SCOLMA AGM 2021 Agenda

SCOLMA (UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa)



The 2021 AGM will be held virtually on Monday, 14th June at 4.15 pm.

If you wish to attend, please notify Sarah Rhodes, SCOLMA Secretary  by Friday 11th June.

Further papers will be sent to those attending the meeting, or requesting them.




1. Approval of the Minutes of the 58th AGM

2. Report of the Chair 2020/21 (Marion Wallace)

3. Financial Statement and approval of the audited accounts (Patricia Hewitt)

  • Appointment of auditor

4. 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 – Patricia Hewitt (Robert Sainsbury Library, University of East Anglia)
  • Editor – Terry Barringer (Individual member)
  • Web Manager – Jenni Skinner (Centre of African Studies Library, University of Cambridge) Programme Secretary – Daniel Gilfoyle (The National Archives)
  • Development Officer – Marion Wallace (British Library)


  • Julio Cazzasa – (Senate House Library, University of London) – elected 2020
  • Alison Metcalfe – (The National Library of Scotland) – elected 2019
  • Barbara Spina – (Individual member)
  • Dawn Wright – (SOAS Library, University of London) – elected 2020


  • Charles Fonge – (Borthwick Institute Archives, University of York)
  • Katie Sambrook – (Kings College London)

ASAUK representative:

  • Stephanie Kitchen – (International African Institute)

5. Approval of the Minutes of the General Meeting of 30 April 2021; discussion of the merger of African Research and Documentation and Africa Bibliography.

6. New SCOLMA membership scheme and related changes to SCOLMA constitution

7. Any Other Business

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