Events in 2013
Howard Berry (University of Hertfordshire)
Howard has conducted extensive oral history research into the various studios around Elstree, highlighting especially the many ‘hidden’ professions involved, to be found at http://theelstreeproject.org/
20 November, Windsor Building, Room 1-05
Dr. Graham Smith (Department of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Dr. Smith is an expert in oral history and member of the Centre for the Study of Body and Material Culture. He is currently working on reconstructions of past surgical techniques.
13 November, 5pm. Windsor Building, Room 1-05
Vanessa Jackson (Birmingham City University / Royal Holloway, University of London)
Vanessa will present her work as curator of the www.pebblemill.org site which brings a new approach to linking those who worked at the now-demolished BBC Birmingham studios and involving them in the activity of building a collective archive, including interviews and reconstructions of working methods.
16 October, 5pm. Windsor Building, Room 1-04