Heritage Hack Connections

A free workshop for a whirlwind introduction to cultural heritage data, digital tools, and online possibilities with Tim Sherratt. Heritage Hack Connections will be your chance to share information, build connections, and warm up for the GovHack 2016 weekend. Learn about sources of cultural heritage data. Explore digital tools and techniques for working with cultural Read more …

Digital Tools and Methods for the Adventurous Historian

The aim of this workshop is to: Introduce the digital humanities — what is it and how can it help? Raise awareness of digital tools and methods for historical research Provide practical examples of working with large online cultural collections Explore new digital possibilities for publication and engagement in history A History Council of South Australia event with Tim Sherratt. Please note that there Read more …

AHA member receives 2015 Deen De Bortoli Award in Applied History

AHA member Meg Foster is the recipient of the 2015 Deen De Bortoli Award in Applied History for her essay ‘Online and Plugged In?: Public History and Historians in the Digital Age’. The judges said that this essay ‘provides important insights into how digital technologies are democratising not only access to research materials but also Read more …

The Tiger’s Mouth: Thoughts on the History and Heritage of Chinese Australia

Kate Bagnall’s research focuses on the lives of Australians of Chinese descent in both Australia and China, the administration of the White Australia Policy and the cultural heritage of Australia’s Chinese communities. Herdoctoral research was the first major historical study of intimate relationships between Chinese men and white Australian women, while her other work focuses Read more …

Discontents

Tim Sherratt is a historian and hacker who researches the possibilities and politics of digital cultural collections. He is currently half of the Trove management team at the National Library of Australia, and Associate Professor of Digital Heritage at the University of Canberra. Discontents