Twitter, academia and me

by Laura O’Brien (University of Sunderland – @lrbobrien) see author bio below — A couple of weeks ago a colleague and I were talking about small group seminars, and how to keep them ‘fresh’. As we swapped tips and discussed past successes and failures, I mentioned a similar conversation that had taken place on Twitter a […]

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Why blog about academic history?

by Dr Will Pooley (Past and Present Fellow, IHR; Oxford) — The question is almost as old as academic blogs themselves. (For instance: I like Helen Roger’s explanation of why she blogs about nineteenth-century prisons (http://bit.ly/Zqpzh9) and I also learned a lot from this mini-history of history blogging from the American Historical Association: http://bit.ly/1o97IY2.) In […]

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