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Thinking beyond the tool

At last year's Theoretical Archaeology Group a session titled 'Thinking beyond the tool' was held, chaired by the university's Costas Papadopoulos, Angeliki Chrysanthi and Patricia Murrieta Flores. The sessions aimed to move beyond simple archaeological applications of computational techniques and reflect on the theoretical implications involved. The themes covered included augmented reality, 3D reconstructions, photo-realism, social network analysis and databases. Continue reading →

Global Futures lecture and seminar series

Here are the details of some upcoming speakers at Winchester School of Art in the the Global Futures lecture and seminar series. Global Futures Lectures Friday 04 May Victor Burgin 3-5pm Global Futures Seminars 25 April Michelle Teran 4.30pm 9 May Stephen Foster 4pm 15 May Alex Galloway 4pm 25 May Jodi Dean 4pm 6 June Pasi Valiaho 4pm Winchester Centre for Global Futures in Art Design & Media Winchester Centre for Global Futures: http://www.soton.ac. Continue reading →

Digital Literacy Conference

The Centre for Innovation in Technology and Education is organising a Digital Literacy Conference on 14th June 2012, 10am - 4pm  at Wide Lane, Southampton Airport. This FREE event (#sotondiglit) is open to staff, students and visitors who want to know more about how the ways in which we teach and learn are changing. Continue reading →

An overview of The Connected Past

Over the weekend of 24-25 March 2012 a group of 150 archaeologists, historians, mathematicians, computer scientists, physicists and others from 19 different countries met at The University of Southampton. Their objective: to discuss the critical application of network and complexity perspectives to archaeology and history. Continue reading →

Curriculum Innovation Programme modules for Digital Humanities students

A new Digital Humanities module administered by sotonDH will start in semester two of next academic year. The module can be taken in year one, two or three. The curriculum for this remains under development and will be the focus of workshops in the summer but the online version provides a sense of its structure and focus. The module will benefit from the many aspects of Digital Humanities research at Southampton and incorporate many local and external guest speakers. Continue reading →

#eSUSHI

The first #eSUSHI event hosted today in Southampton was a great success. Part one of a series of multi-disciplinary seminars: "Temporality and value at the intersection of arts and technology" It draws together a distinctive research programme from the University of Southampton and the University of Sussex’s Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (SUSHI for short) A draft storify of the day is available. RT @GraemeEarl: In the #eSUSHI workshop bit. Continue reading →

Archaeology Seminar: 3D Imaging for Archaeology using Structured Light Technology: Developments in Systems for Remote Areas, Hostile Environments, and Maritime Archaeology

Christopher Begley (Transylvania University and University of Kentucky Center for Virtual and Visual Environments) will be talking in the Centre for Maritime Archaeology at the Avenue Campus on 3D Imaging for Archaeology using Structured Light Technology: Developments in Systems for Remote Areas, Hostile Environments, and Maritime Archaeology. Continue reading →