Bentham Project

News and Events

  • The May 2016 issue of the Royal Historical Society newsletter carries news of Transcribe Bentham's role in the READ project.  The article explains the potential of Handwritten Text Recognition technology and suggests how it could help our volunteers to decipher Bentham's handwriting.   
  • Dr Louise Seaward will be giving a paper on 17 May at the Institute of Historical Research as part of the Archives and Society seminar series.  The paper will discuss Transcribe Bentham's place in the READ project.  This project will develop tools and technologies to improve access to archival documents.  
  • Professor Philip Schofield will travel to the University of Macau, China in April 2016.  Professor Schofield will give two papers at the Centre for Law Studies: 'Bentham on Codification' and 'Utilitarianism from Locke to Sidgwick'.  

See previous news and events in our archive.