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blog: Dr Hairy in: Frank Talking (Part 3)

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The seventh in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In this one, Dr Underslider manages to persuade Mrs Hattersley to forgive Dr Hairy for his straight talking - with hilarious results!

To view it on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/franktalking3.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiwiDaUK_pM ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the near future. [read more...]

blog: Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing (CMSW) launch

St Andrew's Day marks the public launch of the University of Glasgow's latest Digital Humanities project, the Corpus of Modern Scottish Writing. For the first time the resource makes freely available a wide range of documents in Scots and Scottish English from 1700-1945, ranging from a rare first edition of Robert Burns' poems to letters from the explorer David Livingstone to murder trial transcripts dating back to the 1750s.

The free online resource contains texts, digital images and searchable transcriptions, and can be found at:

http://www.scottishcorpus.ac.uk/cmsw/ [read more...]

Treasure trove of textiles launched online

The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) is pleased to announce that a further 200 objects from the material archive at the Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles at Goldsmiths, University of London, has been digitised and made available online. [read more...]

blog: Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Call for Papers [read more...]

CfP LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference

THE EVENT

Papers are now being accepted for LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference, to take place 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.

RATIONALE

LONDONICITY 2011 will explore, celebrate, and critique the manifold dimensions of the great world city of London on the eve of Olympic Year. For full details, see www.thelondonconference.com.

CONFERENCE AGENDA [read more...]

CfP FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Film and Media Conference

THE EVENT

Papers are now being accepted from around the world for FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Fim and Media Conference, to be held 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.

RATIONALE

FILM AND MEDIA 2011 will explore, celebrate and critique the screen-based traditions of Film, Television, and Digital Media. For full details, see www.thelondonfilmandmediaconference.com.

CONFERENCE AGENDA [read more...]

Addressing history - a new searchable historical database

AddressingHistory, a new website launching today, is asking history enthusiasts to explore their ancestors and local historical connections by finding and placing historical Scottish Post Office Directory listings on the map. [read more...]

blog: Dr Hairy in: Frank Talking (Part 2)

Belinda Marscapone

The sixth in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. In this one, Dr Hairy finds that his straight talking has all sorts of unexpected - but hilarious - results! The second of three parts.

To view it on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/franktalking2.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiwiDaUK_pM ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the near future. [read more...]

blog: British History Online user survey

British History Online has been funded by JISC, as part of its Impact and Embedding of Resources strand, to investigate the use of digital resources in Higher Education teaching and research, with particular focus on British History Online.

To that end, we would be very grateful to any British History Online users (frequent or occasional) who could take a few moments to fill in a brief online survey about their use of the site, and their suggestions for what features might improve it. [read more...]

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