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Digital Art History: Practice and Potential
11 October 2017


On Wednesday 11 October, #DAHRG will move over to the Paul Mellon Centre for the day and cohost the Digital Art History: Practice and Potential conference with the Early Career Researchers in British Art network. 

The full schedule and details on speakers and abstracts can be downloaded here.

The conference is free, but booking is essential. Please book via eventbrite.


9.30-10.00: Registration and Introduction | Paul Mellon Centre


PANEL 1Practice: Exploring the nexus of digital technologies and art historical research

Élodie Gössant- Reconstructing a lost country house: the case of Erlestoke Park (Wiltshire)

Phillippa Plock & Colette Warbrick- Digital/ized art history at Waddesdon Manor

Shu-Chi Shen- Revisualising, Reconstructing and Recreating: the Case Study on a Digital Exhibition in the National Palace Museum, Taipei

11.30-12.00: Comfort Break


PANEL 2 Potential: Evolution and synthesis of art historical methodologies

Nirmalie Alexandra Mulloli & Christina Bartosch – Exhibitions of Modern European Art 1905-1915 – Building metadata to reveal artist exhibition strategies and advance theoretical possibilities of exhibition spaces.

Ricarda Brosch & Adam Knight- The Quantitative Turn: Big Data Ethics in Digital Art History

Rosário Salema de Carvalho & Inês Aguiar- Match! Image recognition issues on Az Infinitum – Azulejo Indexation and Referencing System

1.30-2.30: Lunch


Workshop Session – App Building for History and Heritage |  Fern Insh (Sackler Digital Research and Engagement Fellow, Courtauld Institute of Art, #DAHRG)

3.30-4.00: Comfort Break


Roundtable Discussion: Early Career Researchers’ role in developing digital practice


Lecture – The Art of Losing: A Wishlist for Responsible Digitization | Emma Stanford (Digital Curator Bodleian Library, Oxford) | Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtald Institute of Art

7.15-8.00: Reception | Foyer, Courtald Institute of Art

In the evening, we will celebrate the day’s activities with the first of the 2017/2018 #DAHRG keynote lectures. This will be delivered by Emma Stanford (Digital Curator – Bodleian Library, Oxford) and is titled The Art of Losing: A Wishlist for Responsible Digitisation. 

The lecture will be open to all, not just conference participants, and you will be able to book your space soon. 

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