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Workshop: DH Downunder, the Australasian Digital Humanities Research Methods Summer Institute

DH Downunder 
(The Australasian Digital Humanities Research Methods summer institute)
Still has places available! 
Fee waivers also available for anyone experiencing financial hardship.

9-13 December at University of Newcastle, Australia (co-hosted with Western Sydney University)

DH Downunder is an Australasian Digital Humanities / Digital Research Methods Summer Institute in the tradition of DHSI and similar international summer institutes. We provide training in cutting edge Digital Research topics. People with all kinds of backgrounds are welcome, including students, academic staff, PhD and postdoctoral researchers, librarians and professional staff. The classes have a humanities/social sciences orientation, but people from other disciplines are also welcome.

This year there is a whole stream of classes around Open Scholarship, including:

  • open tools for open data
  • the theoretical foundations for open social scholarship
  • open access and evolving scholarly communication
We also have:
  • Linked Open Data, 
  • project management,
  • serious games, 
  • data wrangling with R, 
  • data analysis with R, 
  • spreadsheets, 
  • D3 dataviz, 
  • ethical data visualisation, 
  • databases, 
  • Python, 
  • web maps, 
  • photogrammetry, 
  • building VR projects, 
  • and app development,
All taught by a wide range of instructors from all over Australia, as well as Canada and the USA.

We will also have public lectures by Prof. Erik Champion, UNESCO Chair of Cultural Heritage and Visualisation at Curtin, and by Katherine Hepworth from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada.

There's an associated pre-event conference on Friday 6-7th December in the same location, on Knowledge Creation in the 21st Century: Approaches to Open, Digital Scholarship.

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December 9, 2019 to December 13, 2019 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

University of Newcastle, Australia

Event type: Conference


Event type: Workshop