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Summary of ‘Exploring Digital Public Spaces’ Workshop – 1 June

This post was written by Dr Liz Stainforth, who was a fellow in the Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh this spring. This post was originally published at https://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/news/exploring-digital-public-spaces   Last month, on the 1 June, the University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IASH) hosted the ‘Exploring Digital Public Spaces’ workshop, which…

18 June – Cultural Heritage and Community Engagement Research Workshop

A new research group with a focus on cultural heritage and community engagement has formed at the University of Edinburgh, and their inaugural workshop is taking place on 18 June. DCHRN members are welcome! More information and registration is at https://www.ed.ac.uk/history-classics-archaeology/news-events/events/workshop-cultural-heritage-community-engagement This one-day workshop will be led by Dr Joanne Rowland and Dr Tanja Romankiewicz. There…

1 June 2018: Exploring Digital Public Spaces, University of Edinburgh

This full-day workshop is being organised by Dr Liz Stainforth, a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, and several DCHRN members are presenting. Places are limited, so please do book ahead if you would like to attend! The digital is transforming culture. This workshop will…

DCHRN Seminar, 9 Feb 2018. Professor Melissa Terras, Wandering Through OpenGlam

We’re delighted to announce the first DCHRN event of 2018, featuring Professor Melissa Terras, who has recently joined the University of Edinburgh (and the DCHRN steering group) as Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage. Come and hear from Melissa about some of her thinking around openness and the use and re-use of digitised content. There will…

21 November, Seminar. Creators and Copyright: Voices from the field

The Centre for Research in Digital Education is hosting a seminar with Dr Smita Kheria, School of Law, University of Edinburgh, on Tuesday 21 November at noon. All are welcome – please sign up at the link below. more information & signup Abstract Copyright, as a key issue that concerns both the creative industries and individual creative…

19 July – Workshop – Animating Archives: Curating Small Research Data

Workshop, University of Edinburgh, 19 July 2017. A crucial challenge in the rapidly changing landscape of ‘data management’ is exciting the involvement of a wider range of researchers, and research data, than is currently the case. In particular, the focus on ‘big data’ and the computational possibilities of large datasets, has contributed to a sense…

University of Edinburgh Library & Collections Digitisation Strategy – request for input

The University of Edinburgh is developing a Digitisation Strategy and as part of this is carrying out a survey to better understand which areas of work should be prioritised. The survey is now live and ready for completion. Please fill in the survey and disseminate it, as you see fit, to colleagues in your network: http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/about/organisation/library-and-collections/strategy-planning/digitisation-strategy-consultation Many thanks…

Seminar, 6 June, with Dr Narelle Lemon. Emerging participatory culture: Making sense of social media use for learning in, across and with Higher Education and the cultural heritage sector

Emerging participatory culture: Making sense of social media use for learning in, across and with Higher Education and the cultural heritage sector  Dr Narelle Lemon, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia 12 noon – 2pm, Tuesday 6 June 2017 Paterson’s Land Room 1.21, Holyrood campus, University of Edinburgh. All are welcome – sign up here. Please bring your lunch.…

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