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National Archives: Collaboration between the Archive and Higher Education Sectors

July 13, 2018

Our research project is featured as a case study in this recent…

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Convict Prison Lives in Victorian London

April 24, 2018

Convict Prison Lives in Victorian London by Helen Johnston, Barry Godfrey and…

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‘Beyond the control of his parents’: Reformatory and Industrial Schools in Yorkshire

April 11, 2018

By Lucie Wade, Leeds Beckett University Reformatory and Industrial schools were Victorian…

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Borstal Goes to War

April 11, 2014

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On the Beat: Stories From 1914-1918

April 11, 2014

Originally published on the Our Criminal Past website, 4/12/14 A fresh approach…

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Why I’m a Fan of Using Digital Archives – A Postgraduate Student’s Research Experience

April 11, 2014

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Stockton’s Criminal Past: Promoting a Museum’s Criminal History Collection

April 11, 2014

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Event Review by Dr Jo Turner

May 17, 2013

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Event Review by Dr Zoe Alker, Liverpool John Moores University

May 17, 2013

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‘Closing and Opening Prisons’, Prison Service Journal, Special Issue edited by Paul Crossey

April 11, 2013

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A lovely summary of our recent event with @UkNatArchives on collaboration with archives & HE from Kate the Librarian! Nice to see a mention of @ourcriminalpast too https://t.co/AA8n3N51aS #twitterstorians

Whilst I am on holiday, taking a break from writing about courtroom and prison museums for my thesis, I still made sure to visit the Memorium Nuremberg Trials. A very different kind of courtroom museum compared to the ones I’m used to seeing. #darktourism

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Fantastic talk today at the @WMPolice #Lockup by Kay Hunter on capital punishment after another busy open day with #AFairCop book display. One step closer to fully fledged police museum 😃

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4 days until Echoes of Holloway Prison Exhibition opens! Counting down our 5 Questions that are part of the Exhibition https://t.co/jAp3hEXE0W so here is 👇🏾👇🏼👇🏽
Q2. "Does prison work for women?"

Fascinated with historical clothing? The get down to #StoneLibrary on 17th July to hear artist Ruth Singer talk about criminal clothing @CriminalQuilts Free to attend #DontMissOut

Read articles on historical criminology in the summer @BritSocCrim Newsletter from the brilliant @dchurchill01 @blalygamal @iainchanning and @yeomans_henry https://t.co/z8CdMYx8ud

COME AND JOIN THE HISTORY LAB COMMITTEE! Elections July 12th at 5pm. Interested? email: ihrhistorylab@gmail.com

This is a great opportunity for PhDs at whatever stage of research. As the academic job market becomes ever more competitive, involvement in an organisation such as History Lab represents a valuable addition to your CV.

Call for Papers for the upcoming symposium on how immersive experience of #heritage shapes our understanding of the modern world.
https://t.co/yep6IN3y2G