[Humanist] 27.90 events: libraries; visibility networks; humanities in a digital age

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Jun 4 22:22:35 CEST 2013

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 90.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    "Senseney, Megan Finn" <mfsense2 at illinois.edu>            (42)
        Subject: JCDL 2013 registration deadline extended to June 5

  [2]   From:    Simon Mahony <s.mahony at ucl.ac.uk>                         (35)
        Subject: Digital Classicist seminar

  [3]   From:    Böhning,_Anna <Boehning at VolkswagenStiftung.de>           (15)
        Subject: cfp: Herrenhausen Conference (DIGITAL) HUMANITIES REVISITED

        Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 19:27:24 +0000
        From: "Senseney, Megan Finn" <mfsense2 at illinois.edu>
        Subject: JCDL 2013 registration deadline extended to June 5
        In-Reply-To: <6FEEBCEA03E6E146A613342936F4403F79AA0BCC at CHIMBX1.ad.uillinois.edu>

Early-bird registration for JCDL 2013 has been extended to June 5. Register
online at http://www.regonline.com/JCDL2013. Rates available at
http://jcdl2013.org/registration. The full program is available at

The ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries is a major international
forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical,
organizational, and social issues, taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana,
USA on July 22-26, 2013. The theme for JCDL 2013 is "Digital Libraries at
the Crossroads," in recognition of our location (Indiana is known as the
Crossroads of America) and in recognition of the changes forthcoming from
the age of mass digitization, big data, and the ever changing nature of
scholarly communications.

Program Highlights:

* 3 outstanding keynote speakers: Jill Cousins, Clifford Lynch, and David de
Roure. More information at: http://jcdl2013.org/keynotespeakers;

* 6 workshops covering topics such as data and software preservation,
digital scholarship, research methods and artifacts preservation, web
archiving, mining publications, and CURATEcamp. More information at

* 6 tutorials on topics including Europeana data model & collections,
ResourceSync, Introduction to Digital Libraries, building collections with
Greenstone, mining data semantics, and using open annotation. More
information at http://jcdl2013.org/tutorials;

* A diverse range of papers - 28 full papers and 22 short papers. More
information at http://jcdl2013.org/papers;

* And much more, including posters and demonstrations. More information at

Indianapolis is a wonderful conference city friendly to both walkers and
cyclists, with many dining, entertainment, and sports options accessible
from the downtown area. Check out the visitors guide developed for ACRL
2013: http://conference.acrl.org/indy-pages-163.php. More JCDL travel
details are available at http://jcdl2013.org/travel.

Megan Finn Senseney
Project Coordinator, Research Services
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
501 East Daniel Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Phone: (217) 244-5574
Email: mfsense2 at illinois.edu<mailto:mfsense2 at illinois.edu>

        Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 13:51:36 +0000
        From: Simon Mahony <s.mahony at ucl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Digital Classicist seminar
        In-Reply-To: <6FEEBCEA03E6E146A613342936F4403F79AA0BCC at CHIMBX1.ad.uillinois.edu>

The first of this Summer's Digital Classicist & Institute of Classical 
Studies seminars is this Friday.

Tom Brughmans (University of Southampton)
'Exploring visibility networks in Iron Age and Roman Southern Spain with 
Exponential Random Graph Models'

Friday June 7 at 16:30
Room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

Are lines of sight between Roman towns important for explaining their 
location? Through a case study on visibility patterns between urban 
settlements in Iron Age and Roman Southern Spain, this paper will 
discuss how Exponential Random Graph Models (ERGM) can help explore 
hypothetical past processes of interaction and site location. With these 
models the frequency of certain subnetworks in random networks and the 
empirically attested network is compared, to examine the probability 
that the subnetworks might have emerged through random processes. This 
paper will critically evaluate the potential and limitations of such an 
approach for archaeology.

The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.

All are welcome

The full 2013 programme is at 

Simon Mahony
Teaching Fellow
Programme Director MA/MSc Digital Humanities[1]
UCL Centre for Digital Humanities[2]
Department of Information Studies
University College London
Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Tel: 020 7679 0092
Fax: 020 7383 0557

s.mahony at ucl.ac.uk

[1] www.ucl.ac.uk/dh/courses/mamsc
[2] www.ucl.ac.uk/dh/

        Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 12:39:03 +0000
        From: Böhning,_Anna <Boehning at VolkswagenStiftung.de>
        In-Reply-To: <6FEEBCEA03E6E146A613342936F4403F79AA0BCC at CHIMBX1.ad.uillinois.edu>

The Volkswagen Foundation’s Herrenhausen Conference on the topic of “(Digital) Humanities Revisited – Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age” will take place from December 5-7, 2013 in Hanover, Germany.

In times of digitization, internet, and mobile communication, the humanities can build on new, empirically driven methods to gain new insights. But what are the implications of this mode of knowledge production for the various disciplines subsumed under the term humanities, their methods and research objects, and for the role the humanities should and could play in society? We would be delighted if you joined the discussion – please save the date and the event in your calendar. Confirmed speakers include:

Gregory Ralph Crane, University Leipzig / Iryna Gurevych, Technical University Darmstadt / Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School / Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, University of Oxford / Lev Manovich, City University of New York / Jeffrey Schnapp, Harvard University /  Eleanor Selfridge-Field, Stanford University

You can find more information on the conference in the attached flyer and under www.volkswagenstiftung.de/digitalhumanities

We cordially invite early career researchers to participate in our event. Therefore, the Volkswagen Foundation offers Travel Grants for young researchers who wish to attend the conference. The deadline for application is August 15, 2013. For more information on the application process, please visit www.volkswagenstiftung.de/digitalhumanities

We would appreciate if you forwarded this Save-the-Date and the Call for Abstracts to all colleagues to whom this conference and / or the Travel Grants might be of interest.

We do look forward to welcoming you to Hanover.

Yours sincerely,

Wilhelm Krull
Secretary General
Volkswagen Foundation

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