Category Archives: Twitter

The #twitterstorians archives and the OHA

The main part of the proposal I submitted to the Open Humanities Awards went something like this: Since late 2011 I have been archiving tweets containing a range of hashtags used by historians on Twitter. (Some are accessible online at … 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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Twitter AHA 2012

I set up some Twitter archives for the American Historical Association 2012 meeting. Now the meeting is finished and the Twitter streams are dying down, I thought I’d shove the data into a spreadsheet and get a snapshot for some … Continue reading

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On Twitterstorians Day; or, how Twitter saved the History Carnival

It’s two years since Katrina Gulliver posted the first #twitterstorians list. Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? That also means it’s about 1 year since I really started using Twitter seriously for the History Carnival and Carnivalesque. The experiment … Continue reading

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History Carnival at 100

I mean, blimey. I didn’t make a huge deal out of reaching the 100th edition of the History Carnival because in a way the number doesn’t feel all that meaningful. As the host notes, the shifts in the Carnival’s schedule … Continue reading

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Twitter, blogging and historians

Tuesday 7 September was the first anniversary of the founding of the twitterstorians’ list by Katrina Gulliver. I couldn’t mark the day because I was away from home and struggling with slow and unreliable internet access for most of the … Continue reading

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