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Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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Digitising the Event: Digital Scholarship and the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381

12th February 2014, 17:30, Pemberton Lecture Room, PG21, Prof. Andrew Prescott, King's College London

To be followed by a drinks reception at the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, 7 Owengate, Durham

Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To book visit: www.dur.ac.uk/conference.booking/

Professor Prescott was from 1979-2000 a Curator in the Department of Manuscripts at the British Library, where he acted as British Library co-ordinator for a number of digital projects, including most notably Electronic Beowulf. He has served on the advisory boards of many digital humanities projects in Britain and America. Andrew is Chair of the Network of Expert Centres, a federation of digital humanities centres in the UK. He is a member of the Peer Review College of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and a Strategic Reviewer for the AHRC. Among the advisory groups on which Andrew currently serves are the JISC Digital Content Taskforce, the AHRC Digital Transformations Advisory Group. He is also Leadership Fellow for the AHRC’s Digital Transformations theme.

Contact admin.imems@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.