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Here’s the programme for the Digital Humanities Panel, part of the School of Advanced Study Humanities Open Day on 10th June, which includes a presentation by the Centre on law and information and data. The open day will showcase the School’s resources and share information about postgraduate courses, research training, libraries, archives and digital tools – aimed at undergraduates as well as postgraduate and early career researchers. We hope to see you there – and please drop by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies’ stand at the event! Booking details here.

4 – 4:05: Welcome and Introduction to Digital Humanities Panel 

Lorna Hughes, Chair in Digital Humanities for SAS (via pre-recorded video)

4:05 – 4:15: Introduction of Panel Members and Themes

Panel chair: Matt Phillpott, Manager of SAS-Space, SAS Open Journals, and the PORT training suite

4:15 – 4:20     Information and Data: A Legal Perspective

Judith Townend, Director, Centre for Law and Information Policy, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

4:20 – 4:25     Digitally Mapping Historical and Archaeological Evidence

Matthew Davies, Professor of Urban History, and Director of the Centre for Metropolitan History, Institute of Historical Research

4:25-4:30: Increasing Access through Digital Methods

Henry Irving, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ministry of Information Project, Institute of English Studies

4:30 – 4:50: Questions and Answers

Moderated by Matt Phillpott

4:50 – 5: Concluding summary

Matt Phillpott