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Cross-cultural After-Life of Classical Sites

 Dr Valeria Vitale and Dr Gabriel Bodard explains the research behind the Cross-cultural After-Life of Classical Sites project, which aimed to extend our knowledge of the cultural complexity of many classical sites and widen the idea of the ‘ancient world’ beyond Greek and Roman cultures and languages. Part of a larger initiative to research and […]

Born-digital big data and approaches for arts and humanities research

What kinds of questions will big data allow us to ask and answer? How can we ensure this material is collected and preserved in such a way that it meets the requirement of humanities researchers? These are two of the questions addressed by a 12-month ‘Born-digital big data’ international research project led by Jane Winters, […]

Librarians and scholars: partners in digital humanities 

Christina Kamposiori, programme officer at Research Libraries UK, introduces a new report, published in July, entitled ‘The role for research libraries in the creation, curation, archiving, and preservation of tools for Digital Humanities research’. Its findings demonstrated the value of collaboration between librarians and researchers in the field. Share this article:

Heritage, culture, knowledge (some missing!) and cutting-edge technology

Dr Jim Walsh on the missing bronze bust of Moncure Conway at Conway Hall, home to the UK’s only ethical society, and its 3D replacement. In 1929, Conway Hall was unveiled with a niche in the foyer, this niche was designed to display a revered piece of artwork; a bronze bust of Dr Moncure Conway (1832–1907), celebrated writer, […]