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If only my digi skills were up to this, it'd be my dream job... Short-term post on the changing streetscape of 19th-century Bethnal Green, East London. Oxford/Bishopsgate Library #jobsacuk

Call for Papers: “From the Ruins of Preservation” A symposium on rethinking heritage through counter-archives, to be held in London, 11-12th July 2019 - Heritage Research

Hmm, Sunday is surely a day for reading about #prison Chaplains, who "played a key role in the introduction and shaping of the modern, ‘penitentiary’ prison system" #SundayThoughts

Interested in the #history of #London #police #stopandsearch after today's news reports? Put Paul Lawrence's British Journal of Criminology article about the Sus laws on your #readinglist.

Check out the special edition of the BBC History mag on crime and punishment. Lots of great contributions, including from me!

Call for papers for our forthcoming conference with @llafur @SwanseaUni on #oralhistory and #labour #work #history in July 2019 is now open and closes on 14 Dec: @ScotLabHistory @StudyLabHistory @EnglishRadical @LabourHistory @labour_days @irsh_iisg

PCSO Barrington is supporting Insp Rice @WMPHistory at the #Lockup event at Steelhouse Lane 🚓🚔

We are co-sponsoring a workshop on funding opportunities with @UkNatArchives at TNA on 5th November. Hear from and meet representatives from various funding bodies. Book your place here: … #twitterstorians #AcademicTwitter #funding

China, Merthyr Tydfil 1851. One armed Richard Matthias aka ‘Dick the Thief’ aka ‘The China Lawyer’. Ten years later he was living with Swansea Sue from Charlotte Street, Cardiff. Notorious: China.

Book here for 100 Years+ of the Women's Movement in Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Sat, Dec 8, 2018 at 9:30 AM | Eventbrite. Programme available here:

Latest Blogs

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Read all about it! Using newspapers in your crime research

September 24, 2018

Ashley Borrett discusses the importance of newspapers when researching the history of crime.

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National Archives: Collaboration between the Archive and Higher Education Sectors

July 13, 2018

Our Criminal Ancestors project is featured as a case study in a recent publication from the National Archives.

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Why I’m a fan of using digital archives

April 11, 2014

A postgraduate student’s research experience by Stephen Basdeo, Leeds Trinity University.

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