ICA SBA 17: “The Future Role of Business Archives”

The International Council on Archives‘ (ICA) Section on Business Archives (SBA) held its 2017 conference in Stockholm, hosted by the Centre for Business History in Stockholm. Here are films of all talks from 4-6 April in the Eric Ericsson Hall.

Don’t miss the next ICA SBA conference: 4–6 December 2017 in Mumbai.

Conference moderator was Anders Sjöman, Centre for Business History. Photos by Linus Sundahl-Djerf. Films by Videomaskinen, with support from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

5 April. A day of keynotes and panels.

Opening and welcomes

Alexander Bieri, chairman SBA Bureau, curator at Roche Archives, on behalf of SBA.

>> Watch Alexander’s welcome here.

Mats Berglund, Stockholm City Council, on behalf of the City of Stockholm.

>> Watch Mats’ welcome here

Keynote: “In Praise of Open”

Katherine Maher
Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation
Since July 2016, Katherine is the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and its sister projects. She spoke about the need for transparency in a fact-resistant world – and the role that business archives can play.

Panel: Communicating the value of business archives to our stakeholders

Panel: Sharing corporate stories to the larger public

Workshop: “In 5 years, what will our challenges be? Same or new?”

In this workshop, we looked back together at the progress that business archives have made – but also forward to the challenges we expect to come. The workshop was not filmed. 

Ted RyanCoca-Cola Archives kicked off the workshop with a short reflection.

Anders HoultzCentre for Business History in Stockholm lead the workshop.

Ted Ryan, chefsarkivarie på Coca-Cola Archives (Atlanta, USA)  talade om de utmaningar han ser att företagsarkiv står inför. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ted Ryan, head of the Coca-Cola Archives (Atlanta, USA) spoke about the challenges that he believes corproate archives are facing in the years to come. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ted Ryan, chefsarkivare på Coca-Cola i Atlanta, USA. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ted Ryan, head of the Coca-Cola Archives in Atlanta, USA. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria, ledde en workshop kring framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm, led a workshop about the future challenges for business archives. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria, ledde en workshop kring framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm, led a workshop about the future challenges for business archives. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alla deltagare bads skriva ned sin egen topp-tre-lista över framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv, i en workshop som leddes av Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

All delegates were asked to write down their own personal top-three list of "challenges for business archives in the next five years", in a workshop led by Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alla deltagare bads skriva ned sin egen topp-tre-lista över framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv, i en workshop som leddes av Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

All delegates were asked to write down their own personal top-three list of "challenges for business archives in the next five years", in a workshop led by Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Bieri, kurator på Roche Historical Collection and Archive i Basel, Schweiz, kommenterar.  Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Bieri, curator at the Roche Historical Collection and Archive in Basel, Switzerland, makes a comment. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Yuko Matsuzaki, business archives specialist på Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation i Japan, ställer en fråga till paneldeltagarna. Till höger om henne lyssnar Becky Haglund Tousey, arkivkonsult och tidigare med Mondelez Archives, (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Yuko Matsuzaki, business archives specialist at Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan, asks a question to the panelists. To her right, Becky Haglund Tousey, archives consultant and previously with Mondelez Archives, listens. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Panel: Can I see your history? The expectations of researchers on business archives

Endnote: “Who’s job is it to save history?”

Jean SeatonProfessor of Media History at University of Westminister and the Official Historian of the BBC closed the first day of the conference with a talk on “Whose job is it to save history anyway?”  Jean was unable to travel but gave her talk via Skype-video from her home in London.

As the day ended…

At the end of the day, conference participants mingled at the Volvo Showroom in Kungsträdgården, which showcases both the past and future of Volvo cars.

