23 March 2016

Information History: Perspectives and Prospects | CILIP Library & Information History Group Annual Conference 2016

By Dr Kerry Smith

Information History: Perspectives and Prospects | CILIP Library & Information History Group Annual Conference 2016

Date: Friday, 6 May 2016

Organized by: CILIP Library and Information History Group (LIHG)

Venue: CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals), 7 Ridgmount Street, London, England

Conference Conveners: Alistair Black, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Monica Blake, Blake Information

Keynote Address: Martin Campbell-Kelly (University of Warwick) | Victorian Data Processing

Invited Address: Toni Weller (Visiting Research Fellow, De Montfort University) | Cambridge Women as Objects of Information, 1870-1920

Speakers:

  • John Crawford
  • Graham Jefcoate
  • Anna Hampson Lundh, Mats Dolatkhah and Louise Limberg
  • Ilkka Mäkinen
  • Deborah Mogg
  • Christina Vouvaki-Manousaki and Panorea Gaitanou
  • Steve Witt

Programme Agenda

9.15 Registration

9.40 Radical Readers and Global Surveillance: Books, Libraries, and the Information Networks of the Imperial Russian Secret Police | Steve Witt

10.10 Discipline and Technology of Reading in the 20th Century | Ilkka Mäkinen

10.40 Pre-digital Information Literacy: An Historical Perspective on Information Seeking in Educational Contexts | Anna Hampson Lundh, Mats Dolatkhah and Louise Limberg

11.10 Refreshments

11.40 Keynote Address – Victorian Data Processing | Martin Campbell-Kelly

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Invited Address – Cambridge Women as Objects of Information, 1870-1920 | Toni Weller

14.20 Scotland as the European Home of Information Ideologies? | John Crawford

14.50 Knowledge Transfer in the High Enlightenment: The Example of Göttingen University Library | Graham Jefcoate

15.20 Refreshments

15.40 H. E. Bliss and the Orderly Cosmos | Deborah Mogg

16.10 Museum Libraries History – The Greek Reality: Information Dissemination within the Museum Context | Christina Vouvaki-Manousaki and Panorea Gaitanou

16.40 Closing Remarks

Further Details and Booking Form

Library History, Library history, Preservation, Rare books and manuscripts, United Kingdom, CILIP, Library and Information History Group, LIHG

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