You’ll often find us at conferences both in the UK and abroad, speaking about web archives, digitally-enabled historical research and more besides. Here are some recent and forthcoming highlights.

2017

August 23
Moderator and discussant in panel at IFLA, World Library and Information Conference, Wroclaw (Poland): ‘A Memory Bank for the Digital Society: National Libraries and Web Archiving’

June 14-16
‘Utopia, dystopia and Christian ethics: religious understandings of the early Web’ [audio]
and
‘Understanding the users of the Parliamentary Web Archive: a user research project’ (with Chris Fryer)
Both at ‘Researchers, practitioners and the archived web’ (ReSAW / IIPC), London.

2016

December 8
‘Cross-border religion in the Irish web: the limitations of the ccTLD as a proxy for the national web’ [slides]
Workshop on National Webs, Netlab, Aarhus University (Denmark)

June 9
‘Religious discourse in the archived web: Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury and the sharia law controversy of 2008’
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

May 17
‘Web archiving: how, by whom, for whom’
Information and Record Management Society annual conference, Brighton

April 29
‘Web archives in Europe’
Study conference on the 50th anniversary of Belgian legal deposit
Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels

April 14
‘Religious discourse in the archived web: Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury and the sharia law controversy of 2008’
General Assembly of the International Internet Preservation Consortium
Reykjavik

January 28th
‘Digital contemporary history: where are we now?’
Danish Association for Research in Contemporary History
Copenhagen

2015

December 3rd
‘Understanding cross-border religion in the Irish web’
Times and Temporalities of the Web (conference)
INCC, Paris
[ slides]

June 23rd
‘A new class of primary source for historians? Prospects and pitfalls in using web archives for research’
National University of Ireland, Galway
[slides]

June 10th
‘Reading creationism in the web archive: a utopian dream, a conspiracy theory and a moral panic’
ReSAW conference on ‘Web Archives as Scholarly Sources
Aarhus University, Denmark
[slides]

May 26th
‘Religion, social media and the web archive’
International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM15), Oxford. Keynote at workshop on religion and social media
[slides]IFLA, World Library and Information Conference