Hot off the email: Archives 2.0 – Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future: Save the Date! National Media Museum, Bradford, United Kingdom 25 & 26 November 2014 Later this year, the National Media Museum will be hosting a two-day conference on the strategic acquisition and management of archives by cultural institutions.This event will bring together a number of key practitioners… Read more →
Proposals close November 11 – http://aa-dh.org/conference From the announcement: Proposals may focus on, but need not be limited to: – Institutionalisation, interdisciplinarity and collaboration – Measuring and valuing digital research – Publication and dissemination – Research applications and interfaces for digital collections – Designing and curating online resources – Digital textuality and literacy – Curriculum and pedagogy – Culture, creativity, arts, music, performance – Electronic critical editions – Digitisation, text encoding and analysis – Communities and crowdsourcing – Infrastructure, virtual research environments, workflows – Information mining, modelling, GIS and visualisation – Critical reflections on digital humanities futures
From the email: Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Digital Humanities 2012 – Call for Papers Hosted by University of Hamburg 16-22 July 2012 http://www.dh2012.uni-hamburg.de/ Abstract deadline: November 1, 2011 (Midnight GMT). … If you intend to submit a proposal for DH2012, you need to submit it via the electronic submission form on the conference website by November 1 Presentations include: Posters (abstract max of 1500 words) Short papers (abstract max of 1500 words) Long papers (abstract max of 1500 words) Multiple paper sessions, including panels (overview max of 500 words)
As with many such projects being open source your mileage may vary, but it is open, free, and so what you spend on getting it work is offset by what you’d pay for a product, upgrades, support and the like. For our project the question is whether near enough is good enough, which may not sit well with the values that archival practice embraces?
In 2011 it is being jointly hosted by colleges across London and will be an invaluable opportunity for participants to visit this active hub of digital scholarship and practice.
…Finally, the symposium will conclude with an unconference; a participatory, collaborative, and informal event in which the form and content is decided on by participants as it unfolds and in which discussion and production is emphasised over presentation and analysis.
Call for Presentations, Workshops, Papers International Performing Arts Conferences in AUSTRIA 2011 The conferences are open to performers, performing arts educators and teachers from all over the world representing various art genres, techniques and forms – theatre, dance, music, circus, visual and multimedia art, interested in the research of topical questions and processes in contemporary performing arts education and training. … Submission Guidelines & Registration: May 20 – 24: http://www.iugte.com/projects/register.php August 25 – 29: http://www.iugte.com/projects/reg.php December 17 – 21: http://www.iugte.com/projects/registration.php Speakers/Presenters of the past conferences: http://www.iugte.com/projects/presentations.php Photo gallery of the past events: http://www.iugte.com/archive.php
Relevant conference for our project: The DRHA 2011 Conference Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts Sunday 4th September – Wednesday 7th September 2011 University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, with add on option of Saturday 3rd September in Shanghai http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cas/digitalresearchinthehumanitiesarts2011/index.aspx In 2011 the DRHA conference will explore the new connectivities in societies and cultures which are enabled by the blending of virtual and physical space, the traversing of time and space through the virtual, and the evolution of innovative methodologies. … Narratives and networks: Cultural translations Peer to peer exchange and learning New generation web infrastructures, open source communities Digital alternatives to narrative Digital spaces and histories: Site specificity in the age of the digital network New self representations- from avatars to blogs, web pages and pervasive monuments Localisation and inspiration, the impact of GPS and mobile technologies Displacement and reproduction Digital cultural heritage: the past and the present Chinese digital cultures Who owns the digital: local2local, or global?