In this post, Katie Tindle of SRHE shares some behind-the-scenes insights of academic conference organising, in particular the process of choosing a conference format which works.
In this post Lee Smith reflects on the experience of attending the same conference twelve years apart and the high and low points of online versus in person conferences and symposia.
In this post, Geoff Lewis explores some of the challenges that online conferences have posed for the research community as well as the possibilities these virtual events present for the future.
In this post Bing Lu contemplates the new framework of power constituted in online conferences and calls to all conference community members to consider creative ways of practicing inclusive conferencing online.
In this post Kristy Kelly explains the value of using feminist frameworks as face-to-face gatherings move online.
In this post Mareike Smolka reflects back over a series of online conferences during 2020, arguing that digital environments offer opportunities for deepening connections.
In this post, Ole B. Jensen ponders on the capacity of disruptive events such as pandemics and natural disasters to re-think our understanding of social orders – including conferences.
In this post Gail Morton wonders if a successful academic conference experience begins (in part at least) with the attendee’s state of mind.
In a time where question marks hover around the value of traditional scholarly conferences, AskHistorians are experimenting with new modes of gathering that more fully engage the potential of digital events.