News and events
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.
- Who is the digital revolution for? 28 September 7-9.30pm, Lighthouse, Brighton.
A panel discussion organised by the Sussex Humanities Lab and ESRC STEPS Centre as part of the Brighton Digital Festival. Free entry, but please reserve a place.
- Case Histories in longitudinal qualitative research: an advanced training course, 6-7 October 2016, The Keep
A two-day advanced training event supported by the National Centre for Research Methods and held in partnership with the Mass Observation Archive and the Sussex Humanities Lab. More information and booking.
- Watch Melodee Beal's keynote for our This&THAT Camp 'A Series of Small Things: The Case Study in the Age of Big Data.'
- SHL masterclass with Duncan Campbell and William Binney 'Snooper's Charter: Mass Surveillance, GCHQ and You' is now available to watch on our YouTube channel. Subscribe to the SHL YouTube channel.
- Details of the Sussex Humanities Lab Visiting Fellows scheme (2015-2019) are now available.
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.