UCL Centre for Digital Humanities


UCLDH Seminar 2014-15

During the academic year 2014-15, the following seminars were held at UCLDH:

Term One

Thur, 20 Nov 2014: Scalpels and magic wands. From the physical world of book conservation to the magic of Digital Humanities
Speaker: Alberto Campagnolo, Book conservator, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana.
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm
Wed, 26 Nov 2014: Image Aesthetics: From Philosophical to Computational Exploration
Speaker: Cristina Amati, Department of Computer Science, UCL
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm
Wed, 3 Dec 2014: Illuminating the Herculaneum Papyri with New Digital Imaging Techniques
Speaker: Dr. Kathryn E. Piquette, Cologne Center for eHumanities, Universität zu Köln
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm

Term Two

Weds, 28 Jan 2015: Big data for humanities research: from digging into the parliamentary record to exploring the UK Web Archive 
Speaker: Professor Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm
Weds, 11 Mar 2015: Image Sets under Directional Lighting: A Richer Representation of Cultural Heritage Objects
Speaker: Lindsay MacDonald,3DIMPact Research Group, Faculty of Engineering, UCL
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm
Weds, 25 Mar 2015: The Antikythera Mechanism: A Personal Journey of Discovery
Speaker: Dr Tony Freeth, Honorary Senior Research Associate UCL, Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm

Term Three

Weds, 6 May 2015: Networking to the fourth power: Reassembling the Republic of Letters, 1500-1800
Speaker: Professor Howard Hotson, Professor of Early Modern Intellectual History, University of Oxford
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm
Weds, 20 May 2015: Embodiments, Subjectivities and Reconfigurations of Urban Spaces via GPS Mobile Applications: Driving/Guiding
Speaker: Regner Ramos, The Bartlett, UCL
Venue: G31 Foster Court, 5.30pm
Mon, 1 Jun 2015: Interactive Handwritten Text Recognition and Indexing of Historical Documents: the tranScriptorium project
Speaker: Professor Enrique Vidal and Associate Professor Joan Andreu Sánchez, Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology research centre
Venue: G24 Arts and Humanities Common Room, Foster Court, 5.30pm