Event title:

Archives for Student Research Projects

Event details

Event details

Thursday, 25th February 2021
11:00 - 12:00
  Archives for Student Research Projects     UG/PG  

Event description

Event description

Workshop description

This course explores what archival resources are available for research projects. It provides an introduction to archive collections held at Hull History Centre, and explores their potential research themes and uses.

The following broad themes are covered:

  • Business and commerce
  • Charity
  • Criminality
  • Creativity and writing
  • Diversity
  • Education
  • Landscapes, boundaries and architecture
  • Leisure and sport
  • Physical and mental health
  • Politics
  • Protest and campaigning
  • Religious communities
  • Seafaring
  • War and conflict
  • Women

This course consists of asynchronous content to be worked through independently and is supported with a live discussion session.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify the types of archival material available for research
  • Discuss potential research topics based on the collections at Hull History Centre
  • Incorporate archival resources into the design of dissertations or research projects

Who this workshop is for

Foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate students who are required or intending to use archival resources during their studies. It would be of particular benefit to students planning a dissertation or significant research project.

Course structure

This workshop runs over several days. Please see the course structure table below.



Monday 22nd February-Wednesday 24th February

Work through asynchronous content and prepare discussion points for live session

Thursday 25th February, 11.00-12.00

Live discussion session on Teams


This workshop is run by an Archivist from the Hull University Archives Team.



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