The Future of Family History
October 10, 2022 7:15 PM - 9:30 PM
The meeting is over Zoom and begin at 7:15pm with the talk starting at 8pm.
Between 7:15 and 7:55 pm there will be breakout rooms.
The talk will look at the changing ways that we research our family history, from DNA to digital datasets, as well as the various ways that our approach to the past can help individuals, groups and communities – as well as ourselves – make better sense of the world around them.
Dr Nick Barratt is an author, broadcaster and historian best known for his work on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are. He is the Director of Learner and Discovery Services at the Open University, a teaching fellow at the University of Dundee and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His most recent publication, The Restless Kings, explores the reigns of Henry II, Richard I and John. Nick was the President of the Family History Federation (2011-21), current President of the Hampshire Genealogical Society, and sits on the Executive Committee of the Community Archives and Heritage Group.