History Day 2016: history libraries, archives & research open day

A unique one-day event for postgraduate students, early career researchers and anyone interested in history.

History Day 2016 will take place on 15 November at Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU from 10:00 to 16:00.

Meet librarians and archivists from across London (and beyond) to find out what they have to offer you and your research, and participate in a series of historical debates and panel sessions.

The day includes an open history fair showcasing libraries, archives and organisations, offering individual advice for your research.

Panel sessions include:

  • Public History, 10:30 to 11:15, with Prof. Lawrence Goldman (IHR), Dr Alix Green (Essex) and Dr Suzannah Lipscomb (NCH)
  • Libraries versus Archives! 11:30-12:30, with Dr Julian Harrison (British Library ), Isobel Hunter (The National Archives), Victoria Northwood (Independent archivist), Dr Richard Espley (Senate House Library) and Lesley Ruthven (Goldsmiths)
  • Digital research. 14:00 to 14:45, with Jonathan Blaney and Sarah Milligan (IHR) on digital citation, Seif El Rashidi (IHR) on Layers of London, and a talk on altmetrics (Brunel)
  • Keep Calm and use Business Archives! (Dr Roy Edwards) 15:15 to 15:45

You can find more information at and book your free place at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-day-2016-history-libraries-archives-research-open-day-tickets-27940180833

The day includes an open history fair showcasing libraries, archives and organisations, offering individual advice for your research.

You can find more information at http://historycollections.blogs.sas.ac.uk/next-history-day.

You can also find out more about the event, as well as series of special previews from the participating archives and libraries on the History Collections blog

Twitter hashtag: #histday16

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