SCOLMA AGM – agenda

The 2016 AGM  of SCOLMA (the UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa) will be held in the Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT, at 1.50p.m. on Tuesday 6th September 2016 during the annual conference, ‘”African Medicine Matters: documenting encounters in medical practice and healthcare’.


  1. Approval of the Minutes of the 53rd AGM (posted on our website ).
  1. Report of the Chair 2015/2016 (Lucy McCann).
  1. Financial Statement and approval of audited accounts (Alison Metcalfe).

Appointment of auditor.

  1. Appointment of Officers and Committee.

The following nominations have been received:


Chair – Lucy McCann, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Secretary – Sarah Rhodes, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Treasurer – Alison Metcalfe, National Library of Scotland

Editor – Terry Barringer (individual member)

Development officer – Catherine Robertson, University of Birmingham Library

Web manager – Marilyn Glanfield (individual member)

Programme secretary – Dan Gilfoyle, The National Archives



Laurence Byrne, Senate House Library

Pat Hewitt, Robert Sainsbury Library, University of East Anglia

Barbara Spina (individual member) (elected 2015)

Marion Wallace, The British Library (elected 2014)

Dawn Wright, SOAS Library (elected 2014)


ASAUK reps: Ranka Primorac, University of Southampton, Stephanie Kitchen, International African Institute, and Toby Green, King’s College London.


  1. Nomination of John Pinfold as an honorary member of SCOLMA
  1. Any other business


Secretary:  Terry Barringer, Email

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