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Evidence of Value: ICT in the Arts and Humanities

Thursday 11 January 2007

10.15 Registration and coffee
10.45 Introduction
David Robey (Director, AHRC ICT in Arts and Humanities Research Programme)
Alan Blackwell (Crucible)
Mary Jacobus (Director, CRASSH)
11.00 Session 1: Digital Repositories: valued resources or data tombs?
Geoffrey Khan (Oriental Studies)Matt Riddle (CARET)
John van Wyhe (The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online)
Ellis Weinberger (Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit, University Library)
Chair: Lee Wilson (CRASSH)
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Session 2: Knowledge on the Move: What is transferable about 'knowledge' and what does this imply?
David Good (Social & Polititcal Sciences)
Robin Boast (Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology)
James Leach (Social Anthropology)
Chair: Mary Jacobus (Director, CRASSH)
16.00 Tea and coffee
16.30 Discussion
David Shepherd (Director, Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield)
John Holden (Head of Culture at Demos)
18.00 Reception (CRASSH)

Friday 12 January 2007

9.30 Session 3: Public Value: Who are the 'public' and what might 'they' want?
Francois Penz (Art & Architecture)
Christopher Burlinson (Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online)
Hildegard Diemberger (Tibetan-Mongolian Rare Books and Manuscripts Project, MIASU)
Chair: David Shepherd (Director, Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield)
11.30 Coffee
12.00 Discussion: Whose Art Is It Anyway
John Knell (Intelligence Agency)
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Session 4: Does Innovative technology lead to, or depend on, innovative arts research in the creative economy?
Maureen Thomas (Art & Architecture)
Ian Cross (Music)
Madeleine Clegg (Department for Culture, Media and Sport)
Dawn Giles (Arts Council East)
Peter Tyler (Land Economy)
Chair: Alan Blackwell (Crucible)