Digital History: Seminars at the IHR
The Institute for Historical Research at the University of London is hosting a number of seminars on the topic of Digital History during the Spring Term 2012:
21 February, 5.15 pm: Magnus Huber (Giessen) - The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries (Room ST276, Stewart House, second floor))
6 March, 5.15 pm: Dan Cohen (George Mason) - Finding Meaning in a Million Victorian Books (S261 (Senate House, second floor))
20 March, 5.15 pm: Alastair Dunning (The European Library), Andrew Prescott (KCL), Melissa Terras (UCL) - The Future of the Past (round table session) (S261 (Senate House, second floor))
Databases for historians
The Institute for Historical Research at the University of London is running two courses on using databases to organise or analyse historical data. Four-day Courses for beginners will take place on the 27th-30th March 2012 and on the 12th-15th June 2012. A second course for advanced users, Databases for historians II: practical database tools will run from the 27th to the 29th June 2012
GIS for Historians - Practical Course at the IHR
The Institute for Historical Research at the University of London is running four-day practical courses on GIS for Historians.
Dr Ian Gregory (Lancaster), one of the UK's leading experts in the field, will be teaching this intensive hands-on introduction to historical GIS,
providing both a practical guide to the software and theoretical guidance on applying computerised geographical analysis to historical problems.
For more information see the Institute of Historical Research website.