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Thursday, June 2, 2016 -
09:30 to 10:30
Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Join us for another insightful Digital Humanities Breakfast. Come along and enjoy food and fascinating lightning talks from academics and researchers working in the Digital Humanities at Oxford. Speakers: Dr...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter are hugely popular in modern life and bring many benefits. However they also risk ‘digital wildfires’ in which provocative content...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 -
11:00 to 12:30
Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Would you like to set up your own crowdsourcing project? It's easy! All you need are a few sample images* and some ideas about the kinds of data you would...
Friday, May 27, 2016 -
15:30 to 16:30
Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
Admission: free Booking: registration is not necessary but is advisable to ensure your place Data, long understood as essential evidence for scholarship, are now viewed as products to be shared,...
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:00
Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
Learn about new digital tools for humanities research and build your own virtual workspace for viewing books and manuscripts from libraries around the world in this short talk and workshop...
Thursday, May 26, 2016 -
10:00 to 13:00
Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities (ground floor), Woodstock Road
Introduction to Writing Interactive Fiction. Stories that allow the reader to make choices are a powerful artform in their own right, creating a dialogue between reader and creator. We’ll start...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building
Text Analysis Masterclass: "How do we control what we measure using quantitative text analysis methods? Dr Ben Lauderdale from the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
Is crowdsourcing a viable tool for literary historians and critics to use in their research? How might the fruits of crowdsourced projects be used for both close and ‘distant’ reading...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (All day)
Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
The Wellcome Trust will visit Oxford on 17 May 2016 to talk about research funding opportunities across the Humanities and Social Science funding schemes. Established academics to early-career researchers from...
Sunday, May 15, 2016 -
13:30 to 18:30
Faculty of Music, St Aldates, Oxford
When the Elizabethan gentleman John Sadler sat down to copy his music partbooks - adorned with elaborate initials, colourful inscriptions and charming pictures of birds, animal and plants - little...