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April 19, 2013 / hshore2013

Our Criminal Past: Caring for the Future – First Network Seminar 17th May 2013


Used with the permission of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Digitisation, Social Media and Crime History

This one day AHRC funded event is part of the ‘Our Criminal Past’ Research Network. This network will explore and reflect on the development and future presentation, preservation and dissemination of historical criminal lives and practices. This event will explore the uses of digital histories of crime; the development of social media for communicating criminal and social histories; and the future directions and challenges this presents for those interested in the history of crime and punishment.

Network organisers/further details: Dr Heather Shore, Leeds Metropolitan University, ( or Dr Helen Johnston, University of Hull, (

This event is FREE but £20.00 for lunch/refreshments will be charged by London Metropolitan Archives.

BOOKING: Call on 020 7332 3851 to book and pay by card. You can also contact LMA at 

Speakers include: Tim Hitchcock, Hamish Maxwell-Stewart, Sharon Howard, Zoe Alker, Adam Crymble, Lesley Hulonce and Lucy Williams.

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