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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 upcomingĀ 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: Continue reading →

Digital Literacy Conference

The Centre for Innovation in Technology and Education is organising aĀ Digital Literacy Conference onĀ 14th June 2012, 10am - 4pmĀ  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 →