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This page includes some of the latest news stories on digital humanities research in Cambridge.

Mobile Collections project reports published

Reports from the Legal Strand of the Mobile Collections project are now available to download.

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DH Network member gives evidence to Commons Select Committee on Social Media

DH Network member gives evidence to Commons Select Committee on Social Media

Dr Ella McPherson (Sociology) was called to give evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee on 18 June under the inquiry into social media data and real-time analytics.

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Cambridge Big Data announced

Researchers across the University who work in the emerging field of Big Data have come together to form a new strategic research initiative.

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"If the app is the answer, what is the question?"

The Making Cultural Heritage Mobile conference on 29 November heard fascinating presentations from mobile developers, museum practitioners and researchers. As Loic Tallon, Senior Mobile producer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, put it in the final session: "If the app is the answer, what is the question?"

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Doing History in Public - a new training course for graduate students

The Digital Humanities Network is helping to design and deliver a new social media training course for graduate students in the History Faculty. "Doing History in Public" will introduce Cambridge graduate historians to social media and online publishing through the creation of a collective Wordpress blog.

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Making Cultural Heritage Mobile: Challenges and Possibilities

Making Cultural Heritage Mobile: Challenges and Possibilities

Book now for 'Making Cultural Heritage Mobile: Challenges and Possibilities' a public lecture and conference organised by the MobileCollections Project exploring how mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets can be used to enrich how we engage with cultural information

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Navigating 18th Century Science and Technology: the Board of Longitude

A project funded by AHRC based at Cambridge University and the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, is studying and analysing the Board of Longitude papers and their significance.

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Introducing Cambridge PhDcasts

Introducing Cambridge PhDcasts

Introducing Cambridge PhDcasts in collaboration with CRASSH.

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Preserving the UK's digital publishing

Billions of web pages from millions of websites, as well as public Facebook posts and tweets, will be preserved for time immemorial by Cambridge University Library and five other major libraries.

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New Digital Research Project at CRASSH

Digital Bridges: “Have You Forgotten Your Password?” An AHRC-funded (AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund) project directed by Professor Simon Goldhill (CRASSH) and led by Dr Jenna Ng (CRASSH)

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Dominic Sandbrook 'In Conversation'

Contribute questions to historian and broadcaster Dominic Sandbrook 'in conversation' at the Public and Popular History/Modern British History seminar

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Social media scholarships connect activists to archaeologists

Two new scholars join the SMKE project this month: Gillian Kennedy, a PhD student at King’s College London and Dr Matthew Davies, Research Fellow at the British Institute in Eastern Africa and Cambridge University’s McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

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Two Lectures on Print and Digital Culture

Two upcoming public lectures on print and digital culture, cosponsored by the Department for Slavonic Studies and the Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies as part of a year-long lecture series on Resistance.

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Intellectual Property Law and Freedom: between the national and the international

Research Associate on CIGREF Foundation sponsored project Intellectual Property Law and Freedom: between the national and the international

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The Creative Economy, Digital Technology and Innovation

CRASSH is recruiting two Research Associates working on AHRC Creative Economy Knowledge Exchange Project: The Creative Economy, Digital Technology and Innovation

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Digital Resources & Online Publishing Workshop

Workshop at Sidney Sussex College Old Library Thursday 27 September 2012

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DH23Things Launch

A self-directed, peer mentored reflective programme to help researchers in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University to explore digital technologies

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Mobilising online communities for research

Mobilising online communities for research

Joint workshop of the Cambridge Digital Humanities Network and the Digital History and Philosophy of Science Consortium.

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