Alexander Husebye (Centrum för Näringslivshistoria, Sverige), Vrunda Pathare (Godrej Archives, Indien) och Yuko Matsuzaki Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi-stiftelsen, Japan). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Husebye (Centre for Business History, Sweden), Vrunda Pathare (Godrej Archives, India) and Yuko Matsuzaki, Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Henning Morgen (Maersk, Danmark) and Jürgen Wittman (Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives, Stuttgart). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Henning Morgen (group historian at Maersk, Denmark) and Jürgen Wittman (Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives, Stuttgart). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ben Wubs (University of Rotterdam, Netherlands) och Ted Ryan (Coca-Cola Archives, Atlanta, USA). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ben Wubs (University of Rotterdam, Netherlands) and Ted Ryan (Coca-Cola Archives, Atlanta, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

I mitten: Tony Nilsson, arkivarie på IKEA.

Center: Tony Nilsson, archivist at IKEA.

I mitten: Kiara King, Ballast Trust (UK)

Center: Kiara King, Ballast Trust (UK)

Gruppen i mitten, från höger: Cheryl Brown (Ballast Trust, UK), Alexandra Mitchell (Peel Group, UK), Karyn Williamson (Standard Life, Scotland) och med ryggen mot kameran, Kiara King (Ballast Trust, UK). -- Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Group in the middle, from right: Cheryl Brown (Ballast Trust, UK), Alexandra Mitchell (Peel Group, UK), Karyn Williamson (Standard Life, Scotland) and, back to camera, Kiara King (Ballast Trust, UK). -- Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Till vänster: Tim Schantz, The History Factory (USA).  Till höger:  Cédric Champagne, Université du Québec à Montréal. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Left: Tim Schantz, The History Factory (USA). Right: Cédric Champagne, Université du Québec à Montréal. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Längst till vänster:  Lionel Husson, Spark Group (Frankrike).  Därefter, från vänster:  Yuko Matsuzaki 
Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi-stiftelsen, Japan), Ben Wubs (University of Rotterdam, Nederländerna) och Tracy Panek (Levi Strauss & Co, USA).  Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Far left: Lionel Husson, Spark Group (France). Group from left:: Yuko Matsuzaki Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan), Ben Wubs (University of Rotterdam, Nederländerna) and Tracy Panek (Levi Strauss & Co, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Från vänster: Alexander Husebye (Centrum för Näringslivshistoria), Torkel Thime (Norwegian Oil and Gas Archives) och Ole Gausdal (Norska Riksarkivet). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

From left: Alexander Husebye (Centre for Business History), Torkel Thime (Norwegian Oil and Gas Archives) and Ole Gausdal (National Archives of Norway). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Middag och mingel på Volvo Showroom efter konferensens första dag.  (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Dinner and mingle at the Volvo Showroom, after the first day of the conference. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Konferensens första dag avslutade med mingel på Volvo Showroom - som ställt en Volvo Amazon i originalutförande utanför lokalen. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

The first day of the conference closed with a mingle at the Volvo Showroom - who had placed an original Volvo Amason at the entrance. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Konferensens första dag avslutade med mingel på Volvo Showroom - som blandar gamla och nya modeller i sina utställningslokaler. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

The first day of the conference closed with a mingle at the Volvo Showroom - who shows both past and current models on their exhibition floor. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

David Hay, arkiv- och kulturarvschef på BT Group (UK), tar en selfie med en Volvo Amazon på kvällsminglet på Volvo Showroom. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

David Hay, Head of Heritage and Archives at BT Group (UK), takes a selfie with a Volvo Amazon, at the conference mingle at the Volvo Showroom. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

6 April. A day of cases and examples.

Keynote: “Usages of the Past: History, Reputation and Storytelling”

Ben WubsErasmus School of History, Culture & Communication in Rotterdam. Ben drew on his research to talk about how companies use – or don’t! – their own history to build reputation and as source for their storytelling. (Ben also spoke at the History Marketing Summit 2016. See his presentation here.)

The IKEA Museum (Sweden)

Carina Kloek-Malmsten, Director of the IKEA Museum.
In the summer of 2016, IKEA turned its first store in Älmhult into a corporate museum. Museum director Carina Kloek-Malmsten talks bout the organizational and educational importance of a corporate archive and museum.

More from Carina’s talk is here.

