Please note: we are making every effort to ensure that listings are up to date and accurate, but in these uncertain times it is always worth double checking with organisers to ensure that events are going ahead as advertised.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

History in the Making: Archiving 2020 for the Future

19 November, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is an online event.

Come along to this event which is bringing together projects and organisations that have begun work to archive key events in 2020, such as the COVID-19 lockdown and Black Lives Matter. With five flash talks from speakers representing a variety of exciting and interesting projects, this session will showcase responses to the events of 2020. There will also be a Q&A for people to get involved and ask questions about capturing history for the future.

Speakers will include:
Jason Webber, UK Web Archive, British Library (Chair)
Fiona Courage, Mass Observation
Rhoda Boateng, Black Cultural Archives
Julia Alcamo, All We Have: Stories from the Pandemic
Brendan Cormier, V&A
Will Massa, BFI

This event is part of the series ‘History Day 2020’ organised by Senate House Library and the School of Advanced Study.

In partnership with


Contact email address

Booking required?


Book your tickets


19 November, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Categories:
, ,


Online: Senate House Library
Malet Street
London, London WC1E 7HU United Kingdom
Accessibility information
Please contact the organiser directly for more information.
020 7862 8417


Is booking required?
If your event is part of a series, please put the series title here
History Day 2020
Contact email address
Event partners
Accessibility information
Please contact the organiser directly for more information.
Image copyright information
Image by kind permission of Shane Griffiths, photographer

Accessibility information: if you have any questions, queries or requests please contact the event organiser directly.