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

A riot caused by a clergyman’s violence http://thepolicemagistrate.blog/2019/11/29/a-riot-caused-by-a-clergymans-violence/

To find out more about this #Victorian poisoning case, pop into our library during opening hours and *lowers voice to a whisper* ask for London Collection Pamphlets, Box 76.
#MysteriousArchives #ExploreYourArchive

Today's #ExploreYourArchive theme is #ArchivesAtSea

We have a range of records relating to Newport Docks, including these photographs of the various goods being loaded and unloaded at the Docks.

(Ref: Pictorial/Newport67-68, 70 and 74)

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Are you struggling to find information on staff or prisoners at a particular prison? Do you want to know more about the links between prisons and local communities? Check out our new guide on using the Census for prison research https://tinyurl.com/tyyrbwh ✒️📖🗝️

For #MysteriousArchives we have an intelligence file on suspected Irish Republican Brotherhood suspects compiled by the Chief Secretary’s Office, 1892-1893. It’s a mystery how they were secretly photographed in public places, perhaps using an early spy camera? @explorearchives

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29 Nov 1686: John [Jack] Ketch public executioner who made a mess of many of his grim tasks is buried #otd at St. James Clerkenwell. Despite being paid for a speedy job, he took five blows to removed the head of the Duke of Monmouth.

@ourcriminalpast @channel5_tv @socialhistsoc @ResearchEssex #crime #historians may be interested in clips taken from the early 1900s film made about Charles Peace.

Look out for ‘Victorians in Colour’ in 2020 @channel5_tv. Just finished filming my contributions at the wonderful Whirled Cinema in Brixton. #twitterstorians @socialhistsoc @ResearchEssex

While we’re on the topic of Oliver Twist - Why don’t you take a look at Liverpool’s own workhouse, which stood on Brownlow Hill from 1834-1928.

The workhouse would be demolished in 1931, and replaced with, what is now, the Roman Catholic Church.