[open-humanities] Booking Open: Digital Humanities @ Oxford Summer School 2012

James Cummings James.Cummings at oucs.ox.ac.uk
Wed Apr 11 13:45:58 UTC 2012

The Digital.Humanities at Oxford Summer School (DHOXSS) 2012 is now 
open for booking!

Booking is now open at: 
http://digital.humanities.ox.ac.uk/dhoxss/ with a limited number 
of ‘early bird’ discounted places.

The DHOXSS is scheduled for the 2nd - 6th July 2012 at the 
University of Oxford. DHOXSS delegates will be introduced to a 
range of topics suitable for researchers, project managers, 
research assistants, and students who are interested in the 
creation, management, or publication of digital data in the 

Delegates will follow one of our 5 day workshops on:

* An Introduction to XML and the Text Encoding Initiative
* Working with TEI Texts (Advanced)
* An Introduction to Digital Humanities Tools and Approaches
* A Humanities Web of Data: Publishing, Linking, Querying and 
Visualisation on the Semantic Web

Each day will also contain plenary lectures:

Monday: "Crowdsourcing in the Humanities", Chris Lintott (Zooniverse)
Tuesday: "Humanities Research Data -- Rate me!", Wolfram 
Horstmann (Bodleian)
Wednesday: "Social Machines" Dave DeRoure (OeRC)
Thursday: "Linked Data in the Humanities: An Open-and-Shut Case?" 
Elton Barker (Open University) and Leif Isaksen (University of 
Friday: "Making the Digital Human: Anxieties, Possibilities, and 
Challenges" Andrew Prescott (King's College London)

and a free choice of afternoon parallel sessions:

Parallel Session 1: "Oxford adventures in crowdsourcing: models 
for engaging communities and enhancing digital collections" Kate 
Lindsay (OUCS) and David Tomkins (Bodleian)
Parallel Session 2: "Creating Digital Data Resources: Issues to 
consider" David Robey (OeRC)	

Parallel Session 3: "The other 99%: two approaches to project 
modelling" Pip Willcox (Bodleian)
Parallel Session 4: "Encoding Music Text and Text with Music" 
Raffaele Viglianti (King's College London)

Parallel Session 5: "Copyright and Open Licensing" Rowan Wilson 
(OUCS)Parallel Session 6: "Silos and Street-Literature: 
Digitising and Linking Cheap Print Collections and Traditions" 
Giles Bergel (Merton College and English Faculty)
Parallel Session 7: "Impact as a process: Understanding and 
enhancing the reach of digital resources" Eric Meyer (OII) and 
Kathryn Eccles (OII)
Parallel Session 8: "Discoverability, Accessibility, and 
Machine-Readability" Joseph Talbot (OUCS)

Parallel Session 9: "Digital Library Technologies and Best 
Practice" Neil Jefferies (Bodleian) and Christine Madsen (Bodleian)
Parallel Session 10: "Panel: Running Digital Humanities Summer 
Schools" James Cummings (OUCS), Sebastian Rahtz (OUCS), Ray 
Siemens (University of Victoria), Erin Snyder (OeRC), John Pybus 

There will be morning surgery sessions for group discussions on 
project sustainability, encoding, and funding applications. In 
addition there are two drinks receptions (included) and a three 
course banquet (25 pounds). Accommodation is available at Merton 
College and can be booked with your registration.

The summer school is a collaboration for 
Digital.Humanities at Oxford between Oxford University Computing 
Services (OUCS), Oxford e-Research Centre (OERC), with the 
assistance of the Humanities Division, the Bodleian Libraries, 
the Oxford Internet Institute, and e-Research South. The DHOXSS 
is organized by James Cummings and Sebastian Rahtz at OUCS and 
Erin Snyder at OeRC.

The Summer School will be located at Merton College, the OUCS, 
and the OeRC, all situated in the centre of Oxford. For more 
information see:


which includes a full programme, workshop descriptions, and 
registration fees.

Email questions to:

courses at oucs.ox.ac.uk

@dhoxss on twitter

Dr James Cummings, InfoDev,
Computing Services, University of Oxford

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