Exploration of digital ideas is an important part of our archival work. The Annual Digital Lecture offers the opportunity to hear from a leading speaker on a topic related to digital research, along with a poster exhibition showcasing the innovative digital work taking place at The National Archives. You can see our 2020 staff research poster exhibition here.
Our 2021 speaker will be announced soon.
2020: Carly Kind, ‘The death of anonymity in the age of identity’. You can listen to the audio recording of the online event here.
2019: Safiya Noble, ‘Algorithms of Oppression’. You can watch a video from the event here.
2018: Luciano Floridi, University of Oxford, ‘Semantic Capital: what it is and how to protect it’. This lecture was not recorded.