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Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School - July 2016

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Do you work in the Humanities or support people who do? Are you interested in how the digital can help your research?


Registration is now open for the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2016, taking place 4th - 8th July.

The Summer School offers training to anyone with an interest in the Digital Humanities, including academics at all career stages, students, project managers, and people who work in IT, libraries, and cultural heritage. Delegates follow one of the available week-long workshops, supplementing their training with expert guest lectures. Bed and breakfast, en-suite accommodation is available at an Oxford college on a first-come-first-served basis. Delegates can also join events each evening.


Reduced fees are available for academics and students, see the registration page at for details.


  • An Introduction to Digital Humanities - "Expert insights into our digital landscape"
  • An Introduction to the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative - "Markup for Textual Research"
  • Analysing Humanities Data - "An Introduction to Knowledge-Based Computing with the Wolfram Language"
  • Digital Musicology - "Applied computational and informatics methods for enhancing musicology"
  • From Text to Tech -  "Corpus and Computational Linguistics for powerful text processing in the Humanities"
  • Humanities Data: A Hands-On Approach - "Making the Most of Messy Data"
  • Linked Data for Digital Humanities - "Publishing, Querying, and Linking on the Semantic Web"
  • Social Humanities: Citizens at Scale in the Digital World - "Social Media, Citizen Science, and Social Machines"

Evening Events:

There will also be events every evening, including a research poster and drinks reception, the annual TORCH Digital Humanities lecture, and a dinner at Exeter College.

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