I Hofmeyer (Wits University)

11:30-12:00

Francois Levaillant and the Birds of Africa: the inside story

EM Cadell (Acorn Press)

12:30-13:00

Rock art

S Ouzman (Univ of Pretoria)

 

LUNCH AND THE MARKET PLACE (art, books, notelets)

 

 

Chairperson:

 

 

AFRICA IS NEVER WHAT IT SEEMS

 

14:00-14:30

Timbuktu

R Naidoo (National Archives of SA)

14:30-15:00

The contribution of Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer towards the advancement of science.

R Williams (East-London Museum)

15:00-15:30

An African Studies thesaurus: the experience of the Afrika-Studiecentrum Leiden, The Netherlands.

MCA van Doorn (Leiden University)

15:30-16:00

Plant information – what is on offer @SANBI

P Burgoyne (SA National Biodiversity Inst)

16:00-17:30

Maropeng museum /visit

Maropeng staff

Conference dinner (19:00) and ASAIB Award for best 2008 index and/or bibliography. Afterwards, star gazing with Vincent

 

10 MARCH

 

 

Chairperson:

 

 

SOMETHING NEW OUT OF AFRICA

 

08:30-09:00

Muslims in South Africa: an annotated bibliography

M Haron (Univ of Botswana)

09:00-09:30

In Search of Mazruiana-tracing the writings of Ali A Mazrui, 1962-2003.

A Bemath

09:30-10:00

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina – the New Library in Alexandria, Egypt

S Fox

10:00-10:30

ISAP and visiting CODESRIA

A Kotze (National Library of SA)

 

TEA

 

 

Chairperson:

 

11:00-11:30

Management of Information. The building of indexed bibliographic databases and the compilation of database aggregations : the NISC experience

T Booth & M Crampton (NISC)

11:30-12:00

Indexing@Sabinet

E Grimbeek & M Ruff (Sabinet)

12:00-12:30

Mandela Portal – what are the visitors interested in?

S Katuu (Mandela Archives)

12:30-13:00

Building a collage for indexers and bibliographers: photo albums, mirrors, magnifying glasses and crystal balls out of Africa

Prof I  Fourie (Univ of Pretoria)

 

LUNCH

 

 

Chairperson:

 

14:00-15:30

Reports from partners

Delegates from overseas indexing societies

15:30-16:00

Closure and Childrens’ Choir singing Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika

Bekker School


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