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Heurist Knowledge Management System

Posted by Ian Johnson on March 7, 2017

HEURIST is a flexible Open Source data management system which allows any confident researcher or data manager to design, create, manage, analyse and publish richly-structured database(s) within hours, through a simple web interface, without need of programmers or consultants. It is aimed at a broad range of Humanities data, characterised by rich text, multimedia, relationships, categorisation, uncertain data, spatial and temporal information, and the need to work collaboratively while maintaining access control. It allows incremental changes in database structure - existing data are not affected - allowing projects to start small and simple and evolve as the research develops.

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The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project

Posted by Sarah Ketchley on January 19, 2017

Emma B. Andrews is best remembered for her association with the millionaire lawyer turned archaeologist/art and antiquities collector, Theodore M. Davis. Traveling to Egypt with him between 1889 and 1912, she kept detailed journals of these voyages along the Nile, including his important yet under-reported excavations of 20 significant tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Emma provides a vital commentary on the archaeology and pioneering Egyptologists of the time.

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The Prague Spring Archive

Posted by Ian Goodale on January 5, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin Libraries have partnered with the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies to digitize archival materials from the LBJ Presidential Archive’s collections and make them accessible via a portal created with Scalar. 

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Apprenticeship in Early Modern Venice: the Garzoni project

Posted by Maud Ehrmann on April 1, 2016

Led by an interdisciplinary consortium, the Garzoni project undertakes the study of apprenticeship, work and society in early modern Venice by focusing on a specific archival source, namely the `Accordi dei Garzoni' from the Venetian State Archives. The project revolves around two main phases with, in the first instance, the design and the development of tools to extract and render information contained in the documents (according to Semantic Web standards) and, as a second step, the examination of such information.

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Novels Reviewed Database

Posted by Megan Peiser on September 26, 2015

Database of reviews of novels from The Critical Review and The Monthly Review from 1790-1820.

This project seeks to understand the contepmorary critical response to the only period in literary history when women published more novels than men.

 

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Belfast Group Poetry|Networks

Posted by Brian Croxall on July 29, 2015

Belfast Group Poetry|Networks is a site that explores the writing workshop that run in Belfast sporadically from 1963-1972. Founded by Philip Hobsbaum, a lecturer at Queen's University Belfast, the Group's members included some of the most famous poets of the twentieth centry, including Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon, Michael Longley, and others.

The site features:

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Palaeopathology and the origins and evolution of horse husbandry

Posted by arts-humanities.net on March 29, 2015

A collaborative, interdisciplinary project, rooted in archaeology and employing veterinary science to identify osteological differences between riding, traction and free-living horses, resulting from their different life-ways, in order to further our understanding of the origins and evolution of horse husbandry. Two analytical methods are employed:

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The Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles

Posted by arts-humanities.net on March 29, 2015

The Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles is an independent Centre situated within Goldsmiths, University of London. Our mission is to become a leading international Resource and Research Centre for the study, promotion and dissemination of the collections we hold. We aim to capitalize on our unique position as the only Research and Resource Centre within a University environment that exclusively documents, promotes and fosters the pioneering history of textiles at Goldsmiths from the 1940s to the present day.

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The Personalised Surface within Fine Art Digital Printmaking

Posted by arts-humanities.net on March 29, 2015

Is it possible to create a personalised surface within fine art digital printmaking?
This project seeks to consider and explore the way artists working now are dealing with the given surface of inkjet and what implications does this have for the role of print within an artists overall output. Does Digital print require an abdication of a physical response to the final artwork, or is it possible through questioning common assumptions and challenging conventions, produce digital prints which have an individualised surface and a history of their making?