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I was recenlty charged to say a few words at a launch event for James Baker's new monograph, The Business...

5 July 2017

I was recenlty charged to say a few words at a launch event for James Baker's new monograph, The Business of Satirical Prints in Late-Georgian England.  I am afraid that in the...

Research Infrastructure and the Future of National Libraries

3 February 2017

In my role as a member of the British Library Advisory Council, I was recently asked to present a few thoughts on how research infrastructure might change in response to the changing...

Towards a New History Lab for the Digital Past

20 January 2017

The text of a talk delivered at the launch of the Connected Histories held at the Intitute of Historical Research, London, on 31 March 2011. When the Institute of Historical Research...

Urbanism Kolkata Style

20 January 2017

I recently spent a week at a workshop in Kolkata organised by the British Library and the National Library of India, designed to lay the foundations for a project to digitise early...