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Citizen Beta: a Short Long History of Civic Tech

29 May 2018 - 19:00 pm - 23:00 pm

Newspeak House, 133 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DG

When you hear words like civic tech and open data, we tend to think about shiny websites and csv downloads. But there is nothing necessarily modern or digital about civic tech.

Citizen Beta, History & Policy and mySociety have worked together to bring you historians with perspectives from different points in history where technology has changed the relationship between the citizen and the state.

For more details, speakers and to sign up, see Citizen Beta's signup page.


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Organiser:
Citizen Beta
Speakers:

Dr Christine Plastow, Lecturer in Classical Studies, Open University

Dr Sara Barker, Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of Leeds

Dr Anton Howes, Lecturer in Economic History, King's College London

When:

19:00 pm - 23:00 pm

Location:
Newspeak House, 133 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DG
Admission:
Booking:
Audience:
Open
Contact Email:
historyandpolicy@kcl.ac.uk
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H&P is an expanding Partnership based at King's College London and the University of Cambridge, and additionally supported by the University of Bristol, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Leeds, the Open University, and the University of Sheffield.

We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of more than 500 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists.

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