Wednesday, 14 June

Senate House

Thursday

Friday

9:00

Arrival/Registration     Full programme  Abstracts      #WAweek2017

9:30

Opening remarks (Chancellor’s Hall): Jane Winters & Nicholas Taylor

9:45

Opening plenary (Chancellor’s Hall), Chair: Nicholas Taylor

Leah Lievrouw: Web history and the landscape of communication/media research

10:45

Break
Track 1   Track 2
SESSION 1A: Room 349
Chair: Peter Webster
  SESSION 1B: Chancellor’s Hall
Chair: Marie Chouleur

11:15

Valérie Schafer & Francesca Musiani:
Do web archives have politics?
11:15 Jefferson Bailey: Advancing access and interface for research use of web archives
 SLIDES

11:35

Richard Deswarte: What can web link analysis reveal about the nature and rise of Euroscepticism in the UK?
  SLIDES
11:45

Panel: Internet and web histories
Chair: Niels Brügger
Marc Weber: A Common language  PAPER
Steve Jones: Reviving PLATO: methods and challenges of pre-internet archival research  PAPER
Jane Winters: Demonstrating the value of Internet and web histories  PAPER

12:05

Tatjana Seitz: Digital desolation

12:25

Ralph Schroeder: Web archives and theories of the web

12:45

Lunch (with wine reception to mark the launch of Internet Histories, sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

SESSION 2A: Room 349
Chair: Ralph Schroeder
  SESSION 2B: Chancellor’s Hall
Chair: Tom Storrar

13:45

Peter Webster: Utopia, dystopia and Christian ethics: early religious understandings of the web
 RECORDING

13:45

Philip Webster, Claire Newing, Paul Clough & Gianluca Demartini: A temporal exploration of the composition of the UK Government Web Archive 
 SLIDES

14:15

Sally Chambers, Peter Mechant, Sophie Vandepontseele & Nadège Isbergue: Aanslagen, Attentats, Terroranschläge: developing a special collection for the academic study of the archived web related to the Brussels terrorist attacks in March 2016

14:15

Caroline Nyvang, Thomas Hvid Kromann & Eld Zierau: Capturing the web at large -ne a critique of current web citation practices
 PAPER

14:35

Lucien Castex: The web as a memorial: real-time commemoration of the November 2015 Paris attacks on Twitter

14:40

Andrew Jackson: The web archive and the catalogue
 BLOG POST & SLIDES

14:55

Gareth Millward: Lessons from ‘Lessons from failure with the UK Web Archive’ – the MMR crisis, 1998-2010
 PAPER

15:00

Nicola Bingham: Resource not in archive: understanding the behaviour, borders and gaps of Web Archive Collections
 SLIDES

15:15

Break

15:20 Break
SESSION 3A: Room 349
Chair: Jonathan Blaney
  SESSION 3B: Chancellor’s Hall
Chair: Jason Webber
WorkshopRoom 243

15:45

Chris Wemyss: Tracing the virtual community of Hong Kong Britons through the archived web

15:45

Brendan Power & Svenja Kunze: The 1916 Easter Rising Web Archive Project
SLIDES & PAPER
Emily Maemura, Christoph Becker & Ian Milligan: Data, process, and results: Connecting web archival research elements

16:05

David Geiringer & James Baker: The home computer and networked technology: encounters in the Mass Observation Project archive, 1991-2004
 SLIDES

16:05

Maria Ryan: The National Library of Ireland – ‘Remembering 1916, Recording 2016’
SLIDES

16:30

Ian Milligan & Matthew Weber:
Archives Unleashed: presentation of projects

Chancellor’s Hall

17:00

Close

British Library Knowledge Centre

18:00

Arrival

18:30

Digital Conversations at the BL
Web Archives: truth, lies and politics in the 21st century
Chair: Eliane Glaser
Panellists: Jane Winters, Valérie Schafer, Jefferson Bailey and Andrew Jackson 

20:30

Reception

21:30

End