Category Archives: Conferences

Record Linkage: project workshop and work in progress

We’re holding an afternoon workshop on record/data linkage in Sheffield on 4 November. The aim is to explore the challenges and rewards of applying automated nominal record linkage to large-scale historical datasets, with all their variability, fuzziness and uncertainties, but … Continue reading

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CFP: Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300 – 1800

Interdisciplinary conference, University of York, 21-22 June 2013 The burgeoning field of sensory history offers a fertile ground for reconsideration of religious studies across disciplinary boundaries. We welcome papers from anthropologists, archaeologists, art historians, historians, literary scholars, musicologists, philosophers, theologians, … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Congress 2012

University of Sheffield, 6 – 8 September 2012 Registration is open now! The University of Sheffield’s Humanities Research Institute with the support of the Network of Expert Centres and Centernet is delighted to invite you to a new conference intended … Continue reading

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A few calls

1. CFP: Reading Conference in Early Modern Studies 2009 The next annual meeting of the Reading conference on early modern studies will be held on 6-8 July 2009, with an informal theme of ‘Authority and Authorities’. “The Reading conferences are … Continue reading

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Old Bailey Online: now from 1674 to 1913 (check it out before it collapses)

Well, I was a little cryptic the other week, but tomorrow it all goes public (and we kind of expect it to crash at some point – I’ll be almost disappointed if it doesn’t…),* and today there is a pretty … Continue reading

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Wars, Conferences and Blogs

For those interested in the British Civil Wars, a symposium is being held next July in Hull. In a lecture delivered to the Royal Historical Society in December 1983, John Morrill concluded with the observation that ‘The English civil war … Continue reading

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CFP: The Metropolis on Trial

Really, it would be shockingly negligent of me not to plug our project conference here, now wouldn’t it? For all those of you interested in The Old Bailey Online, crime, justice and so on between the 18th and 20th centuries … Continue reading

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British Academy event on research outside universities

This evening event in London on 27 June may be of interest to some readers: Who’s Creating Knowledge? The challenge of non-university researchers Is the university the primary site for the creation and authorising of knowledge? That is commonly the … Continue reading

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