[Humanist] 26.900 events: crowdsourcing

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Fri Mar 22 07:19:59 CET 2013

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 900.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:15:11 +0000
        From: Kathryn Eccles <kathryn.eccles at oii.ox.ac.uk>
        Subject: Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities - one day conference in Oxford

Dear all,

There are still places available for the following event:

Digital Impacts: Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities<http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/events/?id=573>

Tuesday 9 April 2013, 10.00-17.00

Location: Ship Street Centre, Jesus College, Oxford

Registration: You can register here<http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&catid=1821&modid=1&prodid=6233&deptid=121&prodvarid=0>.  There is a registration fee of £20 to cover lunch and refreshments.

About the workshop: This one-day workshop will showcase digital crowdsourcing projects in the Arts and Humanities, and discuss the impact of such initiatives. 'Impact' is a broad term, which encompasses issues connected to community, digital curation, public engagement and knowledge exchange. Key questions will include:

  *   What does impact mean in this environment?
  *   What types of impacts can be achieved by crowdsourcing initiatives?
  *   How can crowdsourced resources balance quality control and peer review?
  *   What are the impacts of devolving key processes away from core teams and institutions to public participants?
  *   What impacts do crowdsourcing initiatives have on participants and to what extent is it possible to influence this?

Speakers: Dr Laura Carletti (Tate Art Maps, University of Nottingham), Dr Tim Causer (Transcribe Bentham, UCL), Dr Stuart Dunn (King's College, London), Dr Kathryn Eccles (OII, Convenor), Andrew Greg (Your Paintings, Public Catalogue Foundation), Kimberly Kowal (Georeferencer, British Library), Kate Lindsay (University of Oxford), Dr Chris Lintott (Zooniverse, University of Oxford), Mia Ridge (Open University), Alice Warley (Your Paintings, Public Catalogue Foundation).

Full details available here: http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/events/?id=573

Please share with any interested colleagues.

We look forward to seeing you in Oxford.

Dr Kathryn Eccles
Research Fellow
Oxford Internet Institute
University of Oxford
1 St Giles
Oxford OX1 3JS

Telephone (+44 (0) 1865 287210
Fax (+44 (0) 1865 287 211
Twitter: @KathrynEccles

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