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We turn five!

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:37:08 +0000

Five years ago, we were in the final run up to the official launch of UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, at an event that happened in May 2010. And such a lot has happened since then! We’ve worked on a range of projects, from helping sort out linguistic issues with domain names and how best […]

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PanoptiCam launched

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:56:14 +0000

  PanoptiCam is a new project running a surveillance camera on Jeremy Bentham’s cabinet in the university’s South Cloisters: Seeing Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon can evoke a wide array of emotions from surprise and shock to mirth. PanoptiCam captures people’s reaction using a webcam mounted above the auto-icon, with the camera feed posted to our website […]

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Events

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The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities contributes to and holds a variety of events.

Recurring events include the UCLDH Seminar series. Our events are primarily advertised right here on this page, which is syndicated in an RSS feed, but also on our DH Blog, on Twitter, and via our mailing list

Archive of Programme

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Digital Linguists' Network: Wikis, languages and crowdsourcing

Start: May 8, 2013 5:15:00 PM
End: May 8, 2013 6:15:00 PM

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This first session of the Digital Linguists' Network (so called because it is at the intersection between digital humanities and languages) will be on wikis, languages and crowdsourcing and will focus on The Norwegian Wiki and Bridge to China.

Decoding Digital Humanities London

Start: May 8, 2013 6:00:00 PM

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This month's reading: Vinopal J and McCormick M (2013) Supporting Digital Scholarship in Research Libraries: Scalability and Sustainability.

"The area told as a story. An inquiry into the relationship between verbal and map-based expressions of geographical information"

Start: May 16, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: May 16, 2013 6:30:00 PM

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A talk by Oyvind Eide, Unit for Digital Documentation, University of Oslo.

Geographia, Chorographia, and the Prehistory of Modern Geography: Unravelling the Geographike Hyphegesis of Claudius Ptolemy 

Start: May 20, 2013 5:30:00 PM

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Dr Leif Isaksen, University of Southampton

Digital Excursion: Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Start: May 23, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: May 23, 2013 7:00:00 PM

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The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) will be hosting this digital excursion, showing off how they use computing and mathematical analysis for mapping and understanding spatial systems. There will be short talks and workshops led by researchers in a variety of areas including the internet of things, networks, virtual cities and literary geographies, and demonstrations of CASA's exhibits "Pigeon Sim" (using an XBox Kinect to "fly around" a virtual London) and "The London Data Table" (showing realtime data feeds from all over the city). This will lead into an informal discussion over drinks, until the event closes.
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