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Home Truths

November 20, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

There are secrets and discoveries to be made in every family’s history and thanks to the growth in digital resources, it’s now easier than ever to uncover these hidden pasts. ‘Home Truths’ is an opportunity for people researching their past to meet and discuss family history with academics and archivists working in this field. At the event you can explore how the digital revolution is reshaping family research and how we write family history.

Combining a panel discussion and workshop, ‘Home Truths’ also considers the ethics of family history: what responsibilities do we have to protect the wishes of our ancestors? How should we handle secrets that former generations sought to keep hidden? In family history we’re all specialists with much to learn from one another.

This event is organised by the Institute of Historical Research with the London Metropolitan Archives.

In partnership with

London Metropolitan Archives

Contact email address

gemma.dormer@sas.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes


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Date:
November 20
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.history.ac.uk/events/home-truths-a-panel-and-workshop-family-history

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There are secrets and discoveries in every family's history. 'Home Truths' is a chance for people researching their past to meet and discuss family history. We'll explore why we're so interested in unexpected discoveries and the ethics of family history when secrets are uncovered.
Is booking required?
Yes
Contact email address
gemma.dormer@sas.ac.uk
Event partners
London Metropolitan Archives
Region
London
City/town
London
Accessibility information
For accessibility information please contact the venue.
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Roman Kraft, Unsplash

Venue

London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Rd, Clerkenwell
London, London EC1R 0HB United Kingdom
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For accessibility information please contact the venue.
Phone:
0207 332 3851
Website:
https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/london-metropolitan-archives/Pages/default.aspx