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 2015
DateSeminar details
29 September TBC

Ian Milligan

27 October Boutique Big Data Reintegrating the Case Study into Big Data Analysis or alternative more disciplinary title Boutique Big Data: Reintegrating Close and Distant Reading of 19th-Century Newspapers

Melodee Beals

10 November The Victorian Meme Machine

Bob Nicholson

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
19 January European or Imperial Metropolis? Depictions of London in British Newspapers, 1870-1900

Tessa Hauswedell

2 February Political Meetings Mapper with British Library Labs: mapping the origins of British democratic movements with text-mining, NLP, geo-parsing and crowd-sourcing

Katrina Navickas

Venue: Room SH246, 2nd floor, South block, Senate House

Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
19 April Mapping Paris: Artists and their Neighbourhoods in the 18th Century

Hannah Williams