SCOLMA AGM 2019 – Agenda


(UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa)


The 2019 AGM will be held at the University of Edinburgh at 1.00p.m. on Monday 10th June 2019 during the annual conference,’Decolonising African Studies: questions and dilemmas for libraries, archives and collections’.


1.      Approval of the Minutes of the 56th AGM (posted on our website ).

2.      Report of the Chair 2018/2019 (Lucy McCann).

3.      Financial Statement and approval of audited accounts (Alison Metcalfe).

Appointment of auditor.

4.     Appointment of Officers and Committee.

The following nominations have been received:


Chair – Marion Wallace, British LIbrary

Secretary – Sarah Rhodes, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Treasurer – Pat Hewitt, Robert Sainsbury Library, University of East Anglia

Editor – Terry Barringer (individual member)

Web manager – Jenni Skinner (African Studies Library, Cambridge)

Programme secretary – Dan Gilfoyle, The National Archives

Development officer – [vacant]


Charles Fonge, University of York (elected 2018)

Lucy McCann, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Alison Metcalfe, National Library of Scotland

Katie Sambrook, King’s College London (elected 2018)

Nicky Sugar (Bristol Record Office) (elected 2017)


Barbara Spina (individual member)

Dawn Wright, SOAS Library

ASAUK reps: Stephanie Kitchen, International African Institute, and Toby Green, King’s College London.

5.     Any other business


Secretary:  Sarah Rhodes, Email

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