Horrific wounds from new technological advances such as shrapnel and machine guns meant that over 41,000 men in the British Armed Forces alone lost at least one limb as a result of injuries gained during the First World War. For… Read More ›
What is the future of printed media? Special Collections (with an apologetic nod to Radio 4) takes The Long View!
The University’s Development and Alumni Office is staging a panel debate on 4 March examining the future of printed media. The panel – to be chaired by journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil – will consider the current trends in digital… Read More ›
Special Collections are intrigued and excited to be part of Culture Hack 2012, a 24-hour event that ‘…challenges designers, technologists and artists to make innovative new culture-related projects…’ The event theme is Data, Sound + Vision and we are contributing scrapbook images and listings of poems from the papers… Read More ›
Over the past month, we have welcomed to our Searchroom David Singerman, a PhD student, all the way from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has joined the Centre for Business History in Scotland as an Associate Visiting Researcher and has… Read More ›