The Pelagios project has been providing the Humanities with linked data goodness for a few years now. This year the project will host a two-day colloquium that will be of interest to those reading this blog. More details below.
When? 20-21 July 2015
Where? King’s College London
Dear all,The Pelagios project is pleased to announce a two-day colloquium on the subject of “Linked Pasts”. Bringing together leading exponents of Linked Data from across the Humanities and Cultural Heritage sector, we address some of the challenges to developing a digital ecosystem of online open materials, through two days of position papers, discussion and breakout group activity. Day 1 will tackle the themes of Time, Geo and People, and issues of Open Data, Classification Schemes and Infrastructure. Day 2 will be devoted to two parallel structured activities, one exploring Niches (space, time, people), and the other Nutrition Cycles (open data, classification, infrastructure). For details of the line up of talks and contributors, see below.Venue and date: The Great Hall, KCL (Strand Campus), 20-21 July 2015Refreshments (tea/coffee, lunch) will be provided, along with a reception on Monday evening. The event is free of charge but places are limited. To reserve your place, go to: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pelagios-linked-pasts-tickets-16278937741.Day 1Welcome – Pelagios: A Linked Pasts Ecosystem?Keynote – Sebastian Heath (NYU), TBASession 1Time – Ryan Shaw (UNC), An Ecosystem of Time Periods: PeriodO (http://perio.do/)Geo – Ruth Mostern (UC Merced), An Ecosystem of Places: GazetteersPeople – Gabriel Bodard (KCL), An Ecosystem of People: SNAP (http://snapdrgn.net/)Session 2Open Data – Mia Ridge (OU), Trends and Practice within Cultural HeritageClassification schemes – Antoine Isaac (Amsterdam), Europeana (http://www.europeana.eu/portal/)Day 2Session 3: Towards an InfrastructureRainer Simon (AIT): The Recogito Annotation Platform (http://pelagios.org/recogito/)Humphrey Southall (Portsmouth): PastPlace gazetteer (http://pastplace.org/)Guenther Goerz (Erlangen): WissKI (http://wiss-ki.eu/)Holly Wright/Doug Tudhope: Ariadne (http://www.ariadneproject.org/)Session 4Structured Activity 1: Niches (Space, Time, People)Structured Activity 2: Nutrition Cycles (Open Data, Classification, Infrastructure)Wrap up: feedback, next steps + community actions