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InterFace2011 Call for Talks

InterFace is a┬ásymposium for humanities and technology. In 2011 it is being jointly hosted by colleges across London and will be an invaluable opportunity for participants to visit this active hub of digital scholarship and practice. The symposium aims to … Continue reading

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2011 Latium Vetus Program

Posted on behalf of Monica Berti. The 2011 Latium Vetus Program, as part of a collaborative project between Tufts University and Roma Tor Vergata, will allow students to learn the techniques of modern epigraphic study, including digital transcription and documentation … Continue reading

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Audio-Visual Archaeology seminars

The following seminar series will be held on behalf of the Centre for Audio-Visual Studies and Practice in Archaeology at UCL Institute of Archaeology. All welcome to attend, and drinks follow each seminar. We look forward to seeing you there. … Continue reading

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InterFace 2011: 3rd International Symposium for Humanities and Technology

Posted on behalf of the organisers. I went to the first InterFace at Southampton in 2008 and it was a great event. ———————————————————- SYMPOSIUM ANNOUNCEMENT With apologies for cross posting. InterFace 2011 — 27-29 July 2011, University College London InterFace … Continue reading

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Plutarch, Athenaeus, Elegy and Iambus, the Greek Anthology, Lucian and the Scaife Digital Library – 1.6 million words of Open Content Greek

iThe Perseus Digital Library is pleased to publish TEI XML digital editions for Plutarch, Athenaeus, the Greek Anthology, and for most of Lucian. This increases the available Plutarch from roughly 100,000 to the surviving 1,150,000 words. Athenaeus and the Greek … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Humanities and advancing civilization in a violent world

As we consider whether or not the Humanities serve a public good and warrant public support, we cannot emphasize enough that ideas are a matter of life and death. At the dawn of the twentieth century, Kabul and Kandahar were … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities in Computer Science

Digital Humanities in the Computer Science Department at Tufts University PLEASE CIRCULATE Computer Science has played a critical role in many areas of inquiry, but nowhere are the potential implications greater than in the Humanities. We are transforming the ways … Continue reading

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CLIR/Tufts Survey of Digital Classics available for comment

Via Humanist: Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 12:09:47 -0400 From: Gregory Crane Subject: CLIR/Tufts Survey of Digital Classics available for comment Infrastructure for Humanities Scholarship http://www.clir.org/activities/details/infrastructure.html CLIR and Tufts University are engaging scholars and academic librarians in examining the services … Continue reading

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Justifying the Humanities

On the day when the Browne Report proposes cutting all government funding for teaching in the Arts and Humanities in the name of making the British university sector “more competitive”, there has of course been much online discussion (notably on … Continue reading

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Digital Papyrology Position at NYU

New York University Programmer/Analyst New York University’s Division of the Libraries seeks a Programmer/Analyst to work on the “Papyrological Navigator” (http://papyri.info) and associated systems. Papyri.info is a web-based research portal that provides scholars worldwide with the ability to search, browse … Continue reading

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Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

New online catalogue of Roman coins at the British Museum. A catalogue of the Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum, with descriptions and chronology based on M.H. Crawford, Roman Republican Coinage (1974) – this catalogue brings together over 12,000 … Continue reading

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Blogging the digitization of St. Chad’s Gospel

Christopher Blackwell is with a team now at Lichfield scanning St Chad’s Gospel, and a Wycliffe Bible too. He’s blogging the experience: http://nobleswineherd.blogspot.com/2010/06/litchfield.html And yes, the images will be released under a Creative Commons license.

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An open translation of Plato’s Protagoras

Posted on behalf of Dhananjay Jagannathan: In response to a recent call from a philosopher for better translations of ancient works online for the sake of his students (http://blog.davidhildebrand.org/2010/06/what-to-do-about-old-translations.html), I decided to launch a digital humanities project which will, I … Continue reading

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2 Lectureships in Digital Humanities, KCL

Closing date for applications: July 2, 2010. The two lectureships will be joint appointments between the Department of Digital Humanities (formerly CCH) and the Centre for Culture, Media and Creative Industries at King’s College London. Demonstrated research interests across both … Continue reading

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Job opportunity at the Petrie Museum, London

Full details and application form at UCL HR Research Associate – Networked 3D Design Application for Museums, – Ref:1141523 UCL Department / Division Museums and Collections Specific unit / Sub department The Petrie Museum Grade: 7 Hours: Full Time Salary: … Continue reading

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