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The Business School

29 Buccleuch Place

The University of Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh ED8 9JS

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Join us at the University of Edinburgh on 17 May 2017 for the sixth Digital Day of Ideas, a day symposium showcasing the best of 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. Attendance is free, and all members of staff and postgraduate students are welcome.


Speakers

Professor Susan Brown (University of Guelph & University of Alberta): "This Identity Which Is Not One: Intersectionality and Difference in a Linked Data World"

Dr Jen Ross (University of Edinburgh): “Learning with Digital Provocations”

Workshops

  • Introduction to Digital Manufacture (Mike Boyd, uCreate Studio)
  • Introduction to Databases, with MariaDB & Navicat (Bridget Moynihan, English Literature)
  • Learning to Code with Python (Xavier Rubio-Campillo, Archaeology)
  • Building a Digital Presence with Domain of One’s Own (Karen Gregory, Sociology & Stuart Nicol, Information Services)
  • Obtaining and Working with Facebook Data (Simon Yuill)
  • An Introduction to Working on the Command Line (Ben Soares, EDINA)
  • Bring Your Own Research: A Data and Digital Conundrums Clinic (Lisa Otty, EDINA)
  • From Smart to Wise Copyright Contracts: Law for Digital Humanities, Digital Humanities for Law (Burkhard Schafer, Law)
  • Processing Sound for Research (Martin Parker, Music)
  • Introduction to Network Analysis: Collecting and Visualising Network Data (Gil Viry and Mark Wong)
  • Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science for Data Collection and Coding (James Stewart and Eugenia Rodrigues)

Please note workshops need to be booked separately. For further details of each workshop, see this page, and then to book your place click here.

Programme (subject to change)

9am Coffee & registration

9.20am Welcome

9.30am Keynote 1: Professor Susan Brown

10.30am Tea/coffee

11am Keynote 2: Dr Jen Ross

12 noon Lunch

1pm Workshops (parallel sessions)

3pm Tea/coffee

3.30pm Closing roundtable

4.15pm Reception, till 5.00-5.30pm


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29 Buccleuch Place

The University of Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh ED8 9JS

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