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Philosophies of History at University of Leeds

We’re pleased to circulate the following announcement of a series of informal seminars at on the philosophy of history at the University of Leeds. The programme for the year is available here.  

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Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.

Following on from Tuesday’s opening presentation, Dr. Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo and Dr. Jamie Wood repeated their introduction to Xerte, its potential and its positive reception so far – to learn more about this, please take a look at my previous … Continue reading

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Project reports submitted to HEA and JISC

I’ve spent a few days writing and revising the final reports for the following e-learning projects which we’ve been involved in over the past year: Making Digital History, funded by the HEA/JISC Digital Literacies in the Disciplines funding programme (report here); T&L: … Continue reading

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Using YouTube to teach ancient identities

What do modern Goths have to do with ancient and medieval ones? In the Autumn semester last year, the students on my third year module in History at the University of Lincoln, The Goths: Barbarians through History?, took a closer look … Continue reading

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Making Digital History – an (accidental update)

Last week, after misreading an email from the excellent Terry McAndrew (@TerryTechdis) at the HEA/JISC, I accidentally produced a short interim report on the wrong project! In the spirit of not wasting what I’d written, it’s reproduced in part here: … Continue reading

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