Social Media & the Historian

 

Email info@iaph.ie to sign up

This workshop focuses on social media and the historian, in particular historians’ use of social media to engage with the public, when teaching and in the practice of history itself.

The workshop will be held in Room T204, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick on Saturday 5 March 2016 (http://www.mic.ul.ie/visitors/Pages/directionstomic.aspx)

The event is free of charge, but it is essential that participants register in advance at info@iaph.ie . Registration is open to members now and open to all from 1 February. 

This event is sponsored by the Centre for Teaching and Learning, Mary Immaculate College (@CTLMIC)

For further information contact one of the organisers:

Dr Liam Chambers (Liam.Chambers@mic.ul.ie)

Dr Paul O’Brien (Paul.OBrien@mic.ul.ie).

 

Programme:

10.30-11.30

Welcome

Session 1 on Doing History with Social Media

Dr Karl Whitney (karlwhitney.com)

Dr Aidan Kane (Department of Economics, NUI Galway & duanaire.ie)

 

11.30-12.00

Coffee

 

12.00-13.00

Session 2 on Teaching

Dr Kevin O’Sullivan (Department of History, NUI Galway)

Dr Jennifer Redmond (Departmet of History, Maynooth University)

 

13.00-14.00

Lunch

 

14.00-15.00

Session 3 on Public Engagement and Profile

Dr Jason McElligott (Keeper, Marsh’s Library, Dublin)

Emma Gilleece BA MA MUBC (Architectural Historian, Deputy Editor @archireland and Chair, Limerick History 2020)

 

15.00-15.30

Roundtable Discussion

 

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