Profiling Irish Crime in London, 1801-1820

British History in the Long eighteenth century seminar 24 October 2012 Adam Crymble (King’s College, London University) Profiling Irish Crime in London, 1801-1820 Through a combination of close and distant reading of the online Old Bailey Proceedings in conjunction...

Digital landscapes and Archaeology

Digital History Digital landscapes and Archaeology Peter Rauxloh (Museum of London Archaeology) 6 December 2011 Internationally known as a leading expert on using databases in archaeology, the Museum of London’s Peter Rauxloh is the perfect person to talk about...

The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Digital History seminar 21 February 2012 Magnus Huber (Giessen) The Old Bailey Corpus: Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries   The Old Bailey Proceedings Online is a heavily used resource by historians of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries who want to...

Text Mining the Old Bailey Proceedings

Digital History 14 June 2011 Professor Tim Hitchcock (Hertfordshire) Text Mining the Old Bailey Proceedings The Old Bailey Online is probably one of the most successful web-based projects produced in Britain thus far.  Based on the proceedings from London’s central...

Live streaming Digital History seminars

Yesterday was the first Digital History seminar this term and, as what has become a continuing thread for many of the papers, the focus was again on the Old Bailey Proceedings.  However, this time the topic was rather different – at least from an historian’s...