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Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior, 1500-1700: the case of decorative textiles

On 19th March I attended the third workshop for this AHRC research network. The aim of the day was to explore how eyetracking technology can be exploited towards the understanding of visitor experience of 17th century painted cloths at Owlpen Manor in Gloucestershire. The day began with two groups of volunteers being “wired up” to the eyetracking hardware. Continue reading →

PGR coffee morning

We welcome all Humanities PGR students to our first PGR digital research coffee morning Join your fellow Humanities PGRs to discuss everything related to digital research (issues, questions, possible benefits, practical help, brainstorming) in a one-hour morning session fuelled by coffee and cakes! When? Wednesday 13 March 2013, 10-11AM. Where? Room 1085 (film editing suite, with card access), Building 65, Avenue Campus. Continue reading →

Art, Archaeology and New Technologies

This post was originally published at the Basing House: Community, Archaeology and Technology Project blog: Photos Acknowledgements: All of the photos in this post were taken by Alick Cotterill, so a big thank-you to him for letting us include them in this post. Continue reading →

York Heritage Seminar Series: Description, Dialogue or Debate? Examining the role of narrative in the visualisation of archaeology

Date: 26.02.2013 Time: 5.30pm Speaker: John Swogger (Archaeological illustrator) Location: Room 3043 building 65a (avenue campus) Tuesday 26 February we will be live-streaming another York Heritage Seminar, this time by the archaeological illustrator John Swogger who will talk about “Description, Dialogue or Debate? Examining the role of narrative in the visualisation of archaeology”. Continue reading →

sotonDH small grants: A Connected Island? Citation Network Analysis

By Tom Brughmans and Iza Romanowska This third blogpost about the Connected Island project will introduce our method for analysing publications and their citations. We will briefly discuss how citation network analysis works and the issues surrounding its applications. Finally, we will look at the very first results of this project: an analysis of publications about the Middle and Lower Palaeolithic in Hungary. Continue reading →

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Complexity

The following event might be of interest to SotonDH members: The next seminar of the CS4: Complex Systems Simulation Seminar Series 2012/13 will take place 30th January. Rachel Armstrong from the University of Greenwhich will give the talk “A Hitchhiker's Guide to Complexity”, 4-5pm, B53/4025, Highfield Campus. Details of Rachel's talk can be found here. As a teaser you can also see Rachel's TED talk in 2009. Continue reading →

Art and Archaeology at Southampton and Winchester

Postgraduate students and staff from the Archaeological Computing Research group are currently working with staff and students from Winchester School of Art on a new collaborative venture which will see the two departments sharing expertise, facilities and most importantly ideas. Led by Gareth Beale and Nicole Beale from Archaeology and Ian Dawson and Louisa Minkin from WSA the project aims to get students from both campuses to think differently about how they do research. Continue reading →

Digital Transformations 2012

The Digital Transformations Moot 2012 takes place on the 19th November in London and is a large scale day-long event for all with an interest in the new AHRC theme 'Digital Transformations'.  The theme aims to support the potential of digital technologies for transforming research in the humanities and the arts. Throughout the day, the members of the sotonDH team will be showcasing our work in the Hack Space. Continue reading →

e-learning symposium 2013

LLAS, Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies will hold its 8th annual elearning symposium on 24/5thJanuary 2013. The aim of the symposium is to seek to bridge the gap between the ‘techie’ and the teacher, giving educators ideas to help them integrate elearning into their practice but also to inspire them to see where the online future could lead. Continue reading →