School of Humanities

#DAM Workshop - What's Driving You?

Thursday 18th October 2012 (09:00-20:30)


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Methods of Collection, Organisation and Interpretation

Data – Asset – Method: Harnessing the Infinite Archive is an international research network led by the University of Nottingham and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute. The network brings together university partners in the UK and US, and with cultural institutions and industry partners in the UK. Together, we explore the shaping of digital archives and in turn, technology and knowledge.


The first workshop focuses on the ways in which the infinite archive challenges traditional methods of interpretation and facilitates new forms of multi-perspectival enquiry.

Morning Papers: Katharina Lorenz (University of Nottingham)

 ‘Form as Method: Digital Archives and Ancient Art’

 Richard Marciano (University of North Carolina)

 ‘Big Data Collections for Cultural Content’

Aphra Kerr (National University of Ireland)

 ‘Post-Human Governance in Virtual Worlds: Implications for Researchers’

Evening Keynote and Showcase (from 15.45 - 20.30- open to everyone)

Evening Keynote: Robert Allen (University of North Carolina)

‘From Cinema as Object to Cinema as Experience: Blowing up the Film Archive



School of Humanities

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