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Digital History seminars

The Digital History graduate seminars combine reading sessions and guest lectures to think collectively about the role and challenges of the digital in historical writing and research today. Seminars take place at 12.30-2pm on Tuesdays in Room 12, History Faculty.

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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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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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Directory

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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Ethics of Machine Learning in Professional Practice - call for participation now open

Oct 11, 2016

This workshop aims to bring together practitioners from law, journalism and bio-medicine together with social scientists and computer scientists to explore the ethical questions raised by the growing use of machine learning in processes of information discovery, analysis and decision-making.

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".

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