The State Archives Administration of China

Cai Yingfang, Section of Business Archives, State Archives of China.
Cai talks about Chinese business archives in the Big Data Age. With an introduction to Chinese archives management system.

More from Cai’s presentation is here.

The Hong Kong Heritage Project

Amelia Allsop, Research Manager, Hong Kong Heritage Project
In recent years, business archives have played an increasingly vital role in the preservation of Hong Kong’s history and memory. Amelia introduced the work of the Hong Kong Heritage Project (HKHP), which buiilds extensively on the archive of the Kadoorie family, whose diverse business interests include hospitality, utilities and property. She also introduced the business archives landscape in Hong Kong, as well as the HKHP’s efforts to record Hong Kong’s wider history through its oral history programme.

More from Amelia’s presentation is here.

The Martini & Rossi Historical Archive (Italy)

See Anna Scudellari, Martini & Rossi Historical Archive
Anna Scudellari, consultant at the Martini & Rossi Historical Archive and member of the Bacardi Archive Team, speaks about heritage as a source of authenticity, inspiration and communication for the MARTINI Brand. She also present the museums at the MARTINI Brand Home, whose archives have been bestowed the public recognition of “Great Historical Interest” in Italy. She also stressed the importance of being part of archive networks, for both scientific support and increase in visibility.

See Anna’s slides and pictures here.

Mercedes Archives (Germany)

Jürgen E Wittman, Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives
Jürgen, who is senior manager at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection in Stuttgart, talked about opening the company’s archives online and to the public.

More slides and pictures from Jürgen is here.

Budweiser (Anheuser-Busch), USA

Tracy Lauer, Historian & “Chief Storyteller” Budweiser (Anheuser-Busch)
Historian and archives manager at Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, Tracy talked about the brewery giant’s use of historical material. And how her boss told her to put “Chief Storyteller” on her business card.  (Fun additional reading: “In 2015, Anheuser-Busch brought back a 130-year old beer” and “Budweiser’s Super Bowl ad is about its immigrant founder.”)

Tracy’s slides and more pictures are here.

Adidas (Germany)

Susen Friedrich, Adidas History Management (Germany)
Susen, who is collection manager at Adidas, talked about how the company works with preserving its historical material and presnting it online, as visible for instance by the sites Adidas history and Adidas Archive.

More pictures and slides from Susen are here.

 

Hallmark Archives (USA)

Samantha Bradbeer, historian at Hallmark Archives
Samantha, historian at Hallmark, talked about how the global greeting card giant from Kansas City, USA, uses its corporate history to keep the brand relevant in today’s digital age. (Fun additional viewing: Inside the Archives of Hallmark, ABC News, 22 Dec 2016; and reading “How the humble greeting card continues to thrive in the digital age“, Quartz, 23 Dec 2016.)

>> VIDEO COMING SOON <<

 

Closing remarks – and hand-over to the next ICA SBA conference in Mumbai, 4-6 December

Alexander Husebyefrom the Centre for Business History in Stockholm andyour hosts for the conference, closes the event – and hands over to Vrunda Pathare from the Godrej Archives, invites you all to come to Mumbai, 4-6 December 2017, for the next ICA SBA conference.

More from Vrunda and Alexander here.

…and here are some pictures.

ICA SBA 2017 konferensen hölls i Eric Ericssonhallen på Skeppsholmen i Stockholm med Centrum för Näringslivshistoria som värdar. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

The ICA SBA 2017 conference was held in the Eric Ericssonhall in Stockholm, and hosted by the Centre for Business History in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Sjöman från Centrum för Näringslivshistoria var konferensens moderator.

