Thursday (6th September 2018)
09:30 - 11:30
11:30 - 13:00
Introductions and Plenary 1
Chair: Michael Pidd

Lessons from the Digital Panopticon

  • Bob Shoemaker

University of Sheffield

13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:30
Session 1
Chair: Michael Pidd
Session 2
Chair: Katherine Rogers
Session 3
Chair: Jamie McLaughlin

Who wrote the Jack the Ripper letters? A stylometric analysis

  • Andrea Nini

University of Manchester

Digital Text Analysis of Herman Melville’s Marginalia in Shakespeare

  • Christopher Ohge

Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Mapping Museums and Managing Patchy Data

  • Fiona Candlin,
  • Alex Poulovassilis

Birkbeck College

Exploring Contagion and Migration in European Cultural Memory via Text Mining

  • Susan Leavy,
  • Derek Greene,
  • Karen Wade,
  • Maria Mulvany,
  • Gerardine Meaney

University College Dublin

Abundance and Access: Early Modern Letters in Contemporary and Digital Archives

  • Elizabeth Williamson

University of Exeter

City through empires. Toruń (Poland) in ontology of historical geographic information system from 10th to 20th century

  • Wieslawa Duzy

Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences

The history of a database and the digital afterlife of books

  • Stephen H. Gregg

Bath Spa University

Recovering narratives: reading through the digital library

  • Kate Simpson

Edinburgh Napier University

Revisiting Historical Literacy: the Potential of Digital Humanities Approaches

  • Mark Hailwood,
  • Colin Greenstreet
15:30 - 16:00
Tea Break
16:00 - 17:30
Session 4
Chair: Michael Pidd
Session 5
Chair: Katherine Rogers
Session 6
Chair: George Ionita

Modelling Eighteenth-Century Epistolarity: Unsupervised Classification of the Voltaire Correspondence

  • Glenn Roe,
  • Clovis Gladstone

How to be a fake girl in the Chinese speaking world

  • Shih-chen Chao

University of Manchester

DH Websites and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

  • Jamie McLaughlin

University of Sheffield

Visualizing Literary Style: The Case of Milton, Bunyan, and the Bible

  • Harvey Quamen

University of Alberta

Digital Art History Projects

  • Maria Golovteeva

University of St Andrews

Classification of digital objects in scientific philosophy

  • Eva Seidlmayer,
  • Brigitte Mathiak

University for Applied Studies Cologne

Developing the Oxford English Dictionary as a toolkit for DH research

  • James McCracken

Oxford University Press

Non-Linear Timelines: Modelling Time in Speculative Fiction

  • Sebastian Zimmer

Cologne Center for eHumanities

Digital Humanities: Project Funding versus Continuity of Research. Some Remarks on the Problem from the Polish Perspective

  • Bartłomiej Szleszyński

Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences

17:40 - 18:10
Presentation by Gale, a Cengage company — Accessing Digital Humanities With Gale
Chair: Michael Pidd

Accessing Digital Humanities With Gale

  • Chris Houghton

Gale, a Cengage company

Drinks Reception - Courtesy of Gale, a Cengage company
Friday (7th September 2018)
09:30 - 11:00
Session 7
Chair: Jamie McLaughlin
Session 8
Chair: Katherine Rogers
Session 9
Chair: Michael Pidd

Semi-automatic Multilevel annotation of vagueness in historical texts

  • Cristina Vertan

University of Hamburg

Challenging interactions: on what Digital Humanities and Modern Languages can learn from each other

  • Paul Spence,
  • Renata Brandão

King’s College London

Adjusting scholarly edition to the digital environment - the problem of annotations

  • Konrad Nicinski

Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

The Emergence of Titling in the Nineteenth-Century French Art World: A Quantitative Analysis

  • Mike Bowman

Birkbeck College

Business as Usual? Reflections on University English in the Age of Digitality

  • Clare Hutton

Loughborough University

Natural Language Generation: Negotiating Text Production in our Digital Humanity

  • Leah Henrickson

Loughborough University

How language technology can assist legal scholarly research

  • Wim Peters,
  • Louisa Parkes,
  • Mitchell Lennan

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Linguistic and Cultural Hegemony in the Digital Humanities

  • Simon Mahony,
  • Jin Gao

University College London

Between the Lines. A Digital Critique of Literary Representation

  • Roel Smeets

Radboud University Nijmegen

11:00 - 11:30
Tea break
11:30 - 13:00
Session 10 — Discursive ways with historical language data
Chair: George Ionita
Session 11 — Digital dialogues at the BSR: Accessing Italian Cultural Heritage
Chair: Jamie McLaughlin
Session 12
Chair: Michael Pidd

Finding meaning through linguistic probability in 60,000 early modern English texts: Innovations from the Linguistic DNA project

  • Seth Mehl

University of Sheffield

Digital imaging, imagining and imitation of historic interiors

  • Graeme Earl

King's College London

A Corpus Linguistic Study of “Models” and “Modelling”: intellectual and technical challenges

  • Chris Pak

King's Digital Lab

A distant history of Libraries: “Is this the librarye that thou haddest chosen”?

