Category Archives: Research

The London Lives Petitions Project: What can you do with 10,000 18th-century petitions?

Originally posted on the many-headed monster:
Our next post in the Addressing Authority Online Symposium has been written by Sharon Howard, an early modern historian and a project manager at the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield. Here she shows…

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Repost: Archive fever

[Originally posted here (June 2005), in a series of posts on ‘Archive fever‘.] I haven’t actually read Jacques Derrida’s Archive fever (Mal d’archive). But I have read Carolyn Steedman’s Dust, which mentions it (and I think this was at the … Continue reading

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Questions for the #twitterstorians

The Open Humanities Awards were announced a few days ago. We are challenging humanities researchers, designers and developers to create innovative projects that use open content, open data or open source to further teaching or research in the humanities. [deadline … Continue reading

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Reposted: A very bad doctor

Some days, there you are in the archives wondering if it’s time to go home yet (for the 20th time since the coffee break), and then you turn a page and you get something to make you fall off your … Continue reading

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Reposted: Archive fever: a dusty digression

I haven’t actually read Jacques Derrida’s Archive fever (Mal d’archive). But I have read Carolyn Steedman’s Dust, which mentions it (and I think this was at the back of my mind when I began to type the title for my … 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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EMR open access news

Early Modern E-prints is now up and running. At the moment it’s very small, but I have plenty more entries to add over the coming months. You can help out if you know of examples of the following, on any … Continue reading

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RIP RAE

RAE axed in Brown’s budget. Mind you, I expect the bastards will replace it with something equally hateful one way or another.

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