Past News and Events

2017 / 05 / 17

Free seminar and exhibition in celebration of International Archives Day 2017 in Hong Kong 


Limited seats available for the Talks at the Underwater Gallery, please register in advance: Registration Closed


Date: Saturday 10th June 2017, 10am – 5pm

Venue: Hong Kong Maritime Museum


Join us in celebrating International Archives Day, a global event designated by the International Council on Archives (ICA), to raise awareness of the value of archives, and offer the community a unique opportunity to interact with archivists from across the professional sector in Hong Kong.  This year the global theme of the day is ‘Archives, Citizenship and Interculturalism’.


Exhibitors from a range of institutions will be participating, with representatives on hand to answer questions, and a series of talks, exploring topics from across this fascinating field will also be held over the course of the day.


Talks at the Underwater Gallery


Morning panel (11am - 12:30pm) English language:

Fresh Oysters and Fur Coats: Building an Archive for Cathay Pacific Airways

Matthew Edmondson, Archivist, Swire HK Archive Service


Introduction to M+ Archives

Kevin Forkan, Archivist & Shirley Surya, Associate Curator, Design and Architecture, M+


Living History: HSBC Archives Heritage Education

Florence Lo, Community and Education Programme Manager & Garfield Lam, Corporate Archivist, HSBC Archives


Afternoon panel (2pm - 4pm) Cantonese language:

Blue House: the possibility of participatory documentation of memorabilia

Suki Chau, Team Leader, Community Center Services Cultural Preservation and Community Engagement of St. James' Settlement


Stories Behind the 1917 Kwong Wah Hospital Registry

Ms Winnie Yip, Assistant Manager (Archives), TWGHs Records and Heritage Office


Archives x Social Responsibility x Corporate Culture = The Hong Kong Heritage Project

Fanny Iu, Executive Director, The Hong Kong Heritage Project


The Archives Collection in Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Phoebe Tong, Assistant Curator, Hong Kong Maritime Museum



Asia Art Archive

Hong Kong Heritage Project

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Hong Kong Museum of Education

HSBC Archives

Kowloon Chamber of Commerce Archives

The Public Records Office of the Government Records Service

Swire HK Archive Service

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Records and Heritage Office


We look forward to seeing you there!


Hong Kong Archives Society