Digital Scholarship Seminar Archive

Details of previous seminars.

Digital Scholarship Seminar, Autumn 2014

11 November 2014

Mr Daniel Powell (visiting speaker, King’s College London & University of Victoria) 
Towards a typology of the open edition 
Respondent: Dr Justin Tonra (English, NUI Galway)

27 November 2014

Dr Aidan Kane (Economics, NUI Galway), Dr Patrick A. Walsh (UCD) & Dr Eoin Magennis (InterTrade Ireland) 
Creating a database of Irish international trade 1698–1829

Dr Máirín Mac Carron (History, NUI Galway) 
What are the potential benefits of applying mathematical network theory to Humanities sources?

9 December 2014

Prof. Patrick Lonergan (Drama & Theatre Studies, NUI Galway) 
Digital Humanities and Theatre History: Re-thinking the role of women writers at the Abbey Theatre

Ms Ellen McCabe (Huston School, NUI Galway) 
‘Let the frame of things disjoint’: Ambiguity in the digital age and the consequences for education

Presentations during the first hour of each seminar are followed by discussion and exchange over a light lunch in the second.


Digital Scholarship Seminar, Spring 2014

11 March 2014

Dr Giles Bergel (Visiting Speaker, University of Oxford)
Image, Text, Tune and Tradition: Some Semantic and Computational Approaches to Digitising the Broadside Ballad

18 March 2014

Dr Véronique Montémont (Visiting Speaker, Université de Lorraine)
Database Management in the Present Context of Digital Humanities

John Cox (University Librarian, NUI Galway) & Martin Bradley (Archives and Records Management Consultant)
The Abbey Theatre Digital Archive @ NUI Galway

25 March 2014

Dr Brett Hirsch (Visiting Speaker, University of Western Australia)
Towards an Electronic Edition of Fair Em, or, Much Ado About the Miller’s Daughter of Manchester

8 April 2014

Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh (Political Science & Sociology, NUI Galway)
Technologies of Peace

Dr Ida Federica Pugliese (Moore Institute, NUI Galway)
The (Dis?)advantages of Using Technologies to Enhance Qualitative Research Projects


Digital Scholarship Seminar, Autumn 2013

9 October 2013

In association with INSIGHT @ NUIGalway (formerly DERI). Speakers demonstrated how Humanities faculty and researchers can benefit from collaboration with INSIGHT @ NUIGalway’s semantic web experts and Digital Humanities and Journalism (HuJo) group.


Stefan Decker, Director of INSIGHT @ NUIGalway
Sandra Collins, Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland
Bahareh Heravi, Team leader of Digital Humanities and Journalism at INSIGHT @ NUIGalway
Handschuh, Stream leader at INSIGHT @ NUIGalway
Paul Buitelaar, Stream leader at INSIGHT @ NUIGalway

20 November 2013

Hilary Dully
Digital issues in practice-based research

Ciara Griffin
The author is glitched: media-specificity and the non-Western writer

12 December 2013

Lillis Ó Laoire & Micheál Mac Lochlainn
On the Joe Heaney Archive.

Mark Stansbury
What’s digital about digital humanities?


Digital Scholarship Seminar, Spring 2013

21 March 2013

Marina Ansaldo
Reading East: From concept to live online resource

Meaghan Connell
The Corpus of Hiberno-English Literary Dialect: preliminary results and analysis

18 April 2013

Adrian Grant
Historians and new technologies

Alison McNamara
An examination of gesture-based devices in the mathematics post-primary classroom in Ireland

14 May 2013

Deirdre Ní Chonghaile
Amhráin Árann — Aran Songs: Collaborating to create a digital-friendly music resource

Patricia Prieto Blanco 
Digital materiality and the constitution of spaces of familial interaction through photography