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Tag: digital humanities

Preservation, presentation, and possibility: oral histories in a complex age

On Saturday, 10 June 2017, I was invited to give the keynote at Oral History Victoria’s symposium ‘Oral history in a digital age‘. This post is an edited version of that talk. A little over a hundred years ago, the ethnographer and anthropologist Frances Densmore sat down with the Blackfoot chief, Mountain Chief. She was […]

Skills for digital historians [#blogjune 10]

Today, three archivists (I was one) and three historians met to discuss what skills and resources were important when teaching a capstone history subject – not as part of a dedicated ‘digital humanities’ course, but as a necessary introduction to the digital aspects of their discipline. Here are some of the things we came up […]

Drinking about digital humanities [#blogjune 4]

All the work I’m involved in is collaborative. But day to day, working in a large institution on funded projects, sometimes under-resourced, often working toward tight deadlines, it’s rarely easy to find the time for just catching up with a cross-section of people with similar interests. Attending the recent Digital Humanities Australasia 2014 conference in Perth […]