September 6, 2013

Our Criminal Past: Educating Historians of Crime: Classroom, Archive, Community, Broadcasting Place, Leeds Beckett University

Programme

10:00-10.15 Refreshments and Opening Remarks

10:15-11:15 Session 1: Digital and Media Resources for the History of Crime

Louise Jackson (Edinburgh University): ‘Crime on Film: Using Visual Sources in the Classroom’

Andrew Davies (Liverpool University): ‘Digital Histories of Crime and Research-Led Teaching’

11:15-12.15 Session 2: Student Participation in Crime History

Drew Gray (Northampton University): “Putting Undergraduates on Trial: Using the Old Bailey Online in Teaching and Assessment”

Helen Rogers and Zoe Alker (Liverpool John Moores University): “Blogging Beyond the Classroom”

12:15-13.15 Lunch

13:15-14:45 Session 3: Archives, Heritage and Educating Historians of Crime

Bev Baker and Pollie Shorthouse (Galleries of Justice, Nottingham): ‘Learn from the Past to Act in the Present and Change the Future’

Sue MacKay (Yorkshire Law and Order Museums, Ripon): ‘Engaging Audiences’

Andrew Payne (The National Archives): ‘Educating Child Criminals at The National Archives’

14:45-15:00 Comfort Break

15:00-16:00 Session 4: Teaching Future Historians of Crime

Peter D’Sena (Higher Education Academy): ‘The Future of Teaching Our Criminal Past in Higher Education’

Ben Walsh (Historical Association): ‘History of Crime in the Classroom’

Event Review

http://www.lawcrimehistory.org/journal/Vol.3%20issue2%202013/Turner%20Conference%20Report%202.pdf

Latest Updates on Twitter

Online, accessible & free #ArchivesAtHome

A handy outline of our (thousands of) digitised #PrimarySources - arranged by theme - is now available at https://warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/explorefurther/archivesonline

For #twitterstorians & #historyteachers of 20th cent. history #histed #histmed #genderstudies #wwi & more

Really hard to choose a #favouriteitem for Day 2 of #Archive30 but this photo from WW2 of an all women ambulance crew is from one of our most popular collections- The Papers of Dorothy Dick https://womenslibrary.org.uk/2015/08/04/discovering-dorothy-dick/

#DidYouKnow searching the 'occupation' field on the 1871 and 1911 censuses (taken #OnThisDay) is a useful tool for finding police ancestors and researching police stations? Use plenty of synonyms though - PC, constable, officer ... #DYT #OTD #genealogy #MuseumFromHome #toptips https://twitter.com/UkNatArchives/status/1245647311163682817

#Archives30 Day 2. Jack’s #FavouriteItem is this poster produced by George Elliott, self-proclaimed 'Emperor of the World', and inmate of Bensham Lunatic Asylum #ExploreYourArchive

Execution Broadsides in Scotland: MRes student Simon McFadden @ArtsEdNapier published a piece in @natlibscot Discover Magazine https://www.nls.uk/media/1794344/discover-43-p1-21.pdf. The NLS broadsides are available online https://digital.nls.uk/broadsides/

Day 2-Our Archivist has chosen her #FavouriteItem from our archives:
"In our Cleveland Police collection we have a photograph album of criminals which includes some murderers and thieves. Many of them seem to have that Peaky Blinders look with the cap and facial hair" #Archive30

@DudleyArchives @ourcriminalpast @WMPHistory @prisonhistoryuk would love to see details of the borough force's station on the website. We don't have any kind of entry for Dudley at the moment

@OxfordCEMS @EModCam @prisonhistoryuk @PrisonMemory @long18thsem @carceralstudies @LegalMiscellany @CemsKcl @IHR_TudorStuart @digipanoptic @ourcriminalpast @OldBaileyOnline and anyone I've forgotten. https://twitter.com/TheNACBS/status/1245727005573812233

We're pleased to announce the newest holders of Archive Service Accreditation following the last panel meeting on 4 March. Join us in giving a big cheer from home to
@LSBUArchives @MCSOxford @OldhamArchives @Design_Archives and the Maritime Archives and Library @MerseyMaritime 👏

Today marks 100 years since the formation of the Dudley Borough Police Force. Here we have a photo from our Archives showing Dudley policemen accompanied by a motorcycle and dog! It’s catalogued as c1920 – does that sound about right @WMPHistory? #DudleyPolice100