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.
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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 year’s plenary speakers are:
Visiting Professor of Environmental Information, Keio University, Japan
Head of Unit, Cultural Heritage Applications, European Commission
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.
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