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Digital Humanities Workshop

Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Digital Humanities Workshop
Date: Saturday 16 June 2018
Venue: University Club of Western Australia, The University of Western Australia
Enquiries: email Pam Bond at emotions@uwa.edu.au

This full-day workshop for postgraduates and ECRs provides an opportunity to explore and gain familiarity with some of the key techniques and methodologies of computational research in the humanities, with a focus on the needs of medievalists and early modernists. It is structured around a supportive lab-based environment, learning from scholars with ongoing digital humanities projects in the history of emotions.


  • Dr Jane-Heloise Nancarrow is an early career researcher in medieval studies at The University of Western Australia, examining digital visualisation in cultural heritage, spolia, and the legacy of Rome in the middle ages.
  • Dr Michael Ovens is an early career researcher at The University of Western Australia, working on a series of collaborative projects related to the use of virtual reality in teaching and learning.
  • Dr James Smith is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Trinity College Dublin Long Room Hub, working on a project entitled ‘Conduits of Faith: Deep Mapping Medieval Spiritual Waterscapes’.
  • Dr Deborah Thorpe is EU COFUND Trinity College Dublin Long Room Hub Fellow, working on a project entitled ‘Old Hands: A Palaeographical Study of Ageing Medieval and Early Modern Scribes’.

Due to limited access to the technologies involved, this workshop will be limited to 20 participants. Applicants should submit an expression of interest in attending at this stage to emotions@uwa.edu.au.

Sponsored by a UWA Learning and Teaching Performance Initiative Grant (awarded to the late Prof. Philippa Maddern) and the UWA Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies.