Archaeology

event: The Connected Past

24/03/2012
25/03/2012

The Connected Past: people, networks and complexity in archaeology and history

A two-day collaborative, multi-disciplinary symposium
The University of Southampton
24-25 March 2012 [read more...]

Location

The University of Southampton Southampton
United Kingdom

page: Network of Centres

The Network of Expert Centres is a collaboration of centres with expertise in digital arts and humanities research and scholarship, including practice-led research. This includes data creation, curation, preservation, management (including rights and legal issues), access and dissemination, and methodologies of data use and re-use. Its membership is open to all such centres in Great Britain and Ireland.

Aims and Objectives [read more...]

event: Workshop: Imaging Inscriptions in Manchester‏

21/09/2011 10:00
21/09/2011 16:00

Reflectance Transformation Imaging of Inscriptions: a workshop at the
Manchester Museum; Wednesday 21st September, 10am - 4pm.

Dr George Bevan and Prof Daryn Lehoux (Queen's University, Canada) will
lead a workshop demonstrating the use of 'reflectance transformation
imaging' in the study of inscribed objects (on metal and stone). The
aim of the day is both to provide a general introduction to the
technique and its potential, and to provide opportunities for hands-on
practice (using material from the collections of the Manchester Museum). [read more...]

Location

Manchester Museum
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
United Kingdom

event: Call for Papers: 2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computing Science

19/11/2011 08:30
21/11/2011 16:00

Dear colleagues,

I'd like to draw your attention to the Call for Papers for the 2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (http://chicagocolloquium.org) which will be held November 19-21 at Loyola University Chicago. The deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2011. [read more...]

Location

Loyola University Chicago Chicago
United States

Thousands of pounds available for researchers who want to travel

If you use software in your research and you have a good understanding of what’s happening in your field (and an idea about what will be happening soon) then the Software Sustainability Institute want to hear from you. The institute will pay researchers from any discipline up to £3000 a year to attend conferences and report on the latest developments in their field.
Interested? Visit www.software.ac.uk/agents to find out how to apply.

Closing date: 8 August 2011 [read more...]

job: PhD Studentship in Digital Humanities and Celtic Studies (Aberystwyth)

Application Deadline: 
10/06/2011

Two PhD studentships are currently being advertised in conjunction with National Library of Wales Research Programme in Digital Collections. Both are based in Aberystwyth, and successful applicants will join a community of research postgraduates working on the digital humanities at the National Library of Wales. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Lorna Hughes (lorna.hughes@llgc.org) for more information.

1. PhD in Digital Humanities and Celtic Studies [read more...]

project: Island of the dead? The buried Neolithic landscape of Herm (Channel Islands)

This project seeks to study the relationship between the cluster of megalithic tombs (5th-3rd millennium BC) at the northern end of the small Channel Island of Herm, in the Guernsey archipelago. The tombs came to light during quarrying activity in the 19th century, and several of them were excavated at that period. Those excavations made [read more]

project: The Beaker isotope project: mobility, migration and diet in the British Early Bronze Age

Were the `Beaker people´ immigrants or indigenous to prehistoric Britain? Nineteenth century antiquarian barrow-diggers observed that the wide-headed (brachycephalic) skulls of Beaker burials were distinguishable from the narrow (dolichocephalic) skulls within Neolithic long barrows, and attributed these to different populations. Since then, theories of a migrant `Beaker folk´ have been contested by alternative theories which interpret the distinctive material culture as part of a Europe-wide `Beaker package´ or cultural pattern adopted by local communities. [read more]

event: Data Managment and Planning webinar

13/07/2011 16:00
13/07/2011 18:00

The UK Data Archive are now taking bookings for a free webinar on data management and planning for research projects and groups.

This webinar will showcase the UK Data Archive's recommendations and tools which can help research projects and groups plan how to manage and share data. These tools have already been tested and implemented by a number of research projects and centres in the UK, and include our Data Management Checklist, Costing Tool and Resources Library. [read more...]

event: London Digital Humanities Group: Following the Money - 2 June 2011

02/06/2011 17:01

The next meeting of the London Digital Humanities Group will take place at Dr Williams's Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR on Thursday 2 June at 5pm. The meeting will take the form of a panel discussion on the topic of:

'Following the Money: Funding Digital Humanities Projects in a Period of Austerity'. [read more...]

Location

Dr Williams's Library
14 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0AR
United Kingdom
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