UCLDH Seminar Series: Geopolitical diversity in Digital Humanities: how can we make it happen?
Speaker: Isabel Galina Russell, Researcher, Institute for Bibliographic Studies, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Friday 9 October 2015
G24, Arts and Humanities Common Room Foster Court, 5.30pm
In this talk Isabel Galina Russell will outline the main challenges involved in creating a truly global Digital Humanities community with active participation from a broad range of countries and languages. Drawing on her experience in establishing the Red de Humanidades Digitales (RedHD), she will discuss the importance of geopolitics in Digital Humanities and the way in which the Digital Humanities are particularly equipped to address issues such multilingualism, multiculturalism, publishing models and dissemination, validation and knowledge construction, community building and collaborative projects.
All welcome and there will be drinks and discussion after the talk. Please note that registration is required.