Sunday, July 14, 2024

AI, History, and Historians: Opportunities in Higher Education

Share post:

Online: Join this panel discussion ‘AI, History, and Historians’ hosted by the Royal Historical Society (RHS) to explore the challenges and opportunities of AI and Generative AI for historians on Wednesday, July 17, from 6:30 PM to 8 PM GMT+5:30.

Event Details

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8 PM GMT+5:30
  • Location: Online Event
  • Tickets: Free (Booking essential)


Discussion Topics:

  • Challenges and opportunities of GenAI for historical teaching and assessment.
  • Implications for AI in the archives and for sources.
  • Histories of technological innovation and change.
  • Generational approaches and attitudes to AI among historians.
  • The role of learning technicians in supporting historians.
  • The ethics of AI for university teachers and students of history.

Format: Panel discussion followed by a Q&A session involving all attendees. Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance.

About the Event

This panel discussion brings together an international group of historians and digital specialists to consider the future of history in the age of AI. Speakers will reflect on the impact of Generative AI on historical research and teaching, current research on its implications, and how histories of previous technological changes can prepare us for the future.

Ai artificial intelligence


  • Jane Winters (Chair): Professor of Digital Humanities, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
  • Helen Hastie: Professor of Human-Robot Interaction, University of Edinburgh.
  • Matthew L. Jones: Smith Family Professor of History, Princeton University.
  • Anna-Maria Sichani: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Digital Humanities Research Hub, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Introduction by:

  • Dr. Adam Budd: University of Edinburgh, Secretary for Education, Royal Historical Society.

Additional Information

Resources: The Royal Historical Society has prepared a reading guide on the implications of AI for studying, teaching, and researching history and the humanities, available on their website.

Support RHS: The Royal Historical Society is a charitable organization supporting historians and history. For donations or membership, visit their website’s Support Us and Join Us pages.

Disclaimer: This article is intended for informational purposes only. Please confirm any changes or cancellations with the event organizer. All copyrights for images, videos, or audio (if any) used belong to their respective owners.

To feature your event in this section, please send us the event details via Email or visit our Contact page.

Related articles

Hyderabad: International Real Estate Expo 2024, Largest Stage is Set

Hyderabad: Discover premier international properties and luxury developments at the International Real Estate Expo (IREX) 2024. The event...

The Atlanta Street Wear Market Summer 2024: Two-Day Event

Atlanta, Georgia: The Southeast's premier streetwear expo returns for a two-day summer event, showcasing the best in streetwear...

Women Business Expo & Conferences Tampa 2024: June 30, Sunday

Tampa, Florida: On Sunday, June 30, women entrepreneurs and business leaders will converge at the Hilton Tampa Airport...

Revolution 2024 Summit: Teaching and Learning with AI

Mark your calendars for an enlightening event as the Learning Revolution presents its first conference on "Teaching and...