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31 March 2011
Institute of Historical Research, London

A workshop introducing two major new digital resources, Connected Histories and Mapping Crime


Programme(may be subject to slight changes)1.00-1.15 – Welcome and introduction

1.15-1.55 – Tim Hitchcock (University of Hertfordshire)
Towards a history lab for the digital past

1.55-2.05 – Break

2.05-3.30 – Connected Histories for research – parallel workshops
1500-1700 – facilitated by Peter Webster (Institute of Historical Research)
1700-1900 – facilitated by Bob Shoemaker (University of Sheffield)

3.30-3.45 – Tea and coffee

3.45-4.30 – David Tomkins (Bodleian Library, University of Oxford)
Mapping Crime: making connections and exploring narratives in 18th- and 19th-century crime material

Keynote address
4.45-5.15 – David Thomas (The National Archives)
Let a hundred flowers bloom – is digital a cultural revolution?

5.15 – Reception

Registration is free. Places for the workshop are limited, but the keynote address will be open to a larger audience.

Contact details
Jane Winters (jane.winters@sas.ac.uk)


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