Recent & Upcoming Talks

2021

Keynote Panel: Digitized Newspapers as Everyday Interdisciplinarity

Historical research has been fundamentally transformed by digitized newspapers over the past two decades. Yet historians have not …

Are we all Digital Historians now? Technology and Historical Practice

Historical research has been fundamentally transformed by digitized newspapers over the past two decades. Yet historians have not …

From Engagement to Retreat? Historians and Digital Preservation, 1968-2003

I explored the relationship between historians and born-digital primary sources between 1968 and 2003 as part of UCL/CESTA’s …

Liberal Education in the Digital Age

I was incredibly honoured to give a talk as part of a panel hosted by the Enoch Turner Schoolhouse Foundation on Does Liberal Education …

2020

Archives Unleashed Datathon - Montreal (IIPC)

This event will bring together a small group of participants to experiment with the newest release of the Archives Unleashed Toolkit …

Archives Unleashed Datathon - New York City

The World Wide Web has had a profound impact on how we research and understand the past. The sheer amount of cultural information that …

History in the Age of Abundance: Skills, Tools, and Methods for the 21st-Century Historian

I’m giving a talk in the Historian’s Craft lecture series on my recent book, History in the Age of Abundance.

Becoming a Desk(top) Profession: Digital Photography and the Changing Landscape of Archival Research

Visiting a reading room in the last five years is a very different experience than what they looked like even fifteen years ago. While …