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Medical Science Lecture Theatre in Menzies Institute for Medical Research Medical Science Precinct

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You're invited to attend our Hobart Digital Humanities Pathways Forum.

The DH Pathways Forum will have humanities, arts and social science (HASS) researchers and the cultural collecting sector (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) professionals speaking about the links between research, data, and national infrastructure.

The Forum is an opportunity for scholars and collecting professionals to find out about contemporary data and technology-intensive research and collection practices.

9:00am Coffee pre-meeting

9:30am Introduction

  • MC: Ross Latham
  • Intro: Professor Kate Darian-Smith

9:45am Opening Keynote

  • Janet Carding, Director Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG)

10:15am Cultures and Communities: Background into the Cultures and Communities project, DH Pathways events and HASS collaborative research infrastructure landscape.

  • Professor Mark Finnane, Griffith University - Prosecutions Project
  • Caroline Homer, TAHO
  • Alexis Tindall, eRSA - Cultures & Communities 360 data sharing model

11:20am Tasmanian Digital HASS - Local lightning presentations

  • Jessica Walters, Tasmanian Name Index - transcribing and working with population datasets
  • Craig Dow Sainter & Stephen Thomas, Roar Film - SteamPunk Tools for Convict Records
  • Hamish Maxwell-Stewart & Christopher Lueg - A Dictionary of the Damned: using algorithms to assist citizen transcription

12:55pm Custodian/GLAM Panel Session: Cultural institutions in the Tasmanian GLAM sector speak about their collections and how they make them available to researchers.

  • Wendy Hoyle, UTAS Library's Special & Rare Collections
  • TMAG
  • Jai Patterson, QVMAG
  • Caroline Homer, TAHO

1:40pm Projects Showcase: Exploring digital HASS research in Tasmania, highlighting institutional activities, indicative leading projects, and challenges.

  • Richard Tuffin, University of New England - Production and punishment: recreating and repopulating the convict landscapes of the Tasman Peninsula
  • Svenja Kratz, UTAS - Art-Science: Provocations for Immortality
  • Mike Charleston, UTAS - Using Ecoacoustic Analysis to identify birdsong
  • Jenny Fewster, AusStage - The use of gallery spaces to showcase items in geographically dispersed performing arts collections

3:00pm What's Next for digital HASS infrastructure?: An interactive session on cloud-based research and the upcoming developments and challenges facing Digital Humanities.


This forum is for academics, students, data managers, librarians, archivists, and curators working in support of research in the humanities, social sciences and arts.

This Pathways forum is for academics, students, data managers, librarians, archivists, and curators working in support of research in the humanities, social sciences and arts.


Please register to attend using the green button near the top of the page. Please forward this invite to any colleagues or students that you think may benefit.


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