[Humanist] 30.454 events: linked pasts; metric culture

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Tue Nov 1 08:06:48 CET 2016


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 454.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Leif Isaksen <leifuss at googlemail.com>                     (17)
        Subject: Linked Pasts II: Madrid, 15-16 December 2016

  [2]   From:    "Ajana, Btihaj" <btihaj.ajana at kcl.ac.uk>                  (25)
        Subject: Call for Abstracts - Deadline approaching (10 November)
                Metric Culture conference


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        Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:47:35 +0000
        From: Leif Isaksen <leifuss at googlemail.com>
        Subject: Linked Pasts II: Madrid, 15-16 December 2016


Dear all,

Pelagios Commons is pleased to announce the second international "Linked
Pasts", a symposium dedicated to facilitating practical and pragmatic
developments in linking digital resources in History, Classics, Geography
and Archaeology. Bringing together leading exponents of Linked Data from
both academia and the Cultural Heritage sector, it will address the
obstacles to and issues raised by developing a digital ecosystem of online
open materials.

A preliminary programme is available via our eventbrite page (
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-international-linked-
pasts-symposium-tickets-28456066862), where tickets for the event can also
be reserved. (The event is free, but places are limited.) Refreshments
(tea/coffee, lunch) will be provided, along with a reception on Thursday
15th December. A number of travel bursaries are also available: for more
information please contact commons at pelagios.org.

best wishes

Leif



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        Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:37:06 +0000
        From: "Ajana, Btihaj" <btihaj.ajana at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Call for Abstracts - Deadline approaching (10 November) Metric Culture conference
        In-Reply-To: <HE1PR0301MB25707DDCBDF428D565916212D5FF0 at HE1PR0301MB2570.eurprd03.prod.outlook.com>


Dear colleagues,

Just a reminder of the approaching deadline (10 November) for sending abstracts for the conference Metric Culture: The Quantified Self and Beyond. See details below.

Call for Abstracts for Metric Culture: The Quantified Self and Beyond, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, 8-9 June 2017

This two-day international conference brings together relevant scholars who are engaged in the study of self-tracking practices and the Quantified Self phenomenon.  It provides a platform for critical discussions on the various implications of this rising “metric culture”.

 Deadline for submitting abstracts: November 10th. Send abstracts to Btihaj Ajana on bajana at aias.au.dk

Keynote speakers:

Deborah Lupton (University of Canberra, Australia)

Rosalind Gill (City University London, UK)

For full details on the conference and call, visit: http://metriclife.net/whats-on/international-conference_-metric-culture-the-quantified-self-and-beyond/


Best wishes,
Btihaj

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Dr. Btihaj Ajana
Senior Lecturer
CMCI/Digital Humanities
btihaj.ajana at kcl.ac.uk | Tel +44 (0)20 7848 1011
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/ddh/people/academic/ajana/index.aspx

Marie Curie Fellow (2015-2017)
Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies

New Project on the Quantified Self
www.metriclife.net
Twitter: @MetricLife

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE PROJECT METRIC LIFE: http://metriclife.net/multimedia/

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