BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//SWW DTP Studentship - ECPv5.8.1//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:SWW DTP Studentship X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for SWW DTP Studentship BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Europe/London BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 TZNAME:BST DTSTART:20200329T010000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:GMT DTSTART:20201025T010000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201202T120000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201202T133000 DTSTAMP:20210727T123930 CREATED:20201110T150619Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201110T151140Z SUMMARY:Training strand A: Archives: What you need to know as a PGR DESCRIPTION:Dr Claire Siviter\, University of Bristol \nThis session is designed to cover the ropes of using archives during your PhD\, allowing you to make the most of your archival research\, both now and in the future. We’ll cover four principal topics: an introduction to some useful theory about the archive and its holdings; preparing for the trip(s) to the archives; working onsite\, including taking good notes and photos; and how to use the sources you’ve gathered\, both in your PhD and further down the line. At the end of the session\, there will also be time for Q+A’s. \nI am a theatre historian working on the longer French Revolutionary period (c. 1789-1815). Archival research in France and the UK was a central part of my AHRC-funded PhD and as a postdoc I worked on a digital humanities project that drew on the holdings of French\, Belgian\, Italian\, and German archives. \n—————————————————- \nFollowing Claire’s session\, Kevin Passmore of Cardiff University will host a short session on the Archives nationales in Paris. \nKevin Passmore\, Cardiff University \nThe Archives nationales\, situated at various sites in Paris\, conserve the archives of the French state along with those of many private persons of national interest. Besides the technical and legal work of conserving valuable documents (increasingly in electronic form) they promote public understanding of French history and culture since the medieval period. In recent years\, the archivists have played a significant role\, for instance\, in commemorating the Great War\, in opening up archives on the occupation\, the Holocaust and decolonisation. They organise physical and online exhibitions and conferences (most recently on policing in the Enlightenment) and performance art\, along with hackathons to encourage software innovation. In other words\, they cater for a wide reange of skills and interests\, not only useful for a career in research\, but in many other domains. \n The Archives nationales are very keen to host placements for doctoral students. They will direct you towards work in conformity with the expectations of the DTP and of your own competences. It is\, for instance\, possible to work on classification of documents and the writing of research instruments and on specific projects related to your own research. According to your interests and requirements\, they will initiate you into the secrets of their various departments – management of collections\, conservation workshops\, advice to researchers\, media activities and so on. URL: LOCATION:Online\, Online END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR