The County Societies Symposium

The County Societies Symposium


13 September    
All day


Senate House, University of London
Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

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There will be opportunity for discussion around the theme of “Putting the message across: where do we go from here?”.Sessions and speakers include:

Record Publishing: Where do we go from here?

John Chandler (VCH Gloucestershire/Wiltshire Record Society) ‘Stuck in a Groove? What future for the traditional record society?; Paul Dryburgh (The National Archives) ‘Aspects of editing local records’; Adam Chapman (VCH) ‘Surveying the present: what are local societies doing?’

Open Access

Peter Mandler (President, RHS) ‘What are the latest developments in Open Access?’; Jane Winters (IHR) title tbc;

Digital Publishing

Catherine Clarke (University of Southampton) ‘City Witness, Medieval Swansea: Creating and using a digital resource’; Jane Golding (English Heritage/BALH) ‘Social media tools for publishing and sharing’.