Inaugural lectures (@ UCL & King's College London)

10 Jan 2012 (All day)

On Tuesday 24 January, Professor Claire Warwick will be giving her inaugural lecture, 'The Monologue in a Crowdsourced World: Have Digital Humanities Rendered the Inaugural Lecture Obsolete?'. This will take place at the Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL, at 6.30pm, and will be followed by a reception. To register for Claire's lecture, go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2143978698

On Wednesday 25 January, a series of events will take place at King's College London to mark the merger of the Centre for e-Research with the Department of Digital Humanities. Details are as follows:

  • Lynne Siemens, University of Victoria, 'Interdisciplinary Collaborations across Sites, Borders, Languages', Anatomy Museum, King's College London, Strand, 2pm-3.30pm, 25 January 2012: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/2740622275.
  • Sheila Anderson and Andrew Prescott: presentation and round table on future visions for the Centre for e-Research and the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College London, Anatomy Museum, King's College London, Strand, 4.15pm-5.15pm: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/274078275
  • At 6.30pm, Professor Andrew Prescott, incoming Head of the Department of Digital Humanities will give a lecture "An Electric Current of the Imagination: What the Digital Humanities Are and What They Might Become". The lecture will be introduced by Professor Sir Rick Trainor KBE, Principal and President, King's College London.  A response to the lecture will be given by Dr. Raymond Siemens, Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria.

The lecture will take place in the Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Strand Campus, King's College London: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/2740816857. There will be a wine reception following this lecture.

Everyone is welcome to these events which are all free- please just register via Eventbrite to help us in monitoring numbers.