Programme, DPASSH 2017


Wednesday 14th June

Location: Space Conference Centre, 3rd Floor, Bramber House, University of Sussex, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9QU  

08.30 – 09.30: Registration

09.30 – 09.45: Opening Remarks by Dr Sharon Webb, Sussex Humanities Lab and Chair of DPASSH; Dr Natalie Harrower, Director of Digital Repository of Ireland

Welcome Address by Prof. Adam Tickell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Sussex

09.45 – 10.45: Keynote Address by Lizzy Jongma, Senior ICT project manager for the Network of Dutch War Resources.

 You’ve done it all; you’ve broken every code”.

Changing digital repositories into research spaces for the arts, social sciences and humanities.

10.45 – 11.15: Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.45: Session 1: Domain Specific Preservation

Neil Jefferies (Head of Innovation, Bodleian Digital Library Systems and Services, Oxford University)

Preserving 30 years of Digital Humanities Work: The Experience of King’s College London  Digital Lab.
James Smithies (King’s College London), Carina Westling (King’s College London) and Anna-Maria Sichani (Huygens ING)

An Online Platform to Preserve at-Risk Intangible Culture in Small Island States – an Explorative Case Study
Ingmar Nils Sturm (Island Ark Project), Dennis Redeker (Island Ark Project) and David Eichert (NYU)

Digital Preservation in Contemporary UK Visual Art
Laura Molloy (University of Oxford)

12.45 – 13.45: Lunch

13.45 – 15.15: Session 2: Beyond the object based archive

Natalie Harrower (Director, Digital Repository of Ireland)

Archiving form and function: preserving a 2003 digital project
Stewart Arneil, Martin Holmes (University of Victoria, Canada)

Digitally Preserving a Mapping Project: The Tim Robinson Archive at National University of Ireland, Galway
Aisling Keane, Cillian Joy, Peter Corrigan, Nessa Cronin (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Preserving Social Media: applying principles of digital preservation to social media archiving
Sara Day Thomson (Digital Preservation Coalition)

15.15 – 15.35: Coffee Break

15.35 – 16.25: Panel 1: Libraries and Publishers: ‘Challenges and opportunities in providing and sustaining access to large quantities of digital data/collections’

Jane Harvell (Head of Academic Services, Special Collections, University of Sussex)

Jennifer Kemp (Adam Matthew Digital Ltd)
Will Prentice (British Library, Sound and Vision)
Fiona Courage (University of Sussex and Mass Observation Curator)

16.25 – 16.45

“Outcomes and Impact from the E-ARK Project”
David Anderson, Janet Delve, Jaime Kaminski (University of Brighton)

17:00 – 18:30: Wine Reception at Attenbourgh Centre for Creative Arts (Falmer Campus)

Thursday 15th June

09.00 – 09.30: Tea / Coffee

09.30 – 10.30: Panel 2: ‘More than a library’: Exploring the public value of Europeana

Lizzy Jongma, Senior ICT project manager for the Network of Dutch War Resources.

Natalia Grincheva (University of Melbourne)
Timothy Duguid (University of Glasgow)
Caroline Ardrey (University of Birmingham)
Nanna Bonde Thylstrup (University of Copenhagen)

10.30 – 11.30: Session 3: Tools and Perspectives (Short


Dermot Frost (Manager, Trinity College Dublin High Performance Computing Centre)

Digital Preservation: An Irish Perspective
Alice Kearns (Independent researcher)

Artivity: a tool to collect contextual research data for art practice
Athanasios Velios (University of the Arts London)
Sebastian Faubel, Moritz Eberl (Semiodesk GmbH)

IIIF for DRI: It wasn’t just for the zoom (honest!)
Stuart Kenny, Kathryn Cassidy (Digital Repository of Ireland)

11.30 – 11.45: Coffee Break

11.45 – 13.15: Session 4: Arts and Preservation: Theory and Practice

Caroline Bassett (Director, Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex)

Digital Assemblages at the Crossroads of Art, Technology and the Human
Néill O’Dwyer (Trinity College Dublin)

Musical Organics: A Heterarchical Approach to Digital Organology
Thor Magnusson (University of Sussex)

Synesthetic Visualization: Balancing Sensate Experience and Sense Making in Digitized Print Collections
Stefania Forlini (University of Calgary)
Uta Hinrichs (University of St Andrew)

13.15 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 15.30: Session 5: Infrastructure and data modelling

Dermot Frost (Manager, Trinity College Dublin High Performance Computing Centre)

A Data Model for Long-term Archiving of Researches and Publications
Mouhamed Wael Al Sidawi (University of Freiburg, Germany)

Preserving and Managing Digital Arts and Humanities Data in the Open Science Cloud
Eva Cetinic, Davor Davidovic, Karolj Skala (Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia)

Knowledge Preservation – Rethinking Digital Preservation for Libraries
Neil Jefferies (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)

15.30 – 15.45: Coffee Break

15.45 – 16.45:  Panel 3: Saving everything? Appraisal and Preservation 

Sharon Webb (Lecturer of Digital Humanities, Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Sussex)

Demystifying the Challenge of Saving Everything: Digital Preservation at the Houses of Parliament
Christopher Fryer (Parliamentary Archives), UK

The Future is Hybrid
Stephanie Taylor (University of London) 

Records Professionals and the Digital Humanities: Addressing the Challenge of ‘Saving Everything’
Rebecca Grant (National Library of Ireland)
Elise Dunham (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Laura Molloy (University of Oxford)

16.45 – 17.00: Digital Preservation Coalition Awards and DAH Student Scholarship Awards

17.00 – 17.15: Closing Remarks, Dr. Sharon Webb (Chair)