[Humanist] 23.388 lectures, distinguished and inaugural

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Wed Oct 21 07:26:15 CEST 2009

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 388.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>                           (30)
        Subject: HII Distinguished Guest Lecture - Professor Sally

  [2]   From:    Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>          (15)
        Subject: inaugural lecture

        Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:54:06 +0100
        From: Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>
        Subject: HII Distinguished Guest Lecture - Professor Sally Wyatt(Maastricht)

From: Valerie Norton <valerie.norton at ucd.ie<mailto:valerie.norton at ucd.ie>>
Date: 20 October 2009 14:29:10 GMT+01:00

Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend the next lecture in the UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland’s Distinguished Guest Lecture Series<http://www.ucd.ie/hii/events/hiidistinguishedguestlectureseries/> which has been co-organised by with the Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive (IVRLA<http://www.ucd.ie/ivrla>)

Speaker:              Professor Sally Wyatt http://www.virtualknowledgestudio.nl/staff/sally-wyatt/  (Digital Cultures in Development, University of Maastricht & Maastricht Virtual Knowledge Studio)

Digitising humanities and social sciences: promises, paradoxes and problems
Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Room H204, second floor, UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland (building number 43, grid reference F9 on the UCD Campus Map<http://www.ucd.ie/maps/>)

Chair: Dr Marc Caball

Sally Wyatt is Professor of 'digital cultures in development', Maastricht University, and senior research fellow with the Virtual Knowledge Studio for the Humanities and Social Sciences, KNAW. Her background is in economics (BA McGill, 1976; MA Sussex, 1979) and science and technology studies (PhD Maastricht, 1998). She has more than 25 years experience in teaching and research about technology policy and about the relationship between technological and social change, focusing particularly on issues of social exclusion and inequality. She has worked at the Universities of Sussex, Brighton, East London and Amsterdam as well as at the British Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). She co-ordinates PhD training in the Dutch Research School for Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC) (with Els Rommes, Radboud University). She was President of EASST (European Association for the Study of Science and Technology) between 2001-4. Recently, she has worked on the internet and social exclusion and the ways in which people incorporate the internet into their practices for finding health information. Together with Andrew Webster, she is editor of a new book series, Health, Technology and Society (Palgrave Macmillan).


Valerie Norton
Institute Manager
UCD Humanities Institute
Belfield, Dublin 4
T: +353 1 716 4690
F: +353 1 716 4691
hii at ucd.ie<mailto:hii at ucd.ie>
www.ucd.ie/hii http://www.ucd.ie/hii

--- Shawn Day
--- Digital Humanities Observatory (RIA),
--- Regus Pembroke House, 28 - 30 Pembroke Street Upper, Dublin 2  IRELAND
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--- shawn at shawnday.com<mailto:shawn at shawnday.com>
--- http://dho.ie

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        Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 06:14:47 +0100
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: inaugural lecture

Inaugural Lecture: Decoding Pasts, Building Futures

Inaugural lecture by Richard Beacham, Charlotte Roueche and Harold Short
17:30, Friday 23rd October 2009, Great Hall, Strand, King's College London

Two professors of the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, Harold 
Short and Richard Beacham, along with a professor in the Department of 
Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Charlotte Roueché, are to give a 
joint inaugural lecture as part of Arts and Humanities Week at King's 
College London. For further details and information on how to book a 
place, please see: 

Willard McCarty, Professor of Humanities Computing,
King's College London, staff.cch.kcl.ac.uk/~wmccarty/;
Editor, Humanist, www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist;
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, www.isr-journal.org.

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