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Conference Announcement

COMPUTING ARTS 2001, DIGITAL RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH IN THE HUMANITIES

at The University of Sydney, from the 26th to 28th September 2001

<http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/rihss/drrh.html>

The first major conference devoted to issues in humanities computing
generally in the Australia-Pacific region

Details of the Program, Workshops, and Early bird registration now
available - see Conference site


Keynote and plenary speakers include: Lou Burnard, John Burrows, Nicoletta
Calzolari, Morris Eaves, Ian Johnson, Grace Koch, Mark Kornbluh, Daniel
Pitti, Peter Robinson, Edward Zalta


Computing Arts 2001 seeks to bring together scholars, academic researchers,
publishers, librarians and archivists in the region and beyond, with key
speakers in the field, to foster the exchange of ideas and to extend the
use of digital resources, techniques and tools in humanities research and
teaching.


It will be the first forum of its kind in the region to bring together
practitioners in such a wide range of disciplines. It will provide a formal
ongoing focus for researchers, scholars and librarians in the region to
discuss work, and develop networks and collaborations to extend the use of
new technologies into the traditions of humanities research, study and
appreciation.


- Major sponsor - Proquest Information and Learning Company.


- Computing Arts is hosted at the University of Sydney by RIHSS, Research
Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences, and SETIS, the Scholarly
Electronic Text and Image Service of the University of Sydney Library.


- Computing Arts is supported by The Australian Academy of the Humanities,
the National Scholarly Communications Forum and is held in association with
DRH, Digital Resources in the Humanities, the premier UK conference on
humanities computing


For further details on registration etc or for print promotional material
contact

Melissa McMahon
Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (RIHSS)
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Australia

Tel: +61 02 9351 5344
Fax:+61 02 9351 5700
email: [log in to unmask]
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