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Digital Methods Development Workshops

Digital Methods Development Workshops provide opportunities for individual researchers and research projects to explore challenges in digital methods in small groups. Our presenters and facilitators are leaders in their fields, engaged in pushing the boundaries of digital research across a wide range of disciplines. Find out more here about how to propose a workshop for our 2016-7 programme.

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Social Media Knowledge Exchange

The Social Media Knowledge Exchange (SMKE) is a collaborative project that gives postgraduate students and early career researchers in the Arts and Humanities opportunities for knowledge exchange with social media practitioners in academia, museums, archives, libraries, and the voluntary sector. We have secured funding for a new programme of activities this academic year through the AHRC's Doctoral Training Programme in the School of Arts and Humanities.

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History graduates make a splash on social media

Graduate students in History have launched a collective blog and social media project with the support of the Digital Humanities Network. The Doing History in Public project showcases graduate research and debates about digital history while providing a platform Cambridge graduate historians to learn about social media.

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Showcased Project

Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic is an interdisciplinary research project led by social anthropologist, Dr Christos Lynteris. As Yersinia pestis spread from country to country and from continent to continent, it left behind it not only a trail of death and terror, but also a growing visual archive on the first global pandemic to be captured by the photographic lens.

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The Cambridge Digital Humanities Network brings together dh researchers across the University.

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We are a network of researchers at the University of Cambridge who are interested in how the use of digital tools is transforming scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. This transformation spans both the content and practice of humanities research, as the diffusion of digital technologies opens up new fields of study and generates research questions which breach traditional disciplinary boundaries.

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Communicate your research through film - bookings open for September course dates

Sep 07, 2016

This September, Cambridge University researchers have the opportunity to take part in a week-long humanities and social sciences' film school on "Communicating research with film/audio clips".

Ways of Machine Seeing workshop - call for contributions now open

Jun 13, 2016

How do computers change the way we see the world? A call for contributions is now open for a workshop which will bring together researchers from a wide range of disciplines to explore the entanglement of machines and seeing from new perspectives.

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