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Event: DP @ British Crime Historians Symposium, Liverpool, September 2014

We’re delighted that our quest to take over the entire known universe of the history of crime continues with a panel session at this year’s British Crime Historians Symposium:

The Digital Panopticon: New perspectives on criminal justice records and the practice of transportation

  • Robert Shoemaker, ‘Identifying the criminal: The state and record keeping in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’
  • Richard Ward, ‘Seeing things differently: Visualising data on crime and punishment’
  • Lucy Williams, ‘Bound for Botany Bay? Assessing the differences between Old Bailey penal sentences and their implementation’

Event: Digital Humanities Congress 2014, Sheffield

Date: 4-6 September 2014
Location: The Edge, University of Sheffield, UK
Website: http://www.shef.ac.uk/hri/dhc/dhc2014

The Digital Humanities Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities.

Members of the Digital Panopticon project team will be discussing work on the project so far and related themes at this conference, in particular at two AHRC Digital Transformations roundtable sessions (visualising data; scaling up the arts and humanities). See the programme for more details.

Registration is now open and there are early bird discounts until 16 July. There are also discounted rates for postgraduate students.

Event: Representing Penal Histories: Displaying and Narrating the Criminal Past (Nottingham, Jan 2014)

Our Criminal Past AHRC Network – third network event

Date: 31 January 2014, 10am-4.30pm

Venue: Galleries of Justice, Nottingham

Free event but registration is required: more details here.

Prof. Barry Godfrey will be talking about ‘Conceiving the Digital Panopticon’ and other DP suspects team members will almost certainly be lurking. It promises to be an enjoyable and thought-provoking day.



Event: Transforming Research through Digital Scholarship (London, 11/11/13)

A showcase event for British Library Labs and AHRC Digital Transformations Projects

Monday 11th November 2013 11.45-16.00, The British Library, St Pancras, London (free, including lunch, but booking is required)

Audience: “Anyone who is interested in Digital Scholarship, research which involves the use of digital content, collections, data, particularly using digital methods for investigation.”

I’ll be attending and talking about what the Digital Panopticon project is about and what we’re hoping to achieve.

More information here. (The booking form is still open at the time of writing, although it mentions a deadline of 7 November…)