PODCAST: Archive of Malian Photography (Africa Past and Present, Episode 114)

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Episode 114 of Africa Past and Present -- the podcast about African history, culture, and politics -- is now available at http://afripod.aodl.org, and wherever you like to get your podcasts.

In this episode, Youssouf Sakaly and Malick Sitou discuss the Archive of Malian Photography, a collaborative Malian-US project that provides free access to preserved and digitized collections of five important photographers in Mali. The interview considers ethical questions, family and community memory, conservation and dissemination of endangered materials, and changing media technology. With guest host, Dr. Candace Keller.

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Africa Past and Present is hosted by Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and co-produced by Matrix -- the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences -- and the Department of History at Michigan State University.