skip to content

Cambridge Digital Humanities


Automating the Crowd: Workshop 2

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:30

Automating the Crowd: Workshop 2 Supported by: Cambridge Digital Humanities, Cambridge Big Data, Alan Turing Institute Workshop organisers: Anne Alexander (CDH), Ann Borda (University of Melbourne), Siddharth Soni (Faculty of English, University of Cambridge), Kirstie Whitaker (Alan Turing Institute). This workshop will...

Read more

Machine Reading the Archive 2019 – end of programme workshop

Tuesday, 18 June, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:30

Machine Reading the Archive 2019 - end of programme workshop​ This public workshop will mark the end of the 2019 programme of Machine Reading the Archive, a digital methods development programme organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities with the support of the Isaac Newton Trust and the Researcher Development Fund. It will...

Read more

Social Media as Historical Source

Monday, 17 June, 2019 - 11:30 to 16:00

Social Media as Historical Source This advanced workshop is a collaboration between the ESRC project 'Secondary education and social change in the UK since 1945' (SESC), based in the History Faculty, and Cambridge Digital Humanities’ Learning Programme. It will explore the possibilities and challenges of using vernacular...

Read more

Computer Vision and the Digital Humanities: Practical Applications

Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

Computer Vision and the Digital Humanities: Practical Applications This 3 hour workshop will introduce the fundamentals of computer vision: participants will learn how to make their own images searchable. It will cover instance-based recognition (or image matching); image classification with deep learning; image comparison...

Read more

Seeing/Knowing: Using Visualisation as a Research Instrument

Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:00

Seeing/Knowing: Using Visualisation as a Research Instrument Visualisation is a primary mode of knowledge production, but it is often used as a secondary mode of display in highly conventional formats that limit the conceptual dimensions of research. The goal of the workshop is to explore possibilities for innovations in...

Read more

Real People Behind Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:30

Hosted by the Alan Turing Institute following on from the Automating the Crowd research workshop Artificial intelligence surrounds us, some automation we’re aware of: assembly line workers replaced by machines, or drones delivering packages ordered online. Other automation is more hidden: algorithms which decide who should...

Read more

Generative Adversarial Networks Experimentation Lab

Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 - 11:30 to 15:30

This workshop will explore what images produced by Generative Adversarial Networks can tell us about how algorithms affect ways of seeing.

Read more

Reuse, Recycling and Ownership in Ancient Egypt: framing our understanding

A workshop examining ancient Egyptian concepts of use, reuse and ownership, which have emerged from CT scanning and X radiography.

Read more

Using Images at Scale to Understand Environments and Behaviours

Wednesday, 21 November, 2018 - 11:30 to 15:30

In this workshop we discuss the Cambridge research that uses Google Street View to estimate cycling levels, and satellite data to estimate motor vehicle volume, in addition to discussing the issues of consent, data ownership, and validity that working with these emerging forms of data raises. Convenors: James Woodcock /...

Read more

From sources to data: historical people in the digital archive

Wednesday, 4 July, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

The creation of digital archives and editions of historical texts opens up new possibilities for the creation of structured data on human populations of the past. This workshop aims to open up the journey from archival sources to data to critical scrutiny from a range of different disciplines, with a specific focus on the...

Read more

What is CDH?

CDH is a creative and collaborative space where students, researchers and international visitors can come together to engage in dialogue, experiment with technology and advance scholarship.

CDH on Twitter