A series of presentations, organised by the Centre for Collaborative Heritage Research to promote the use of archival collections on campus, begins on Tuesday 3 July.
The series will feature short presentations from speakers that use different archival collections on campus in a variety of research, followed by, followed by responses or provocations from a similar number of people. There will then be ample time for discussion.
Speakers confirmed to date include:
- Professor Jonathan Pitches (PCI) talking about his work on the Laban Archive, recently acquired by the Brotherton
- Fine Art PhD candidate Nick Cass on his use of Special Collections' rich collection of Brontiana
- MA History student Alex Riley on his use of the Liddle Collection
- Professor Bridget Bennett (School of English) on her use of material relating to Leeds Slavery Abolitionists
- Professor Simon Popple (ICS) on his work on the Ransome Collection and links to the DARE collaboration with Opera North
If you already use local archives in your research, and/or are interested in hearing how others are making use of them, please come along!
The first presentation will take place:
On: Tuesday 3 July 2012
In: Seminar room, M&S Company Archive - Michael Marks Building
Please reserve your place by emailing Erica Ramsay.Posted in: Research and innovation