Anders Sjöman from the Centre for Business History moderated the conference. "Guess what, there's no wifi. So we'll have to limit ourselves to talking with each other here and now." (Photo: Linus Sundal-Djerf)

Alexander Bieri är kurator på Roche Historical Collection and Archive i Basel, Schweiz. Han är även ordförande för ICA SBA och hälsade alla deltagare välkomna till årets konferens. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Bieri is curator at the Roche Historical Collection and Archive in Basel, Switzerland. He is also chair of the ICA SBA and greeted all participants welcome to this year's SBA conference. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Mats Berglund (mp), andre vice ordförande i Stockholms kommunfullmäktige och tillika historiker, hälsade deltagarna välkomna å Stockholms stads vägnar. -- Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Mats Berglund (Green Party), 2nd vice presi­dent of the Stockholm City Council, as well as an academic historian, welcomed all delegates to Stockholm on behal of the city. -- Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Stockholms handelskammare var medgrundare när Centrum för Näringslivshistoria skapades 1974. Andreas Åström, handelskammarens kommunikationschef, hälsade alla deltagare välkomna.

The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce co-founded the Centre for Business History back in 1974. Andreas Åström, the Chamber's head of communication, greeted all delegates welcome to Stockholm.

Katherine Maher, Wikimedias högste chef, var invigningstalare på ICA SBA 17 i Stockholm. Hon talade om transparens i en värld som blir allt mer faktaresistent - och den roll som företagsarkiv kan spela. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, executive director for the Wikimedia Foundation, gave the opening keynote at the ICA SBA 17 in Stockholm. She spoke about the need for transparency in a fact resistent world, and the role the business archives can play. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, Wikimedias högste chef, var invigningstalare på ICA SBA 17 i Stockholm. Hon talade om transparens i en värld som blir allt mer faktaresistent - och den roll som företagsarkiv kan spela. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, executive director for the Wikimedia Foundation, gave the opening keynote at the ICA SBA 17 in Stockholm. She spoke about the need for transparency in a fact resistent world, and the role the business archives can play. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, Wikimedias högste chef, var invigningstalare på ICA SBA 17 i Stockholm. Hon talade om transparens i en värld som blir allt mer faktaresistent - och den roll som företagsarkiv kan spela. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, executive director for the Wikimedia Foundation, gave the opening keynote at the ICA SBA 17 in Stockholm. She spoke about the need for transparency in a fact resistent world, and the role the business archives can play. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, Wikimedias högste chef, var invigningstalare på ICA SBA 17 i Stockholm. Hon talade om transparens i en värld som blir allt mer faktaresistent - och den roll som företagsarkiv kan spela. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Katherine Maher, executive director for the Wikimedia Foundation, gave the opening keynote at the ICA SBA 17 in Stockholm. She spoke about the need for transparency in a fact resistent world, and the role the business archives can play. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anders Sjöman (Centrum för Näringslivshistoria), Katherine Maher (Wikimedia Foundation) och Alexander Husebye (Centrum för Näringslivshistoria).   -- Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Sjöman (Centre for Business History in Stockholm), Katherine Maher (Wikimedia Foundation) and Alexander Husebye (Centre for Business History in Stockholm). -- Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Dagens första panel handlade om

The first panel of the conference covered "Communicating the value of business archives to our stakeholders", with panelists (from left), Torkel Thime (head of The Norwegian Oil and Gas Archives, Norway), Yuko Matsuzaki (business archives specialist at Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan) and Tim Schantz (managing director at The History Factory, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Torkel Thime, Norsk olje- og gassarkiv (Norge). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Torkel Thime, head of The Norwegian Oil and Gas Archives (Norway). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Dagens första panel handlade om

The first panel of the conference covered "Communicating the value of business archives to our stakeholders", with panelists (from right), Yuko Matsuzaki (business archives specialist at Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan), Torkel Thime (head of The Norwegian Oil and Gas Archives, Norway), and Tim Schantz (managing director at The History Factory, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Tim Schantz, The History Factory (USA). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Tim Schantz, Managing Director at The History Factory, USA. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Dagens andra panel,

