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blog: Ancient Diolkos, an ongoing crime...

This is an update regarding the ordeal of the Ancient monument of Diolkos, the intriguing paved street of 600 BC, over which entire fleets have been transported over the Isthmus of Corinth, Greece. After the excavation of its western end, its initial parts, running parallel to the modern Corinth Canal, were left to decay. The modern tale of Diolkos would be utterly ridiculous, if it weren't utterly criminal. Justice investigations, started after 1999 (but I don't exclude there have been even earlier!) produced more lies and hypocrisy. [read more...]

Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

Have you checked *Digital Humanities Questions and Answers* yet? It's a community-based Q&A board for digital humanities questions that need (just a little) more than 140 character answers.

http://digitalhumanities.org/answers/

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

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...]

blog: New website for digital heritage conservation project: The Scottish Ten

The Scottish Ten is an ambitious five year project to use cutting edge technology to create exceptionally accurate digital models of Scotland’s five UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites and five international ones in order to better conserve and manage them. [read more...]

The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary

The Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2010-11 is open for entries.

The bursary, now in its fourth year, is available to mid-career disabled or deaf artists working in the field of visual arts. This year’s winner will be given £5,000 and a residency at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

The bursary has firmly established itself as one of the most significant commissioning opportunities for disabled artists in the UK.

Applications are welcomed both from artists who work in a disability or deaf arts context, and from those whose work is not focused on their disability. [read more...]

Launch of Transcribe Bentham Transcription Desk

The Bentham Project at UCL seeks the assistance of willing participants in an initiative to transcribe the manuscripts of philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832).

Today sees the launch of the Transcribe Bentham Transcription Desk, an online tool designed to harness the effort of all Bentham fans – whether schoolchildren, history enthusiasts, academics or armchair philosophers – to bring his work into the digital age and the world at large. [read more...]

Widgets for teachers, Educators and Students

There is a very large community of teachers who use Twitter as their PLN (Professional Learning Network). The following widget has been created to view the conversations that teachers are having in real-time. It is also a great way to display fresh teaching information on blogs or websites.

If you are interested, just copy the code from right below the widget and paste it onto your website.

For more information plase visit:
http://www.guidetoonlineschools.com/online-teaching/widgets

New Research Trajectories: Navigating City and Online Space

New Research Trajectories is a project led by postgraduate researchers from Loughborough University, University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University. Its aim is to create an active network and opportunities for East Midland PGR students to discuss their research in process and explore new ways of disseminating their ideas/work in practice. [read more...]

blog: Dr Hairy in: Frank Talking (Part 1)

The fifth 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 is advised to try a bit of straight talking with one of his patients - with hilarious results! The first of three parts.

To view it on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/franktalking1.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifwCH31cRCw ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the next couple of weeks. [read more...]

Digital Humanities 2011 CFP

The DH 2011 programme committee have issued the call for papers for the Stanford conference. Deadline is November 1, 2010.

See the full CFP here: http://www.digitalhumanities.org/node/712

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