Seminar: Digital Humanities and WW1, 24 Jan 2013

With a change of speaker from what previously communicated, the Digital Humanities Thematic Research Network is pleased to announce the following event in its Digital Humanities in Practice seminar series:

Digital Humanities and the First World War

Date: 24 January 2013

Time: 12.00pm-2.00pm

Venue: Arts Music Studio, Perry D, Milton Keynes, The Open University

Join us to explore new ways of researching the First World War that are being developed through Digital Humanities methodologies, such as enhanced resource discovery and usability, crowdsourcing and community building.

Speakers:

Adrian Stevenson (Mimas, University of Manchester): “The WW1 Discovery Project”

Jerry Jenkins (British Library): “’Europeana Collections 1914-1918 and the British Library”

Alun Edwards (Oxford University): “Europeana 1914-1918: Crowdsourcing collections for teaching and research”

A sandwich lunch will be provided. To book a place, please email Heather Scott heather.scott@open.ac.uk by 22 January 2013.

For more information on Digital Humanities at The Open University, please go to the Digital Humanities website http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/digital-humanities/

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