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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)

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...]

event: Dissenting Academies Online - launch event

11/06/2011 13:30

Saturday 11 June 2011
Dr Williams’s Library, 14 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0AR

This event marks the public launch of Dissenting Academies Online, an innovative
digital resource for the history of the dissenting academies and the first major
outcome of the Dissenting Academies Project, a collaboration between the Dr
Williams’ s Centre for Dissenting Studies and the Sussex Centre for Intellectual
History. [read more...]

Location

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

event: IHR Digital History Seminar - Richard Rodger (Edinburgh) ' Space, place and the city: a simple anti-GIS approach for historians'

31/05/2011 17:15
31/05/2011 19:00

The IHR is delighted to be able to announce details of the first term of the new IHR Digital History seminar, in association with IHR Digital.

There will be three sessions in May and June, and the second one will be on Tuesday 31 May, with Professor Richard Rodger (Edinburgh) speaking on 'Space, place and the city: a simple anti-GIS approach for historians'. [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

cfp: CfP: Rethinking the seasons: new approaches to nature

Cultural Studies is not very good at thinking about the place of nature in today's technologically mediated life as it's mainly concerned with “constructivism” or the production of cultural objects, identities and affects. Nature always comes to foil such things, exceeding them, breaking them down, returning them to the earth. The problem is how to “think” nature in this context. And how does this thinking of nature help us to relate to the sciences, with their particular way of thinking of nature as objectified, managed environment. [read more...]

job: Visualising the Past (Arts and Humanities, Computer Science)

Swansea University Fully Funded PhD Studentship
Visualising the Past (Arts and Humanities, Computer Science)
Swansea University

Introduction:
Swansea's college of Arts and Humanities, in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science, is offering a fully-funded PhD studentship exploring the ways in which digital technologies can be used to visualise the past - in particular the industrial heritage of Swansea itself.

About the project: [read more...]

job: Make Money Writing Historical Tours for the iPhone!

Past Preservers is on the look out for passionate individuals who can utilize Crimson Bamboo’s unique new iPhone platform, Rama, to make history come alive!

Uniting popular history with archival photographs, Rama not only adds a historical narrative to the walking tour, but shows snapshots of the tour route as it actually appeared. It’s the only app that captures the experience of being in Chicago after the Great Fire, on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day, or in Shanghai’s French Concession in the roaring 20s. [read more...]

job: Web Content Developer

£31,117 to £37,780 pa inc LW - One Year Fixed-Term Contract

The Institute of Historical Research, part of the School of Advanced Study, University of London, is the national centre for the postgraduate study of history; IHR Digital encompasses its digital research, publishing and consultancy activity. [read more...]

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