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International Symposium on Digital Scholarship Schedule

June 5 Schedule

June 5, 2019 (Wednesday) at Fordham's London Centre, 2 Eyre Street Hill

9 - 10:45 a.m.

Panel IV: Digital Urban Studies

Chair: Prof. Eva Badowska (Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Associate Vice President, Arts and Sciences, Fordham)

  1. Prof. Jacqueline Reich (Communication and Media Studies, Fordham), “Oral History and the (Digital) Archive: The Bronx Italian American History Initiative”

  2. Prof. Daniela Treveri Gennari (School of Arts: Technology, Design, and Environment, Oxford-Brookes) and Dr. Silvia Dibeltulo (Communication, Media and Culture, Oxford-Brookes), “CineRicordi: Co-creating a Digital Archive to Map Memories of Cinema-going in Post-war Italy”

  3. Dr. Gregory Donovan (Communication and Media Studies, Fordham), “Keeping Place in ‘Smart’ Cities: Situating the Settlement House as a Means of Knowing and Belonging in the Informational City”

  4. Dr. Melissa Butcher (Geography, Environment and Development Studies, Birkbeck), “Creating Hackney as Home: Youth Perspectives on Gentrification in London”
10:45 - 11 a.m.

Coffee Break

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Panel V: Digital Editions, Databases, and Linked Data

Chair: Prof. Vanessa Harding (History, Classics, and Archaeology, Birkbeck)

  1. Dr. Simon T. Parsons (History, Kings College London), “The Siege of Antioch Project: Editorial Challenges”

  2. Dr. Nicholas L. Paul (History, Fordham University), “The Siege of Antioch Project: Digital Approaches”

  3. Prof. Maryanne Kowaleski (History and Medieval Studies, Fordham), “Prosopography and Database Design in the Medieval Londoners Project”

  4. Katherina Fostano (Visual Resources Coordinator, Art History and Music, Fordham), “Linked Data and Digital Prosopography”

  5. Dr. Philip Carter and Jonathan Blaney (IHR Digital, SAS, University of London), “Print, Data, Network, Photograph: Recreating Women Student Ties at the University of London, 1900-1910”
1 - 2 p.m.

Lunch

2 - 4 p.m.

Panel VI: Digital Mapping

Chair: Prof. Catherine Clarke (Chair in the History of People, Place and Community, Institute of Historical Research, University of London)

  1. Prof. Anthony Bale (Executive Dean of the School of Arts, Birkbeck), "Digital Mapping in the Pilgrims Libraries Project"

  2. Patrick DeBrosse (Ph.D. Student, History, Fordham), “Space, Place, and Story in the Siege of Antioch Project"

  3. Prof. Matthew Davies (Executive Dean School of Social Sciences, History, and Philosophy, Birkbeck), “The Layers of London Project”

  4. Dr. Gregory Acevedo (Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham), “Maps and Legends: Revisiting Charles Booth’s Classifications of London Poverty in the Context of Twenty-first Century Urban Inequality”

  5. Prof. Fiona Candlin (Art History, Birkbeck), Prof. Alex Poulovassilis (Computer Science & Knowledge Lab, Birkbeck), and Dr. Andrea Ballatore (Geography, Environment, and Development Studies, Birkbeck), “Designing a Knowledge Base to Research the History and Geography of the UK Museums Sector 1960-2020”
4 - 4:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Round Table Discussion: Institutional Collaborations Going Forward

Chair: Dr. George Hong (Chief Research Officer and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Fordham)

  1. Dr. Gregory Donovan (Communications and Media Studies, and Co-Coordinator of the Strategic Research Consortium on Digital Scholarship, Fordham)

  2. Prof. Jacqueline Reich (Communications and Media Studies, and Interim Co-Coordinator of the Strategic Research Consortium on Digital Scholarship, Fordham)

  3. Prof. Anthony Bale (Executive Dean, School of Arts and Professor of Medieval Studies, Birkbeck)

  4. Prof. Matthew Davies (Executive Dean, School of Social Sciences, History, and Philosophy, Birkbeck)

  5. Dr. Micki McGee (Sociology and Anthropology, and Co-Coordinator of Digital Scholarship Committee, Fordham)

  6. Prof. Jane Winters (Professor of Digital Humanities, School for Advanced Study, University of London)
6 p.m.

Closing Remarks

  1. Dr. Ellen Fahey-Smith (Associate Vice President, Office of the Provost at Fordham)

  2. Prof. Julian Swann (Pro-Vice Master for Research and Director of the Graduate Research School, Birkbeck)
6:15 - 8 p.m.

Farewell Reception and Dinner (Fordham’s London Centre)


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