  • Iona Hine

University of Sheffield

The Archaeology of Portus Massive Open Online Course

  • Eleonora Gandolfi

University of Southampton

User Experience in scholar editions. Case study of New Panorama of Polish Literature ( and

  • Agnieszka Kochańska

Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Fuzzy Dating and Ambiguous Courting: Accounting for varying metadata precision in historical semantic development

  • Fraser Dallachy

University of Glasgow

Creating a Digital Portal: repositioning the BSR’s Digital Collections

  • Alessandra Giovenco,
  • Beatrice Gelosia,
  • Valerie Scott

British School at Rome

Crowdsourcing at the British Library: lessons learnt and future directions

  • Mia Ridge

The British Library

Eye-tracking architecture: using digital eye-tracking technology to investigate the viewing of baroque architecture in Rome.

  • Patrick O’Keeffe

British School at Rome

13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 15:30
Session 13
Chair: Michael Pidd
Session 14 — Archivo Storico Ricordi: Bringing 200 years of music online
Chair: Katherine Rogers
Session 15
Chair: Jamie McLaughlin

Modeling linked cultural events: design and application

  • Claartje Rasterhoff

University of Amsterdam

The letters of Casa Ricordi as a hub to explore a large and varied historical heritage

  • Patrizia Rebulla

Archivo Storico Ricordi, Milan

On the use of DOT/GraphViz diagrams for the representation of artefacts with complex stratigraphy and biography

  • Eleni Kotoula (Dr)

University of Lincoln

Bernoulli-Euler Online: Presentation of early modern mathematical Correspondence on the Web

  • Tobias Schweizer,
  • Sepideh Alassi

Digital Humanities Lab, University of Basel

Transforming a paper legacy into a live database

  • Valeria Luti

Archivo Storico Ricordi, Milan

The problem of literary space: Using word embeddings with GIS software to explore spatial imaginaries

  • Anouk Lang

University of Edinburgh

What Academics Express About Their Sense of Self on social media? A computational linguistic analysis

  • Paolo Casani

Centre for Digital Humanities, University College London

Re-modelling legacy datasets: how to retrofit a data model

  • Katherine Rogers

University of Sheffield

Quantifying the phenomenon of immersion in virtual environments

  • Maja Gutman,
  • Qiujing Lu,
  • Vwani Roychowdhury

University of California, Los Angeles

Tooling up for scholarly editing

  • George Ionita

University of Sheffield

15:30 - 16:00
Tea Break
16:00 - 17:30
Plenary 2
Chair: Michael Pidd

Infrastructure or Interstructure? Supporting the digitality of the Humanities, at scale and in the long tail

  • Jennifer Edmond

Trinity College Dublin

Conference Dinner
Saturday (8th September 2018)
10:00 - 11:30
Session 16
Chair: George Ionita
Session 17
Chair: Michael Pidd
Session 18
Chair: Katherine Rogers

What do we write about in the Digital Humanities? A comparative study of Chinese and English publications

  • Jin Gao,
  • Simon Mahony,
  • Oliver Duke-Williams,
  • Julianne Nyhan

University College London

Using data ontology to understand the relational dynamics of film audiences

  • Peter Merrington,
  • Matthew Hanchard

University of Glasgow

Trends in digital humanities: insights from digital resources for the study of papyri

  • Lucia Vannini

Institute of Classical Studies

The conceptual foundations of the idea of government in the modern British eighteenth century: A distributional concept analysis

  • Paul Nulty

University of Cambridge

Hospital Ships, HGIS, and the Interconnectivity of British Naval Medicine in the Napoleonic War

  • Erin Spinney

University of Oxford

Tracing the History of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts: the “Mapping Manuscript Migrations” Project

  • Toby Burrows

University of Oxford

A Question of Style: corpus building and stylistic analysis of the Edinburgh Review and Quarterly Review, 1814-1820

  • Francesca Benatti,
  • David King

Open University

“A Lordship of the Feete [and] likewise of the Eye”: Using 3D-GIS to recreate ‘promenades’ and ‘prospects’ within English designed landscapes, c.1550-1660

  • Elizabeth Stewart

University of East Anglia

How do catalogues make history?

  • Jo Pugh

The National Archives, Kew

11:30 - 12:00
Tea Break
12:00 - 13:30
Plenary 3
Chair: Michael Pidd

Archival variants in the ‘age of experience’

  • Sarah Kenderdine

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:00
Conference closes