Deakin salutes research luminaries

Six researchers have received Deakin's highest honour - Alfred Deakin Professorships.

Pozible projects lift-off

Deakin's latest round of crowd-funding projects have all reached their goals.

Unexpected angles from UK thinkers

Two UK visiting professors bring new perspectives to the Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention.

Dipping a Toe into the Digital Humanities and Creative Arts: Draft Schedule (subject to change)

9.30am - 10.30am - DH@Deakin
An introduction to some of the projects currently underway at Deakin including the ANDS-funded Metadata Management Project. Open Discussion.

10.30am - 12.00pm - Humanities under Re-Vision

Three speakers will discuss the digital tools and techniques they are using to look over historical records from a new vantage.

Tim Sherratt will speak about his Invisible Australians project, a ground-breaking study of the history of non-European Australians that has adopted a range of innovative research techniques including crowd-sourcing as well as the application of facial detection technologies in order to explore archival resources.

Gavan McCarthy (University of Melbourne) will demonstrate the Knalij network visualisation tool and show visualisation examples from datasets such as Forgotten Australians and the Find and Connect Australia service.

Alwyn Davidson will demonstrate the benefits of visualising historical, geographic, temporal, and multivariate data concurrently through a case study on the history of Melbourne's cinema venues.

12.00pm -12.30pm - LUNCH

12.30pm - 1.30pm - Humanities Networked Infrastructure (HuNI) Project (Panel)
Participants include Gavan McCarthy, Alex Hawker, Conal Tuohy, Ingrid Mason.

1.30pm - 2.30pm - Introduction to Linked Data (Workshop)
Ingrid Mason, Conal Tuohy
This session will provide a basic technical understanding of linked data; an explanation of some of the formats used in linked data; exemplars; challenges.

2.30pm - 3.00pm - AFTERNOON TEA


3.00pm - 4.30pm - How to be an impatient historian (Workshop)
Tim Sherratt
A hands-on session working with a selection of Tim Sherratt's various archive tools.

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20th September 2012