Symposium: Aris's Birmingham Gazette

Symposium: Aris's Birmingham Gazette

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Library of Birmingham

Broad Street


B1 2EA

United Kingdom

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This event is in celebration of the release of Aris's Birmingham Gazette on the National Newspaper Archive

About this event

This event is part of Birmingham Heritage Week


1300-1330 Registration, tea and coffee

1320-1330 Welcome

Session One: CONTEXTUALIZING Aris’s Birmingham Gazette

1330-1350: Malcolm Dick (University of Birmingham): Diversity in Birmingham as recorded in Aris’s

1350-1410: Caroline Archer (Birmingham City University): Printing and the printed word in Birmingham

1410-1430: Dave Harte (Birmingham City University): Tracing the history of Birmingham’s press: from local to hyperlocal

1430-1445 Q+A

1445-1500 tea and coffee break

Session Two: USING Aris’s Birmingham Gazette

1500-1520: Lucy Angus (Library of Birmingham): Digitizing Aris’s Birmingham Gazette

1520-1540: Peter Allen (Independent Researcher): Search methods for accessing Aris’s Birmingham Gazette

1540-1555: Q+A

1655-1600: Comfort break

Session Three: MINING Aris’s Birmingham Gazette

1615-1715: Panel discussion with Kate Croft, Ginny Harley, Elaine Mitchell, Malcolm Dick

1730-1930: Drinks reception

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