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RESAW seminar

School of Advanced Study (University of London)

Thursday, 4 December 2014 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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The second seminar organised under the auspices of RESAW (A Research Infrastructure for the Study of Archived Web Materials). The seminar will showcase projects being developed jointly as part of the network, as well as tools, methods and projects deployed by individual network members. It will be preceded by a public, one-day conference examining 'Web archives as big data', on Wednesday 3 December (see to register for this additional event).

Please note that attendance at the RESAW seminar is restricted to members of the network.


9.30  Registration

10.00 – Welcome (Professor Lawrence Goldman, Director, Institute of Historical Research)

10.05 – Update on progress of RESAW activities, including lobbying (Niels Brügger)

10.30  Status updates on pilot projects

                Archiving the .eu top level domain (Ditte Laursen/Helen Hockx-Yu)

                National web spheres within the European Union (Niels Brügger)

                The Eurovision Song Contest (Eld Zierau)

                The history of commemoration on the web (Jane Winters)

11.30 – Tea/coffee

12.00  Project presentation The ALEXANDRIA project (Elena Demidova)

12.30 – The June 2015 conference (various) 

12.45 Discussion: possible new activities

1.30  Horizon 2020 and innovation (Niels Brügger)


1.45 – Lunch

2.45 Project presentation  Thoughts on tools for selecting and isolating (Niels Brügger, Ulrich Have and Janne Nielsen)

3.15 Project presentation  French Web90 project (Heritage, Memories and History of the Web in the 90s in France) (led by Valérie Schafer)

3.45  Public engagement with web archives: the Being Human Festival (Jane Winters)

4.00 – Tea/coffee

4.15  Discussion: how to proceed in 2015

5.00 – Close

Do you have questions about RESAW seminar? Contact School of Advanced Study (University of London)

When & Where

Wolfson Conference Suite
Institute of Historical Research
University of London
WC1E 7HU Senate House
United Kingdom

Thursday, 4 December 2014 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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