Research Student Discussion Group in the Digital Humanities


Do you use technology for your research, or are you interested in using it? Would you like to learn more about IT in humanities research with other postgraduate students?

The Oxford e-Research Centre (OeRC) and the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities are facilitating a discussion group that will provide humanities postgraduate students with an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas, experiences, and expertise on the use of digital technologies for research.

The mext meeting will take place on 5 December 2013 from 2 to 4 pm, in the Oxford Research Centre in Humanities seminar room, 3rd floor, Radcliffe Humanities building. Following a proposal from the last meeting, this one will consist of presentations by research students of projects of their own using digital methods.

•Peter Watson (History), C12 and C13 English land charters: escaping from the relational database
•Lik Hang Tsui (Oriental Studies), Letter writing in medieval and late imperial China: analyzing and visualizing textual data
•Diana Greenwald (History), The Demand for Peasants: A Statistical Case Study of C19 French Genre Painting
Digital humanities specialists from OeRC, the Bodleian Libraries and IT Services will contribute to the discussion.

Please contact David Robey (OeRC) if you would like to present a project (at any stage of development) on another occasion, or if you have any queries.

Research and Masters students at all levels of technical ability are encouraged to attend!


Digital Humanities

Contact name: David Robey
Contact email:
Audience: University of Oxford only