Special Event

The Digital Preservation Coalition: What does membership of the DPC mean for us?

Thursday Dec 14th, 2017 | 12-1:30 pm | Arts 01.06

A presentation and QA opportunity with William Kilbride, Executive Director, DPC.

Presented by the British Archive of Contemporary Writing (BACW) and the Digital Humanities Incubator (DHi).

The UEA became a member of the Digital Preservation Coalition on 30/11/17. This event is being held to understand what this membship means for the university and how we can benefit from DPC expertise and networks to strengthen our digital preservation strategy.

Everyone welcome!


Autumn 2017 Seminar Series

Big Data and Multi-Level Mechanisms: Insights into the Nature of Inter-level Relationships

Thursday Dec 7th, 2017 | 12-1 pm | Arts 01.06

Virginia Ghiara, Doctoral student of Philosophy, University of Kent,

In this presentation, Virginia Ghiara will discuss their research on big data in the study of social phenomena and the methodological implications of using it to obtain causal knowledge.

Boutique data: The Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) and DH at the Smaller End of the ScaleJohn Dee Annotations

Thursday Nov 9, 2017. 12 -1 pm. Rm 1.05 TEC (The Enterprise Centre)

Dr. Matthew Symonds

The Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL), UCL

In this presentation, Dr. Matthew Symonds from the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) will discuss their project about the reading habits of Gabriel Harvey and John Dee, The Archaeology of Reading, and how, by allowing the nature of source materials to determine their methods, this level of “boutique data” can lead to new insights into the nature of the early modern.

Tudor Letters as Big Data

Thursday, October 12, 2017 12-1 pm. Arts 01.06

Dr. Ruth Ahnert

Queen Mary University of London

In this presentation Ruth Ahnert will discuss her AHRC-funded project, ‘Tudor Networks of Power’ - a collaborative digital humanities project that reconstructs the evidence for Tudor intelligence networks from 132,000 letters that survive in the British State Papers (government archives), and analyses them using computational tools and algorithms developed within the field of complex networks.


The DHi is pleased to announce two funds to support digital humanities research.

The deadline for applications is Friday 26th January 2018

1. Digital Humanities Training Fund - Financial support for one faculty member (ATR and ATS) and one PGR student place to attend the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2018.

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2. Eastern ARC Collaborative Workshop Fund - Financial support for staff and PGR students to develop collaborative workshops in DH-related themes, and to develop links between UEA and the Universities of Essex and Kent.

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