You Tube Digital Ethnography from the Mensch (M Wesch)

11 08 2008

Digital Humanities: Past, Present, Future

11 08 2008

Digital Humanities: Past, Present, Future

A one-day symposium presented by the Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Western Sydney

10am-4pm, Tuesday 2 September 2008

The Gallery, Female Orphan School (building EZ), Parramatta campus, UWS


Professor Willard McCarty, Kings College, London, ‘Stepping off the edge of the world or into it: The Dictionary of Words in the Wild as research?’

Dr Paul Arthur, Australia Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology,  ‘Historical GIS: Showcasing Western Australia’s Past, Present and Future’

Professor Ien Ang and Dr Nayantara Pothen, Centre for Cultural Research, ‘diverCities: Challenges of doing a digital humanities project’

Associate Professor Andrew Murphie, School of English, Media and Performing Arts, University of New South Wales,  ‘Open? Access? Publishing?: a new world for humanities publishing is a new world for the humanities’

Dr John Byron, The Australian Academy of the Humanities, ‘Roadmaps and beltways: Digital humanities policy developments’

Discussion: The Possible Futures of Digital Humanities.

Tea/coffee available from 9.30am, morning tea, lunch and refreshments provided. No cost for registration, but capacity is strictly limited so please RSVP to the convenor, Dr Elaine Lally,

Parramatta Campus Map and Directions <>

Mick Taussig discuses ethnography and Art at Sydney Biennale 18 June 2008

4 07 2008

See this YouTube segment of Mick Taussig reflecting on presentations by artists who work with ethnographic issues during the Sydney Biennale, held on Cockatoo Island, Port Jackson.

Humanities Links

29 05 2008 — the Humanist email list — Australian e-Humanities Gateway — Australian Partnership for Sustainable
Repositories — National Collaborative Research
Infrastructure Strategy (see also
, submission on Humanities disciplinary needs sent to the
subcommittee for Collaborative Research Infrastructure of the NCRIS
process in October 2005). A Roadmap was produced in February 2006 and is
currently being reviewed
). — eResearch Australia conference (29
September-1 October 2008, Melbourne) — UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council ICT map — UK Arts and Humanities Data Service (defunded
from April 2008 but still in operation for the present) — American Council for
Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure (including the final
report of the Commission _Our Cultural Commonwealth_