- — National Archives UK (@UkNatArchives)Fri, Apr 29 2016 07:49:19
- Welcome and keynote: 'In the Archive, Hearing Things: Lord Mansfield's Voices', Carolyn Steedman (University of Warwick)
Chair: Peter Mandler (Royal Historical Society)
- — Royal Historical Soc (@RoyalHistSoc)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:07:27Peter Mandler introducing Carolyn Steedman, referencing 'Dust' as an essential read on the nature of archives. #Aylmer16
- — Katrina Navickas (@katrinanavickas)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:20:59Steedman comparing compiling oral testimonies together to being a sound engineer for the BBC radio phonic workshop #Aylmer16
- — Royal Historical Soc (@RoyalHistSoc)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:28:44Steedman: You do not read archival 'voices' in the places in which they were originally produced #Aylmer16
- — Anna McNally (@annamcnally)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:39:10Steedman discussing transcription in legal records & how voices we 'hear' in the archive are represented through anonymous clerks #Aylmer16
- — Kevin G Tracey (@Aesthetic_Tea)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:19:15#Aylmer16 Steedman - transcription as a form of linguistic theory - lovely thoughts on interlocutor's position when transcribing, finding
- — Royal Historical Soc (@RoyalHistSoc)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:35:57Steedman 'likes the space that you can make for yourself' in local archives among the family historians 'seeking lost ones' #Aylmer16
- — Royal Historical Soc (@RoyalHistSoc)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:47:15Steedman describes having cried frequently in archives,but recently 'laid off the tears when I worked out I was only ever crying for myself'
- Session one: Paul Carter (The National Archives) and Katrina Navickas (University of Hertforshire)
Chair: Jeff James (The National Archives)
- — Jeff James (@jeffddjames)Fri, Apr 29 2016 09:30:50
- — Royal Historical Soc (@RoyalHistSoc)Fri, Apr 29 2016 10:27:54Carter: there is no single entry point to the archive. How you approach the archive is entirely dependent on the research problem #Aylmer16
- — Mark Freeman (@markfreeman1974)Fri, Apr 29 2016 10:34:53Paul Carter concludes by emphasising importance of researchers knowing way around archives. Limitations of searching vs browsing. #Aylmer16
- — Emma Harrison (@EmmaArchivist)Fri, Apr 29 2016 11:03:17
- — Royal Historical Soc (@RoyalHistSoc)Fri, Apr 29 2016 10:42:54
- — Anna McNally (@annamcnally)Fri, Apr 29 2016 10:42:39Theme coming out at #Aylmer16 - historians' frustration at dealing with microfilm and the distance it puts between them & the records.
- — Westminster Archives (@WSchoolArchives)Fri, Apr 29 2016 11:07:25#Aylmer16 Navickas: it's important to train historian, students and the general public to use digitised archives
The Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2016: #Aylmer16
This event focused on the critical questions which surround the individual, personal and community experience of the archive and the ways in which that experience affects how the archive is understood and used. Organised by Lawrence Goldman (IHR), Emma Jay & Valerie Johnson (The National Archives), Elizabeth Shepherd (UCL) and Peter Mandler (Royal Historical Society).
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