History seminars at the IHR

Archives and Society

Convenors: Jenny Bunn (University College, London), Alan Crookham (The National Gallery), Valerie Johnson (The National Archives), Jenny Haynes (The Wellcome Trust) 

For information and enquiries, please contact: Valerie Johnson (The National Archives) on valerie.johnson@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

Venue: Olga Crisp Room 102, 1st floor, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated


Time: Tuesdays, 5.45 pm


Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
30 September Recent Research in Archives and Records Managemen

Various (University College, London)

Fabiana Barticioti -Tracing steps: an exploration on documenting theatrical dance in the UK.
Madelin Evans – Exploring the influence of the architecture and environment of reading rooms on handling of archives by readers
Tito Magrini - Expanding Context: Personal/Artist Archives and the Importance of Documenting Sites of Creation.
Nancy Charley – Archive Access and Memory
Fiona Laird: From Syphilis to Tadpoles: An experimental investigation into expressions of personality in the archive.
Kat Petersen - "Nobody's Grandmother Lives There": The role of the archive for the community on Ascension Island

Venue: Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House

14 October Digital Sensitivity Review

Tim Gollins (Glasgow/TNA)

11 November The Aesthetic Archive

Michael Takeo Magruder ( King's College, London)

25 November Commemoration of the First World War

Leah Chapman (The National Archives / Imperial War Museum)

9 December Collection and Concealment: Archiving the Transgressive at Senate House Library, University of London

Richard Espley ( Senate House Library, University of London)

Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
20 January Information Governance for Social and Economic Research Best Practice: The Administrative Data Research Centre for England project

Elizabeth Shepherd and Alexandra Eveleigh ( University College, London)

3 February Company numbers: a key resource in tracing businesses and their records.

Alex Ritchie (The National Archives)

3 March The Challenges of the Franko B Archive

Bex Carrington and Jo Elsworth tbc (Bristol Theatre Collection)

17 March Archiving the Arts

Fleur Soper (The National Archives)