The second panel of the day, "Sharing corporate stories to the larger public", with panelists (from right), Deirdre McParland, Senior Archivist, Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Archives (Ireland); Lars Ilshammar, Deputy National Librarian (Sweden); and Fredric Karén, publisher at Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Fredric Karén, chefredaktör på Svenska Dagbladet. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Fredric Karén, publisher at Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Fredric Karén, chefredaktör på Svenska Dagbladet. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Fredric Karén, publisher at Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Lars Ilshammar, vice riksbibliotikarie på Kungliga Biblioteket. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Lars Ilshammar, Deputy National Librarian (Sweden). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Deirdre McParland, arkivarie på Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Archives, Irland. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Deirdre McParland, Senior Archivist, Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Archives (Ireland). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Deirdre McParland, arkivarie på Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Archives, Irland. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Deirdre McParland, Senior Archivist, Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Archives (Ireland). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Fredric Karén, chefredaktör på Svenska Dagbladet, och Lars Ilshammar, vice riksbibliotikarie på Kungliga Biblioteket. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Fredric Karén, publisher at Svenska Dagbladet (Sweden), and Lars Ilshammar, Deputy National Librarian at the National Library of Sweden. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Lunch på konferensens första dag. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Lunch during the first day of the conference. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Ted Ryan, chefsarkivarie på Coca-Cola Archives (Atlanta, USA)  talade om de utmaningar han ser att företagsarkiv står inför. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ted Ryan, head of the Coca-Cola Archives (Atlanta, USA) spoke about the challenges that he believes corproate archives are facing in the years to come. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ted Ryan, chefsarkivare på Coca-Cola i Atlanta, USA. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Ted Ryan, head of the Coca-Cola Archives in Atlanta, USA. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria, ledde en workshop kring framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm, led a workshop about the future challenges for business archives. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alla deltagare bads skriva ned sin egen topp-tre-lista över framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv, i en workshop som leddes av Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

All delegates were asked to write down their own personal top-three list of "challenges for business archives in the next five years", in a workshop led by Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alla deltagare bads skriva ned sin egen topp-tre-lista över framtidens utmaningar för företagsarkiv, i en workshop som leddes av Anders Houltz, forskningssekreterare på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

All delegates were asked to write down their own personal top-three list of "challenges for business archives in the next five years", in a workshop led by Anders Houltz, research director at the Centre for Business History in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Bieri, kurator på Roche Historical Collection and Archive i Basel, Schweiz, kommenterar.  Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Bieri, curator at the Roche Historical Collection and Archive in Basel, Switzerland, makes a comment. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Kaffepaus under konferensen, som hölls på Eric Ericssonhallen på Skeppsholmen i Stockholm. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Coffee break during the conference, which was held at the Eric Ericssonhall on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Kaffepaus under konferensen, som hölls på Eric Ericssonhallen på Skeppsholmen i Stockholm. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Coffee break during the conference, which was held at the Eric Ericssonhall on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Kaffepaus under konferensen, som hölls på Eric Ericssonhallen på Skeppsholmen i Stockholm. I bildens nedre kant: Alexander Husebye, vd på Centrum för Näringslivshistoria talar med Tim Schantz, från The History Factory i Washington DC. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Coffee break during the conference, which was held at the Eric Ericssonhall on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm. At the bottom of the image: Alexander Husebye, CEO of the Centre for Business History in conversation with Tim Schantz from The History Factory in Washington DC. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Tracey Panek, arkivarie och företagshistoriker på Levi Strauss & Co. (Japp, företaget med jeansen.)

Tracey Panek, historian at Levi Strauss & Co.

Dagens sista panel,

The last panel of the day, "Can I see your history? The expectations of researchers on business archives" featured talks by (from left), Susanna Fellman (professor in business history at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Vrunda Pathare (Godrej Archives, Indien) and Erik Rau (Hagley Museum and Library, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Erik Rau (Hagley Museum and Library, USA).  Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Erik Rau (Hagley Museum and Library, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Vrunda Pathare, chefsarkivarie på Godrej Archives (Mumbai, India). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Vrunda Pathare, chief archivist at Godrej Archives (Mumbai, India). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Susanna Fellman, professor i business history på Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf.

Susanna Fellman, Professor of Business History at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf.

Susanna Fellman, professor i business history på Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet. Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf.

Susanna Fellman, Professor of Business History at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf.

