A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010  De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire     www.londonlives.org This new website will provide access, using an integrated search facility, to primary sources containing 240,000 pages of manuscripts sources, and 3.2 million names, reflecting the history of eighteenth-century London. It includes the …

Sharon Howard: London Lives and Bastardy

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Sharon Howard – London Lives and Bastardy (abstract forthcoming) Before listening to this workshop, you should register with the website here. —————————————————————– —————————————————————– <<Return to conference page>> share this entry:

Shekhar Krishnan – Urban History and the Geospatial Web

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Shekhar Krishnan – Urban History and the Geospatial Web This workshop addresses how urban historians can use the geospatial web. The workshop will map and georeference selected sources and names in the London Lives database using …

Robert Shoemaker – Criminal Lives and the Making of Modern Criminal Justice

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Robert Shoemaker – Criminal Lives and the Making of Modern Criminal Justice (abstract forthcoming) —————————————————————— talk: —————————————————————— questions: —————————————————————— <<Return to conference page>> share this entry:

Louise Falcini – Washerwomen, Laundresses, Barbers and Boot Blacks: the Business of Cleanliness

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Louise Falcini Washerwomen, Laundresses, Barbers and Boot Blacks: the Business of Cleanliness Filth and dirt were synonymous with eighteenth century London. However it was this metropolitan grime that afforded many working Londoners the opportunity to gain …

Ben Heller – Finding Pleasure in Plebeian Lives

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Ben Heller – Finding Pleasure in Plebeian Lives This paper explores some of the motivations plebeian Londoners expressed when pursuing recreational activities and sociability.  Falling into two parts, the paper first offers insights into ways middling …

Simon Dixon – The Quakers of St Dionis Backchurch, 1690-1800

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Simon Dixon The Quakers of St. Dionis Backchurch, 1690-1800 This presentation builds on research for a PhD thesis on ‘Quaker Communities in London, 1667-c1714’, which involved the creation of a database of Quaker records for London …

Heather Shore – Criminal Connections: Uncovering Plebeian Networks in the Metropolis

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Heather Shore Criminal Connections: Uncovering Plebeian Networks in the Eighteenth Century Metropolis This presentation will focus on the use of integrated online sources in order to recreate criminal lives and to understand the various networks of …