AHRC Digital Transformations

Projects of Interest

  • Claim a Convict
    a service enabling those researching the same convict ancestors to contact each other
  • Convict Voyages
    The Carceral Archipelago: a global history of convicts and penal colonies
  • Exploring the history of prisoner health
    Prisoners, medical care and entitlement to health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000
  • Lives of the First World War
    Piecing together the Life Stories of more than 8 million men and women who made a contribution during the First World War
    interdisciplinary network of scholars in Law, Crime and History
  • The Carceral Archipelago
    Leicester-based project studying relationships between convict transportation and penal settlements and colonies, and other forms of unfree labour and migration
  • The Old Bailey Corpus
    A linguistic corpus based on the Proceedings of the Old Bailey
  • The Prosecution Project
    The Prosecution Project is investigating the history of the criminal trial in Australia.
  • The St. John's Cemetery Project
    Biographical database of the oldest surviving European cemetery in Australia
  • Transcribe Bentham
    An online initiative to transcribe the manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham from the archives of University College London
  • Translating Penal Cultures
    research network of scholars working on institutions of confinement, practices of crime control, and penal cultures in a number of countries