Yuko Matsuzaki, business archives specialist på Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation i Japan, ställer en fråga till paneldeltagarna. Till höger om henne lyssnar Becky Haglund Tousey, arkivkonsult och tidigare med Mondelez Archives, (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Yuko Matsuzaki, business archives specialist at Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan, asks a question to the panelists. To her right, Becky Haglund Tousey, archives consultant and previously with Mondelez Archives, listens. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Alexander Bieri (Roche), Tim Schantz (The History Factory) och Melanie Aspey (Rothschild Archives).  Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Bieri (Roche), Tim Schantz (The History Factory) and Melanie Aspey (Rothschild Archives). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Jean Seaton, professor i mediehistoria vid University of Westminister och officiell historiker för BBC, kunde inte resa så hon gav dagens avslutningspresentation via video från London istället:

Jean Seaton, Professor of Media History at University of Westminister and Official Historian of the BBC, was unable to travel, but gave her closing endnote via video from London: "Who’s job is it to save history?” (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jean Seaton, professor i mediehistoria vid University of Westminister och officiell historiker för BBC, kunde inte resa så hon gav dagens avslutningspresentation via video från London istället:

Jean Seaton, Professor of Media History at University of Westminister and Official Historian of the BBC, was unable to travel, but gave her closing endnote via video from London: "Who’s job is it to save history?” (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Konferensens första dag avslutade med mingel på Volvo Showroom - som ställt en Volvo Amazon i originalutförande utanför lokalen. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

The first day of the conference closed with a mingle at the Volvo Showroom - who had placed an original Volvo Amason at the entrance. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Konferensens första dag avslutade med mingel på Volvo Showroom - som blandar gamla och nya modeller i sina utställningslokaler. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

The first day of the conference closed with a mingle at the Volvo Showroom - who shows both past and current models on their exhibition floor. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Alexander Husebye (Centrum för Näringslivshistoria, Sverige), Vrunda Pathare (Godrej Archives, Indien) och Yuko Matsuzaki Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi-stiftelsen, Japan). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Alexander Husebye (Centre for Business History, Sweden), Vrunda Pathare (Godrej Archives, India) and Yuko Matsuzaki, Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Henning Morgen (Maersk, Danmark) and Jürgen Wittman (Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives, Stuttgart). Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Henning Morgen (group historian at Maersk, Denmark) and Jürgen Wittman (Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives, Stuttgart). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Längst till vänster:  Lionel Husson, Spark Group (Frankrike).  Därefter, från vänster:  Yuko Matsuzaki 
Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi-stiftelsen, Japan), Ben Wubs (University of Rotterdam, Nederländerna) och Tracy Panek (Levi Strauss & Co, USA).  Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Far left: Lionel Husson, Spark Group (France). Group from left:: Yuko Matsuzaki Nagai (Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation, Japan), Ben Wubs (University of Rotterdam, Nederländerna) and Tracy Panek (Levi Strauss & Co, USA). Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Gruppen i mitten, från höger: Cheryl Brown (Ballast Trust, UK), Alexandra Mitchell (Peel Group, UK), Karyn Williamson (Standard Life, Scotland) och med ryggen mot kameran, Kiara King (Ballast Trust, UK). -- Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

Group in the middle, from right: Cheryl Brown (Ballast Trust, UK), Alexandra Mitchell (Peel Group, UK), Karyn Williamson (Standard Life, Scotland) and, back to camera, Kiara King (Ballast Trust, UK). -- Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf

I mitten: Tony Nilsson, arkivarie på IKEA.

Center: Tony Nilsson, archivist at IKEA.

