Face-to-face courses

An introduction to oral history

Course date(s): 
20 Jan 2015 to 31 Mar 2015
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of oral history. Participants will learn though classroom teaching and practical sessions how to conduct their own interviews. As well as addressing theoretical and methodological issues, An Introduction to Oral History will help students to develop practical skills in interviewing, recording, and the organisation and preservation of oral material.

Archival Research Skills for Historians: Early Modern Programme

Course date(s): 
8 Apr 2013 to 12 Apr 2013
15 Jul 2013 to 19 Jul 2013
The National Archives in partnership with the IHR is offering, free of charge, a series of week-long workshops for postgraduates on archival research skills for historians. Funded by the AHRC and taught by specalists from TNA, the IHR and local record offices, the workshops will provide you with the skills necessary to undertake effective and focused archival research. All sessions take place at The National Archives, offering an unparalleled opportunity for guided interactive exploration of the largest and most varied collection of historic records in the world.

Archival Research Skills for Historians: Medieval Programme

Course date(s): 
18 Mar 2013 to 22 Mar 2013
8 Jul 2013 to 12 Jul 2013
The National Archives in partnership with the IHR is offering, free of charge, a series of week-long workshops for postgraduates on archival research skills for historians. Funded by the AHRC and taught by specalists from TNA, the IHR and local record offices, the workshops will provide you with the skills necessary to undertake effective and focused archival research. All sessions take place at The National Archives, offering an unparalleled opportunity for guided interactive exploration of the largest and most varied collection of historic records in the world.

Archival Research Skills for Historians: Modern British Programme

Course date(s): 
8 Apr 2013 to 12 Apr 2013
15 Jul 2013 to 19 Jul 2013
The National Archives in partnership with the IHR is offering, free of charge, a series of week-long workshops for postgraduates on archival research skills for historians. Funded by the AHRC and taught by specalists from TNA, the IHR and local record offices, the workshops will provide you with the skills necessary to undertake effective and focused archival research. All sessions take place at The National Archives, offering an unparalleled opportunity for guided interactive exploration of the largest and most varied collection of historic records in the world.

Databases for historians I

Course date(s): 
11 Nov 2014 to 14 Nov 2014
14 Apr 2015 to 17 Apr 2015
2 Jun 2015 to 5 Jun 2015
This 4-day course is an introduction to the theory and practice of constructing and using databases. Taught via a mixture of formal lectures and 'hands-on' practical classes, the session will introduce a wide range of skills and techniques, showing how to design and build a database appropriate to the needs of your project, and illustrating how this will help to guide and expand your analysis.

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