WEEK THREE

Archives

How can historians encourage contextualized knowledge-generation in an increasingly digital age?

What is the importance of place-based knowledge?

How can historians demonstrate/convey this importance?

Considering the importance of place in data gathering, what are best practices for pursuing global history?

Can history be both globally focused and locally informed?

Can the digitization of archival resources be radicalized?

How can digitization work to either confront or enforce status quo systems of power?

Lara Putnam, “The Transnational and the Text-Searchable: Digitized Sources and the Shadows They Cast,” The American Historical Review, Volume 121, Issue 2, 1 April 2016, pp. 377–402.

Samantha Thompson, “Why Don’t Archvists Digitize Everything?” May 31, 2017.

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