[open-humanities] Digital Impacts: Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities
joris.pekel at okfn.org
Wed Mar 6 08:39:50 UTC 2013
And more workshops about Crowdsourcing about to happen.
Hopefully soon we will be able to do something like this in other parts of
All the best,
Digital Impacts: Crowdsourcing in the Arts and Humanities
Tuesday 9 April 2013
Location: Ship Street Centre, Jesus College, Oxford
Registration: Please register via the Oxford University
Dr Laura Carletti, University of Nottigham
Dr Tim Causer, UCL
Dr Stuart Dunn, King's College, London
Dr Kathryn Eccles <http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/people/?id=138> (Convenor)
Andrew Greg, University of Glasgow
Kimberly Kowal, British Library
Kate Lindsay, University of Oxford
Dr Chris Lintott, University of Oxford, Zooniverse
Mia Ridge, Open University
Alice Warley, Your Paintings, Public Catalogue Foundation
This one-day workshop will showcase digital crowdsourcing projects in the
Arts and Humanities, and discuss the impact of such initiatives. 'Impact'
is a broad term, which encompasses issues connected to community, digital
curation, public engagement and knowledge exchange. Key questions will
What does impact mean in this environment?
What types of impacts can be achieved by crowdsourcing initiatives?
How can crowdsourced resources balance quality control and peer review?
What are the impacts of devolving key processes away from core teams and
institutions to public participants?
What impacts do crowdsourcing initiatives have on participants and to
what extent is it possible to influence this?
The workshop is aimed at:
Crowdsourcing projects in the arts and humanities
Academics and students interested in researching crowdsourcing
Digital humanities scholars interested in the role of crowdsourcing in
knowledge exchange and public engagement
Institutional staff interested in launching crowdsourcing activities
Representatives of funding and evaluation bodies
Please note that there are up to 80 places available. There is a
registration fee to cover lunch and refreshments:
Early bird registration (before 15th March): £20
Registration after 15th March: £25
Students wishing to attend can request a waiver of the registration fee
by emailing: events at oii.ox.ac.uk
*Please note that registration fees will only be refunded if we are
notified of cancellations before Friday 15th March.* To notify us of any
cancellations, please contact events at oii.ox.ac.uk.
The hashtag to use for tweeting about this event is:
Open Knowledge Foundation
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