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Digital methods development workshops, seminars and resources
Machine Reading the Archive

Ways of Machine Seeing

Application form for Critical Coding course


Ways of Machine Seeing

Darwin College, Cambridge
From Jul 11, 2016 11:30 AM to Jul 11, 2016 03:30 PM
How do computers change the way we see the world? Join us 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.




Critical Coding course participants 2014

Critical Coding - an introduction to digital design

Critical Coding is a short practical course offered by the Cambridge Digital Humanities Network and the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, introducing basic skills of programming and software design in the context of social and critical enquiry.

Researching (with) Social Media: A Reading Group

The aim of this reading group is to bring together staff and students across disciplines to explore findings and methods of research involving social media.


Marginalia: Cornell Fiske Collection, Neumeister 1472: Paradiso 14.



Digital History Seminar

Digital History Seminar series

Search engine workshop

From Feb 15, 2016 10:00 AM to Feb 15, 2016 01:00 PM
Join the team from the British Library Labs and the Cambridge Digital Humanities Network in a special workshop which gets under the hood of search engines.


Digital Methods Development workshops: call for proposals

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.

Digital Methods Development workshops: call for proposals



Machine Reading the Archive - invitation to register interest

A digital methods development programme organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities Network, Cambridge Big Data and the Cambridge Digital History Programme. Register your interest below.

Past workshops and events

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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Casebooks Exhibition: Six contemporary artists and an extraordinary medical archive

Feb 22, 2017

Ambika P3 and the Casebooks Project at the University of Cambridge present CASEBOOKS, a major exhibition engaging with one of the largest surviving sets of medical records in history.

Reminder - Project applications for Machine Reading the Archive closing soon

Jan 30, 2017

Machine Reading the Archive – A digital methods programme Reminder: Applications for projects close on 6 February (Track 2) Limited places available

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