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

New content from ⁦@HistoryWM⁩ ‘Not a penny off' - Birmingham and The General Strike 1926 https://historywm.com/articles/the-1926-general-strike-in-birmingham

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A house of correction in the 19th century and a women's prison in the 20th, the largest in Western Europe. Holloway Prison needs a fitting legacy. A women's building, with specialist services & accommodation for vulnerable women would be ideal. Read more https://tinyurl.com/277h6yz4

The greatcoats our #Nightwatchmen wore had gone up in price by 5 shillings in 1833 since they’d last been bought in 1828 for 28/5 each – about £100 in today’s money. Fascinating to see how the costs are broken down, such as ‘Altering capes to fit the neck’.
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Lovely postcard from the collection showing #Manchester Assize courts. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse and completed in 1864 they were demolished in 1957 & suffered heavy damage during the Blitz.

We hold some calendars of prisoners for the Assizes in our collection.

#SecretsOfTheMuseum @V_and_A @BBCTwo female convict prisoners made mosaic tiles which make the beautiful floor in Cast Courts, Room 46 of V&A. Made by women held in Woking convict prison around 1870s/1880s #prisonhistory #prison @prisonhistoryuk @Victorian @YvonneJewkes

New article out now on 'flash houses' - pubs alledgedly used by members of the 'criminal underworld' in 19th-century London: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/09526951211024561

Have you ever wanted to stand inside a Kiln?

Well, at Coalport China Museum, you can!

Come and take at these amazing brick structures from inside and out 👀

Book your tickets now: http://www.Ironbridge.org.uk/plan/ticket-prices

#Museum #EngineeringMarvel

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Development Manager, National and Networks @SampsCaroline wrote a blog about the Research Resilience event we ran with @history_uk, where she calls for more conversations between historians and archivists to shape future ways of working.

Read it here: https://www.history-uk.ac.uk/2021/07/19/reflections-research-resilience/