Sussex Humanities Lab

News and events

Symposium: Designing Interfaces for Creativity (funded by the British Academy and supported by the Sussex Humanities Lab)
3-4 November 2016, Attenborough Centre, University of Sussex

SHL Research Seminar Series:  Caroline Bassett, Sarah Kember and Kate O'Riordan: Feminist Media Futures
Monday 7 November 2016 3-5pm (Digital Humanities Lab, Silverstone Building (second floor), University of Sussex

The Joy of Data, (first shown 20 July 9pm, BBC Four)
Sussex Humanities Lab and our Co-Director Tim Hitchcock featured in a BBC Four documentary about 'big data'. 'The Joy of Data', presented by mathematician Hannah Fry, tells the story of how data is captured, stored and made sense of. And Tim, Professor of Digital History, discusses his project that has involved digitising 150 years of court records of the Old Bailey.  



The Sussex Humanities Lab is dedicated to developing and expanding research into how digital technologies are shaping our culture and society, as well as the way we go about our research. The lab draws on expertise from diverse fields including philosophy and information technology, history and archaeology, media and communications, music and performance technology, and sociology, to ask questions which have always been at the heart of the humanities.


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