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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...]

blog: Dr Hairy in: Appraisal (Part 2)

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The ninth 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 keeps trying to fill out his appraisal form - and gets some advice from his friend Grabber about how to do it - with hilarious results! The second of four parts. [read more...]

Michael Krause: How Nikola Tesla Invented the 20th Century

http://tesla.byethost10.com/index.php/events

IMPORTANT: please note that the lectures will take place in different locations, and that the Tesla Talk will not be in the usual lecture theatre.

Because the lecture is likely to be of interest to broad audiences, our speaker has kindly agreed to deliver the lecture twice on the same day, with a special lunchtime session in addition to the usual Tesla evening Talks. Please feel free to choose the time that suits you best.

1) time and location: 1pm - 2pm, UCL (University College London),
Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, WC1E 6BT [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

job: 2 jobs at Glasgow School of Art: Head of Research; Head of Architecture

Application Deadline: 
17/06/2011

Head of Mackintosh School of Architecture
The Glasgow School of Art
Permanent
Competitive Salary

Providing leadership to one of the UK's most successful architecture schools, your strategic vision for the future of architectural education and research will build on our key academic strengths in learning and teaching, research, knowledge exchange and professional practice.

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Head of Research and Graduate School
The Glasgow School of Art
Permanent
Competitive Salary [read more...]

blog: London Churches, Part 4

"The Bank of England. I've never actually seen it before. Monolithic building, like a ziggurat. Staring blank walls, fortress-like. Two grey-haired bearded men in black overcoats, polished black shoes, pacing the pavement, side by side, both smoking cigars, deep in conversation. Incredible: like something out of the 1920s. Grey-haired men with cigars, controlling the economy."

The fourth part of a hyperfiction based on visits to churches in the City of London. Part 4 takes in the following:

St Stephen Walbrook [read more...]

event: Stained Glass in Wales

10/06/2011 10:00

Launch of the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, followed by a visit to St Mary's Church, Swansea, where some of the artists whose work is represented in the church will speak about their windows.

Speakers: Anna Eavis, Andrew Renton, Martin Crampin, Marilyn Griffiths, Alun Adams, Rodney Bender, Lisa Burkl

The closing date for registration is 3 June. The registration fee for the forum, including tea/coffee and lunch is £15 or £5 without lunch.

For further details contact:
Nicola Powell 01792 481163
nicola.powell@smu.ac.uk

Location

Welsh School of Architectural Glass
Alexandra Road
Swansea SA1 5DZ
United Kingdom

blog: Dr Hairy in: Appraisal (Part 1)

The eighth 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 tries to prepare for his appraisal - with hilarious results! The first of four parts.

To view the video on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/appraisalpart1small.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqtknL2TQVg ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the near future.

- Edward Picot [read more...]

job: Make Money Writing Historical Tours for the iPhone!

Application Deadline: 
31/12/2011

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...]

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