historical corpus

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: 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...]

briefingpaper: Digital Tools and Methods for Historical Research

This paper contains sections on: Tools and Web Resources; Database Structures; Data Mining; Quantitative Methods; Visualization; and Geographical Information Systems. [read more...]

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