CONF Jun 21, 2002

Digital Resources for the Humanities (Edinburgh, 8.-11.9.02)


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DRH2002-Booking now open!
Location: United Kingdom
Conference Begins: 2002-09-08
Date Submitted: 2002-06-09

DRH 2002: Digital Resources for the Humanities
University of Edinburgh
8 - 11 September, 2002

A conference that brings together the creators, users, distributors,
and custodians of digital resources in the Humanities.

Booking now open!

The annual Digital Resources for the Humanities conference is the
major forum for all those involved in, and affected by, the
digitization of our cultural heritage. The conference brings together
scholars, teachers, publishers and broadcasters, librarians, curators
and archivists, and computer and information specialists, providing
an opportunity to consider the latest ideas in the creation and use
of digital resources in all aspects of work in the humanities.

This year the conference will be held at the University of Edinburgh,
Scotland, UK, from 8 - 11 September 2002. Themes include:

Provision and management of access
Digital libraries, archives and museums
Time-based media and multimedia studies in music and performing arts
Other social sciences where these overlap significantly with the humanities
Network technologies used to support international community programmes
The anticipated convergence between televisual, communication and
computing media and its effect on the humanities
Information analysis, design and modelling in humanities research
Knowledge representation, including visualization and simulation

The academic programme will comprise papers, panel discussions and
poster presentations. This yearís plenary speakers are:

Ted Nelson
Visiting Professor of Environmental Information, Keio University, Japan

Bernard Smith
Head of Unit, Cultural Heritage Applications, European Commission

Sarah Tyacke
Keeper of Public Records, UK Public Record Office

An exhibition of products and services of interest to participants
will form an important part of the conference. The conference is
known for its friendly atmosphere and an enjoyable range of social
activities will also be provided.

The conference fee of £245 includes full conference attendance and
all social activities (student concession available). Daily
registration is also available.

For further information and the online booking form visit our website.

Please address any queries to:

Contact information:
Frances Abercromby
Edinburgh University Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LD
+44 131 650 3406

Conference website:


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