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UCLDH5: The First Susan Hockey Lecture in Digital Humanities

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:11:13 +0000

The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities was founded in 2010, and to celebrate the achievements of the centre over the last five years we are launching a named lecture series, The Susan Hockey Lecture in Digital Humanities. We are especially pleased to announce that Professor Susan Hockey will be giving the inaugural lecture. Digital Humanities: Perspectives […]

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Upcoming talks in the UCLDH Seminar Series

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:30:15 +0000

We have some great talks coming up this term as part of our seminar series.  Please do join us, all welcome! Registration is required. Wednesday 28th January 2015 5.30pm, G31 Foster Court Professor Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research: Big data for humanities research: from digging into the parliamentary record to exploring the UK Web […]

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Decoding Digital Humanities London - March 2015

Start: Mar 4, 2015 6:00:00 PM

This month we read: Ramsay, S. (2012)​. Programming with Humanists: Reflections on Raising an Army of Hacker-Scholars in the Digital Humanities​. In Hirsch, B.D. (ed.), Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics. 

Image Sets under Directional Lighting: A Richer Representation of Cultural Heritage Objects

Start: Mar 11, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Normals Chopin
In this UCLDH Seminar talk, Lindsay MacDonald will discuss dome illumination systems and their use in the digitisation and display of cultural heritage objects. With a camera on a copystand one obtains a single image of an object with a fixed (usually diffuse) lighting geometry. In a dome illumination system, however, the same camera can be used to capture many different images in pixel register, each illuminated from a different direction.

The Antikythera Mechanism: A Personal Journey of Discovery

Start: Mar 25, 2015 5:30:00 PM

Antikythera Mechanism
The Antikythera Mechanism is an ancient Greek astronomical calculating machine of remarkable sophistication. As part of an international team of scientists, Dr Tony Freeth has been a central part of research on the Antikythera Mechanism over the last fifteen years. It has been an extraordinary journey of discovery, which has led to a revolution in our understanding of the device. It is a landmark in the history of science and technology and one of the true wonders of the ancient world.
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