This HiStories episode will bring you back to the time of the League of Nations to explore some fascinating documents on multilateralism, while also exploring how you can support your research on multilateralism through digital archives and a new online platform.
Join us to learn about:
- The LONTAD project and some of the fascinating documents encountered
- The project’s new research platform and how to use it to support your research
- Why research about the League is crucial to understanding multilateralism as practiced today and the importance of democratizing access to these materials
- How creating a digital League of Nations archives is opening the door to the latest innovative research methodologies that carry the potential to unlock new insights into this intriguing history.
More resources are availbale here: https://libraryresources.unog.ch/commons
The Total Digital Access to the League of Nations Archives project (LONTAD) will transform research on multilateralism. The project, currently underway at the United Nations Library & Archives, is digitizing and providing online access to the entirety of the 15 million pages of these critical archives, which are inscribed on UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register.