Activities & Events

Experimenting with the British Library’s Digital Content and Data

Workshop

Time: 12.30-4.00pm (Buffet Lunch available from 12.30pm), 3rd February 2016

Venue: The Lounge, The National Videogame Arcade, 24-32 Carlton Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NN

Registration: Approximately 30 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register through this link on Eventbrite.

Programme

12.00-1.00 Registration and Lunch

1.00-1.05 Welcome

1.05-1.20 From Metadata to Experience: The ArtMaps Crowdsourcing Platform
Dr Laura Carletti, Horizon Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham, DHA Praxis project PI

1.20-1.35 Quick and Dirty Location-based Experiences Using Wander Anywhere
Dr Benjamin Bedwell, Horizon Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham

1.35-2.20 British Library Labs
Mahendra Mahey, Project Manager of British Library Labs.
Ben O’Steen, Technical Lead of British Library Labs.

2.20-2.30 Examination of British Library Data and Previous Labs Ideas
Labs Team

2.30-3.15 Ideas Lab
Labs Team

3.15-3.30 Break

3.30-4.00 Pitching Ideas
University of Nottingham and Labs Team

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Public Humanities: Stories of Collaboration between Citizens and Academics

Fifth Roundtable

Time: 1.15-3.00pm (Buffet Lunch available from 1.00pm), 6th November 2015

Venue: Highfield House, Room A11, University Park, University of Nottingham

Registration: Approximately 40 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register at the following link: https://public-humanities.eventbrite.com

Programme

1.15-1.30 Welcome by Dr Laura Carletti, Horizon Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham, DHA Praxis project PI;

1.30-1.50 Dr Daniel Mutibwa, Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, Harnessing Digital Cultural Heritage Collection Content through Community/Institutional Partnerships;

1.50-2.10 Dominic Price, Horizon Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham, ArtMaps – Technology for Crowd-Sourcing Engagement;

2.10-2.30 Prof Kate Pullinger, Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media at Bath Spa University, ‘Letter to an Unknown Soldier’: a crowd-sourced artwork;

2.30-3.00 Open Discussion. The speakers will be available for questions and a discussion after the talks.

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Questioning Space and Time across Disciplines: Perspectives from the Humanities & Geospatial/Computer Science Research

Fourth Roundtable

Time: 12.30-2pm (12-12.30pm lunch and registration), 21st April 2015

Venue: Trent Building, Room C7, University Park, University of Nottingham

Registration: Approximately 30 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register at the following link: http://dhapraxis-4rt-space-and-time.eventbrite.com

Programme

12.30-12.40 Welcome by Associate Professor Nick Baron – Associate Professor in History and researcher on the DHA Praxis project;

12.40-12.50 Dr Jo Robinson – Associate Professor in Drama and Performance – “Framing performance: reflections on space and place”;

12.50-1.00 Dr Dean Blackburn – Lecturer in History – “Time and the Historical Imagination”;

1.00-1.10 Dr Jesse Blum – Research Fellow at Horizon Digital Economy, Faculty of Science – “Wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey spacey-wacey… computer science stuff”;

1.10-1.20 Dr James Pinchin – Research Fellow at Horizon Digital Economy, Geospatial – “If you’ve got the time then I’ve got the space”;

1.20-2.00 Open Discussion. The speakers will be available for questions and a discussion after the talks.

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Exploring Digital Collections and Data: Innovative Experiments and Future Opportunities at the British Library

Third Round-Table

Time: 3-5pm (2.30-3 coffee and registration in the cloister), 18th March 2015

Venue: Highfield House, Room A02, University Park, University of Nottingham

Registration: Approximately 50 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register at the following link: https://dhapraxis-3rt-britishlibrary.eventbrite.com

Programme

2.30-3.00 Coffee and registration in the cloister

3.00-3.10 Welcome by Katharina Lorenz, Associate Professor in Classical Studies; Director, Digital Humanities Centre, DHA Praxis project;

3.10-3.30 The British Library Labs Project. Mahendra Mahey, Manager of the British Library Labs;