Ben Wubs, professor vid Erasmus University i Rotterdam, talade om “Usages of the Past: History, Reputation and Storytelling”, med exempel bl a från hans egen forskning hos Unilever. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Associate professor at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Ben Wubs spoke about “Usages of the Past: History, Reputation and Storytelling”, drawing on his research from corporations such as Unilever. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Ben Wubs, professor vid Erasmus University i Rotterdam, talade om “Usages of the Past: History, Reputation and Storytelling”, med exempel bl a från hans egen forskning hos Unilever. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Associate professor at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Ben Wubs spoke about “Usages of the Past: History, Reputation and Storytelling”, drawing on his research from corporations such as Unilever. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Det allra första IKEA-varuhuset i Älmhult är sedan 2016 företagets egna museum. Carina Kloek-Malmsten, chef för IKEA Museum i Älmhult, berättade om hur museet tillkomst och utveckling. (Foto: Linus Sundal-Djerf)

In the summer of 2016, IKEA turned its first store in Älmhult into a corporate museum. Museum director Carina Kloek-Malmsten talked about the organizational and educational importance of a corporate archive and museum. (Photo: Linus Sundal-Djerf)

Det allra första IKEA-varuhuset i Älmhult är sedan 2016 företagets egna museum. Carina Kloek-Malmsten, chef för IKEA Museum i Älmhult, berättade om hur museet tillkomst och utveckling. (Foto: Linus Sundal-Djerf)

In the summer of 2016, IKEA turned its first store in Älmhult into a corporate museum. Museum director Carina Kloek-Malmsten talked about the organizational and educational importance of a corporate archive and museum. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Cai Yingfang, från avdelningen för företagsarkiv hos State Archives Administration of China, talade om kinesiska företagsarkiv i en era av

Cai Yingfang, from the section of business archives at the State Archives Administration of China, spoke Chinese business archives in the age of big data. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Amelia Allsop, forskningsansvarig för Hong Kong Heritage Project, talade om hur arkivet från industrifamiljen Kadoorie var grunden och förutsätningen för hela projektet. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Amelia Allsop, research manager for the Hong Kong Heritage Project, spoke of the archive of the Kadoorie family, whose diverse business interests over centuries laid the groundwork for the project. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Amelia Allsop, forskningsansvarig för Hong Kong Heritage Project, talade om hur arkivet från industrifamiljen Kadoorie var grunden och förutsätningen för hela projektet. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Amelia Allsop, research manager for the Hong Kong Heritage Project, spoke of the archive of the Kadoorie family, whose diverse business interests over centuries laid the groundwork for the project. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anna Scudellari, konsult på Martini & Rossi Historical Archive och del av Bacardi Archive Team, talade om hur företagets historia är en källa för autenticitet, inspiration och kommunikation för varumärket MARTINI. Martinis företagsarkiv har även blivit utnämnd till  “Great Historical Interest” i Italien.  (Foto: LInus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anna Scudellari, consultant at the Martini & Rossi Historical Archive and member of the Bacardi Archive Team, spoke about heritage as a source of authenticity, inspiration and communication for the MARTINI Brand. The MARTINI Brand Home archives have been bestowed the public recognition of “Great Historical Interest” in Italy. (Photo: LInus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anna Scudellari, konsult på Martini & Rossi Historical Archive och del av Bacardi Archive Team, talade om hur företagets historia är en källa för autenticitet, inspiration och kommunikation för varumärket MARTINI. Martinis företagsarkiv har även blivit utnämnd till  “Great Historical Interest” i Italien.  (Foto: LInus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anna Scudellari, consultant at the Martini & Rossi Historical Archive and member of the Bacardi Archive Team, spoke about heritage as a source of authenticity, inspiration and communication for the MARTINI Brand. The MARTINI Brand Home archives have been bestowed the public recognition of “Great Historical Interest” in Italy. (Photo: LInus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anna Scudellari, konsult på Martini & Rossi Historical Archive och del av Bacardi Archive Team, talade om hur företagets historia är en källa för autenticitet, inspiration och kommunikation för varumärket MARTINI. Martinis företagsarkiv har även blivit utnämnd till  “Great Historical Interest” i Italien.  (Foto: LInus Sundahl-Djerf)

