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

Recurring events include the UCLDH Seminar and the Susan Hockey Lecture 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

Crowdsourcing and commentary with IIIF and W3C web annotations

Start: Oct 18, 2017 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 18, 2017 6:30:00 PM

The rapid adoption of the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) by institutions worldwide means that millions of digital objects (comprising billions of images) are exposed to the web using a standard that allows people to make statements about them, in the form of annotations. We can consume the source material for research and crowdsourcing in standards-compliant tools, and share the output from this work as interoperable W3C annotations. 

Bentham Hackathon

Start: Oct 20, 2017 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 22, 2017 6:00:00 PM

UCL have teamed up with IBM to hack the writings of the philosopher and social reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). Bentham wrote on a vast array of subjects including democratic reform, religion, crime and economics and his ideas on education inspired the founders of UCL.