3.30-3.50 The Victorian Meme Machine. Bob Nicholson, Lecturer at Edge Hill University and one of the winners of the 2014 British Library Labs Project competition;

3.50-4.10 Mechanical Curator. Ben O’Steen, Technical Lead for British Library Labs;

4.10-4.30 Developing a MOOC with the British Library. Prof Maiken Umbach (History) and Prof Mathew Humphrey from the University of Nottingham;

4.30-4.40 Experiences of working on a collaborative doctorate with the British Library. Mike Carey, PhD scholar;

4.40-5.00 Open Discussion. The speakers will be available for questions and a discussion after the talks.

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Bridging Disciplines: the University Research Strategy, Funding, and Case-Studies

Second Round-Table

Time: 2.30-4.30pm (2-2.30 coffee and registration in the cloister), 17th February 2015

Venue: Highfield House, Room A09, University Park, University of Nottingham

Registration: Approximately 25 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register at the following link: https://eventbrite.com/event/15567703420/

Programme

2.00-2.30 Coffee and registration in the cloister

2.30-2.40 Welcome by Dr Laura Carletti, Horizon Research Fellow, DHA Praxis project PI;

2.40-3.10 Dr Chris Satterley, Research Development Manager within RGS, Interdisciplinarity in the University Research Strategy and Opportunities for Support;

3.10-3.20 Dr Maeve Fitzpatrick, International Development Executive, the International Research Collaboration Fund;

3.20-3.50 Case-studies: Dr Susie Lydon, Biosciences at the Interface: a Network for the University of Nottingham Research Community; Prof Peter Kruger, Integrated Cold Atom Source for Quantum Sensors; Dr Hannah O’Regan, Remote Sensing the Past: Integrating Satellite Imagery and Palaeoecological Datasets to Explore Recent Environmental Change in Africa;

3.50-4.30 Open Discussion.

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Research Practices: Convergences and Divergences across Disciplines

First Round-Table

Time: 12-14, 11 December 2014 (buffet-lunch included)

Venue: Study Room, Derby Hall, University Park, University of Nottingham, NG7 2QT

Registration: Approximately 22 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register at the following link:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interrogating-interdisciplinarity-tickets-13697540713
(PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED)

Programme

12.00-12.15 Welcome

12.15-13.15 Round Table (Chair: Dr Gareth Stockey). Invited speakers:

Dr Spyros Angelopoulos, Horizon Research Fellow, School of Computer Science;

Dr Nick Baron, Associate Professor in History, School of Humanities;

Dr Thomas Fernholz, Assistant Professor, School of Physics & Astronomy;

Dr Davide Lo Presti, Senior Researcher, Department of Civil Engineering;

Tim Self, Chief Experimental Officer – Imaging, School of Life Sciences;

13.15-14.00 Open discussion and contributions by the participants (Chair: Dr Nick Baron).

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‘Digital Humanities and Arts Praxis: Interrogating Interdisciplinarity’

 Launch Event

 
Time: 12-2pm, 5 November 2014

Venue: Room A11, Centre for Advanced Studies, Highfield House, University Park, University of Nottingham

Registration: Approximately 30 places are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register at the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interrogating-interdisciplinarity-tickets-13697540713

Programme

12.00-12.30          Buffet lunch

12.30-12.40     Welcome (Prof Stephen Mumford, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, UoN; and Laura Carletti, PI of DHA Praxis Project, Research Fellow, Horizon)

12.40-1.50       Panel discussion (Chair: Dr Katerina Lorenz, Director of Digital Humanities Centre and Associate Professor in Classics, UoN)

Prof Yasmin Merali, Professor of Systems Thinking at the Hull University Business School and Director of the Centre for Systems Studies

Prof Derek Mcauley, Professor of Digital Economy, School of Computer Science, and Director of Horizon Institute, University of Nottingham

1.50-2.00         Presentation of DHA Praxis Project and invitation to participate in Community of Practice workshops and activities during 2014-2015 (Dr Laura Carletti).

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