History seminars at the IHR

Digital History

Convenors: Seth Denbo (American Historical Association), Matthew Phillpott (IHR), Richard Deswarte (UEA), Beth Hartland (KCL), Tim Hitchcock (Sussex), Peter Webster (British Library), Charlotte Tupman (KCL), and James Baker (British Library), Adam Crymble (Hertfordshire)

For information and enquiries, please contact: Matt Phillpott on: matt.phillpott@sas.ac.uk

Venue: John S Cohen Room 203, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays, 5.15 pm

Seminars are normally streamed live online. See the seminar blog for info. To keep in touch, follow us on Twitter (@IHRDigHist) or at the hashtag #dhist.

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Digital History seminar YouTube channel

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