- 021 808 3244Location:
Van der Sterr building, 2nd Floor, Room 2048
New digitisation and transcription techniques now allow historians access to large volumes of historical information, opening up opportunities to test new hypotheses or expose historical myths. Yet with big historical data also come big challenges. I discuss some of the exciting new research that economic and social historians of South Africa have been undertaking over the last few years, and invite statisticians and others to join forces.