Join us at the University of Edinburgh on 26 May 2015 for the fourth Digital Day of Ideas, a day symposium showcasing recent work in digital scholarship. As well as keynotes from scholars at the forefront of the digital humanities, participants will have the opportunity to try out some digital tools for themselves with hands-on workshops.
Ruth Ahnert, Queen Mary University of London
Anouk Lang, University of Edinburgh
Ben Schmidt, Northeastern University
1. Building Historical Map Applications with OpenLayers for Beginners (Chris Fleet, National Library of Scotland): sign up here
2. Corpus Analysis with AntConc (Heather Froehlich, University of Strathclyde): sign up here
3. Data Visualisation with D3 (Uta Hinrichs, University of St Andrews): This workshop is now full
4. Drupal for Beginners (Jim Benstead, University of Edinburgh): This workshop is now full
Programme (subject to change)
9am Coffee & registration
9.20am Welcome from Professor Dorothy Miell (Head of CHSS)
9.30am Ben Schmidt, "Humanities Data Analysis"
11am Anouk Lang, "Gaps, Cracks, Keys: Digital Methods for Modernist Studies"
12 noon Lunch
1pm Workshops (parallel sessions)
3.30pm Ruth Ahnert, "Closing the Net: Letter Collections & Quantitative Network Analysis"
4.30pm Reception, till 5.30-6
Lunch and refreshments will be provided, and registration is free, but spaces are limited and so early booking via Eventbrite is advised: http://edin.ac/1Dr5ni9
Image credit: Stefanie Posavec, Data Walk: BBC Broadcasting House. Used by kind permission of Daniel Jones, Frank Swain and the Phantom Terrains project.
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