digital history

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History: Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (Tasmania) 'From Cradle to Antipodean Grave: Reconstructing 19th Century Criminal Lives'

08/05/2012 08:54
08/05/2012 20:00

Institute of Historical Research Seminar in Digital History

Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (Tasmania) 'From Cradle to Antipodean Grave: Reconstructing 19th Century Criminal Lives'

Time: Tuesday, 20 March, 5:15 pm GMT+1

Venue: S261 (Senate House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk

"From Cradle to Antipodean Grave: Reconstructing 19th Century Criminal
Lives"

Between 1803 and 1853 some 59,000 men and 13,500 women were shipped to the
Australian penal colony of Van Diemen's Land as convicts. Upon landing a [read more...]

Location

Senate House London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History: Round Table 'The Future of the Past'

20/03/2012 17:00
20/03/2012 20:00

Institute of Historical Research Seminar in Digital History

Round Table, 'The Future of the Past'

Time: Tuesday, 20 March, 5:15 pm GMT (People from US watching the live stream keep in mind time difference is 1 hour less than usual)

Venue: S261 (Senate House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk [read more...]

Location

Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History: Dan Cohen 'Finding Meaning in a Million Victorian Books'

06/03/2012 17:15
06/03/2012 19:00

Venue: Rm 261 (Senate House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk (Please note this is a different room to last time)

Time: Tuesday, 6 March, 5.15 pm GMT

Dan Cohen (George Mason University)

'Finding Meaning in a Million Victorian Books'

Dan Cohen, Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and an Associate Professor of History at George Mason University, will be presenting on his work on text mining Victorian literature. [read more...]

Location

Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History: Magnus Huber (Giessen) 'The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries'

20/02/2012 17:12
21/02/2012 21:00

Venue: ST276 (Stewart House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk

Time: Tuesday, 21 February, 5.15 pm GMT

Magnus Huber (Giessen)

'The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries'

Magnus Huber will be discussing the use of historical court records in the investigation of langauge change. A full abstract can be found below.

Abstract:

The 'Proceedings of the Old Bailey', London's central criminal court, were
published between 1674 and 1913 and constitute a large body of texts from [read more...]

event: IHR Digital History Seminar Spring Series

21/02/2012 16:52
30/03/2012 21:00

IHR Digital History Seminar Spring Series

Tuesdays 5:15pm Senate House (various locations), University of London

21 February Magnus Huber (Giessen)
'The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries'
Room ST276, Stewart House, second floor

6 March Dan Cohen (George Mason)
'Finding Meaning in a Million Victorian Books'
S261 (Senate House, second floor)

20 March Adam Farquhar(British Library), Andrew Prescott(KCL), Melissa Terras(UCL)
The Future of the Past (round table session)
S261 (Senate House, second floor) [read more...]

event: IHR Seminar in Digital History - 'Digital landscapes and Archaeology' Peter Rauxloh (Museum of London Archaeology)

06/12/2011 17:15

Institute of Historical Research Seminar in Digital History

'Digital landscapes and Archaeology' Peter Rauxloh (Museum of London Archaeology)

Venue: ST276 (Stewart House, second floor) and streamed live on the web at historyspot.org.uk

Time: Tuesday, December 6, 5.15 pm GMT

The central theme of the seminar series, is how digital technologies have enabled researchers into the past to gain new insights, new views and new perspectives on their subject which would otherwise be missed. This presentation will discuss such technologies in the context of two major projects carried out by MOLA, and will consider how digital technologies have effected the capture, manipulation and presentation of various types of data concentrating on the spatial. [read more...]

Location

Institute for Historical Research
Malet Street
London
United Kingdom

event: IHR Digital History Seminar - Richard Rodger (Edinburgh) ' Space, place and the city: a simple anti-GIS approach for historians'

31/05/2011 17:15
31/05/2011 19:00

The IHR is delighted to be able to announce details of the first term of the new IHR Digital History seminar, in association with IHR Digital.

There will be three sessions in May and June, and the second one will be on Tuesday 31 May, with Professor Richard Rodger (Edinburgh) speaking on 'Space, place and the city: a simple anti-GIS approach for historians'. [read more...]

event: Major EU Holocaust Research Project

29/11/2010

Major EU Holocaust Research Project [read more...]

centre: Institute of Historical Research (IHR)

Link to project
Host institution: 
University of London
About the centre:

The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is one of 10 member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Founded in 1921, it aims to promote the study of history and an appreciation of the importance of the past; to provide institutional support and individual leadership for the broad historical community; to offer a wide range of facilities and services which assist the researching, teaching, writing and dissemination of history; and to further high quality scholarship on particular aspects of the past by means of collective research projects.

London Lives Unconference II

The next session is eight short (8 minute!) presentations, in the spirit of the 'un'conference. Tim kept questions and Bob's answers to 30 seconds at the end of the last session, in order to keep things lively (and utilized a timer with a virtual bell to keep everyone honest). [read more...]

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