Anna Scudellari, consultant at the Martini & Rossi Historical Archive and member of the Bacardi Archive Team, spoke about heritage as a source of authenticity, inspiration and communication for the MARTINI Brand. The MARTINI Brand Home archives have been bestowed the public recognition of “Great Historical Interest” in Italy. (Photo: LInus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jürgen E Wittman är ansvarig för Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection i Stuttgart och pratade om hur företaget har öppnat sina arkiv både online och i museum för allmänheten. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jürgen E Wittman is senior manager at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection in Stuttgart, and talked about opening the company’s archives online and to the public. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jürgen E Wittman är ansvarig för Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection i Stuttgart och pratade om hur företaget har öppnat sina arkiv både online och i museum för allmänheten. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jürgen E Wittman is senior manager at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection in Stuttgart, and talked about opening the company’s archives online and to the public. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jürgen E Wittman är ansvarig för Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection i Stuttgart och pratade om hur företaget har öppnat sina arkiv både online och i museum för allmänheten. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Jürgen E Wittman is senior manager at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Archives & Collection in Stuttgart, and talked about opening the company’s archives online and to the public. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Tracy Lauer, historiker and arkivarie hos Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, berättade om hur bryggerijätten använder sitt historiska material. Och hur hennes chef sa till henne att hennes titel skulle vara

Tracy Lauer, historian and manager of archives at Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, talks about the brewery giant’s use of historical material. And how her boss told her to put “Chief Storyteller” on her business card. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)a

Tracy Lauer, historiker and arkivarie hos Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, berättade om hur bryggerijätten använder sitt historiska material. Och hur hennes chef sa till henne att hennes titel skulle vara

Tracy Lauer, historian and manager of archives at Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, talks about the brewery giant’s use of historical material. And how her boss told her to put “Chief Storyteller” on her business card. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)a

Tracy Lauer, historiker and arkivarie hos Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, berättade om hur bryggerijätten använder sitt historiska material. Och hur hennes chef sa till henne att hennes titel skulle vara

Tracy Lauer, historian and manager of archives at Anheuser-Busch in St Louis, USA, talks about the brewery giant’s use of historical material. And how her boss told her to put “Chief Storyteller” on her business card. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)a

Susen Friedrich, samlingsansvarig på Adidas, berättade hur företaget arbetar med att bevarar sitt historiska material och hur de presenterar det online, t ex på sajterna Adidas History och Adidas Archive. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Susen Friedrich, collection manager at Adidas, talked about how the company works with preserving its historical material and presenting it online, for instance on the sites Adidas history and Adidas Archive. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Susen Friedrich, samlingsansvarig på Adidas, berättade hur företaget arbetar med att bevarar sitt historiska material och hur de presenterar det online, t ex på sajterna Adidas History och Adidas Archive. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Susen Friedrich, collection manager at Adidas, talked about how the company works with preserving its historical material and presenting it online, for instance on the sites Adidas history and Adidas Archive. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Samantha Bradbeer, historiker på Hallmark, det globala grattiskortföretaget från Kansas City, USA, talade om hur deras egen företagshistoria hjälper dem att göra varumärket relevant även i en digital tidsålder. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Samantha Bradbeer, historian at Hallmark, the global greeting card giant from Kansas City, USA, talked about how corporate history helps keep the brand relevant in today’s digital age. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Samantha Bradbeer, historiker på Hallmark, det globala grattiskortföretaget från Kansas City, USA, talade om hur deras egen företagshistoria hjälper dem att göra varumärket relevant även i en digital tidsålder. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Samantha Bradbeer, historian at Hallmark, the global greeting card giant from Kansas City, USA, talked about how corporate history helps keep the brand relevant in today’s digital age. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Alexander Husebye, vd för Centrum för Näringslivshistoria och värd för de två konferensdagarna, hälsade alla välkomna. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Alexander Husebye, CEO for the Centre for Business History in Stockholm who hosted the two-day conference, greeted everyone welcome. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Alexander Husebye, vd för Centrum för Näringslivshistoria, tackade för de två konferensdagarna, och lämnade över till värden för vinterns konferens, Vrunda Pathare från Godrej Archives i Mumbai. (Foto: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

Alexander Husebye, CEO for the Centre for Business History in Stockholm, handed over the baton to Vrunda Patare of Godrej Archives in Mumbai, India, who will host the next ICA SBA conference. (Photo: Linus Sundahl-Djerf)

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