SAGE Handbook of Web history

This new book, which promises to become an essential starting point for scholars of the Web, is now published. It contains 40 chapters: some historiographical, theoretical and methodological, and others on concrete case studies. Our own Peter Webster contributed two chapters. The first, ‘Existing Web archives‘, provides an essential orientation to the web archives around… Read More

Forthcoming conferences

Peter will be making three separate appearances in the next few weeks, in the UK, Germany and online. He will be in Frankfurt at the German National Library in November to speak about web archives for research at a conference on the preservation of digital cultural heritage. On 17th October he will be moderating a… Read More

WR&C takes part in major historical digitisation project

Church, State and Nation in Britain, 1900-1939 is a three-year project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It will create a freely available digital edition of the journals of Hensley Henson, bishop of Durham, famously trenchant public moralist and one of the greatest of English diarists. It is led by Dr Julia Stapleton… Read More

The Web as history

Peter Webster is one of the contributors to this new book from UCL Press, showcasing new research and methodological reflection on web archives as a new kind of scholarly resource. Edited by Niels Brügger and Ralph Schroeder, it is published on an Open Access basis, meaning that it is free to download. Peter’s chapter uses… Read More