Project Reports, Publications, and Presentations


Alalawi, Sakena. ‘Struggles with Documents’: A Review of Documentation Issues Affecting Refugees and Displaced Persons from Arab Middle East Countries, Refugee Rights in Records Project, June 2018.

Cummings, Emma. Digital Technology Development in Support of Refugee Needs: A Literature Review, Refugee Rights in Records Project, December  2018.

Jiménez, Krystell. Documentation and Recordkeeping Issues Affecting Refugees in Turkey: A Review, Refugee Rights in Record Project, December 2018.


Gilliland, Anne J. "Evidence and  Exigency: Reconstructing and Reconciling Records for Life After  Conflict.” In Emerging Trends in Archival Science, Karen F. Gracy, ed.  (Rowman & Littlefield (December 2017), pp 1-26.

Gilliland, Anne  J. "A Matter of Life and Death: A Critical Examination of the Role of  Official Records and Archives in Supporting the Agency of the Forcibly  Displaced," Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies, 2  (2017),

Lowry, James, ed. Displaced  Records, (Routledge, 2017).

Gilliland,  Anne J. “Networking Records in Their Diaspora: A Reconceptualization of 'Displaced Records' in a Postnational World.” Chapter 11 in Displaced  Records, James Lowry, ed. (Routledge, 2017), pp. 180-195.

Gilliland,  Anne J. and Hariz Halilovich. "Migrating Memories: Transdisciplinary  Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching About Diasporic Memory, Identity and  Human Rights in Archival Studies," Archival Science (2017), DOI:  10.1007/s10502-016-9265-9

Gilliland, Anne J. "Permeable Binaries,  Societal Grand Challenges, and the Roles of the Twenty-first-century  Archival and Recordkeeping Profession," Archifacts, (December 2015): 12-30. 


Gilliland, Anne J. "Refugees, Records and ICT at the Borders of the State," panel presentation, Archival Engagements and Recordkeeping Intersections with Wicked Problems, Society of American Archivists Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., August 2018.

Gilliland, Anne J. "Moving Archives: Moving Stories," keynote paper, Community Archives Symposium, UCL-Qatar, Doha, May 2018.

Gilliland, Anne J. "Records and ICT at the Boundaries of the State: Addressing Global Refugee Crises Through Recordkeeping Research," presentation, Monash University Faculty of Information Technology, Melbourne, April 2018.

Gilliland, Anne J. and James Lowry, "Rights in Records for Refugees," presentation, The National Archives, Kew, England, March 2018.

Refugee Rights in Records Symposium: Summary and Research and Development Questions Arising, Report on the Symposium held at the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives, January 10, 2018.