The Bottom Line: The Value of Business Archives for Research
Date: Friday 27 Jan 2012
Venue: James Callaghan Lecture Theatre, Swansea University
Archives & Records Council Wales and The Richard Burton Archives present a one day workshop. Kindly supported by the Economic History Society.
10.00-10.45 am Registration and coffee : James Callaghan Foyer
10.45 am Welcome by Charlotte Hodgson, Chair of ARCW: Archifau Cymru Archives Wales : Lecture Theatre
11.00 am Speaker session 1: Lecture Theatre Chair: TBC
‘'A Real Victory: The First of its kind since 1926': Employer archives on the Emlyn Strike of 1934'
Dr Quentin Outram, Director of Learning and Teaching for Economics (Leeds University Business School)
11.45 am Panel session: Lecture Theatre Chair: TBC
‘Perspectives on Business Archives’
Professor Trevor Boyns (Cardiff Business School)
Dr Valerie Johnson (The National Archives)
Stacy Capner (Swansea University)
12:45 pm Lunch and ‘Meet the Archivists’ session : Foyer and Conference Room
2.00 pm Speaker session 2: Lecture Theatre Chair: TBC
‘An Embarrassment of Riches: Approaches to the Quantitative Analysis of British Shipping’
Richard Haines (Swansea University)
2.45 pm Speaker session 3: Lecture Theatre Chair: TBC
‘Putting Humpty together again: Reconstructing supply chain information from copper business archives'
Dr Tehmina Goskar, Research officer on the ESRC-funded Global and Local Worlds of Welsh Copper Project (until September 2011)
3.30 pm Close and round up: Lecture Theatre
3.45 pm Refreshments and ‘Meet the Archivists’ session: Foyer and Conference Room
Titles of papers, and chairs for sessions to be confirmed