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DIGITENS Year 3

 DIGITENS Year 3

 

Due to COVID-19 and the unpredictability of our times, these 2021 events may be cancelled or postponed, or may take place remotely.

January 2021 - Panel at BSCES - Oxford. Virtual event
Presentation of the DIGITENS project and platform during BSECS conference (British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)

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18 February 2021 - Digital training workshop in partnership with the CRBC - Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Knowledge-sharing workshop with the CRBC (https://rebelle.hypotheses.org/1) - Hybrid format

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5 March 2021 at 2PM (UK time) - Workshop on Dance, Song, Music and Sociability (1750-1832) - Virtual event
The aim of this conference is to focus on different aspects of the world of sound and movement and on their wider influence on the behavior of people at the end of the eighteenth century and beginning of the nineteenth century. See CFP for more details.
Organized by Mark Philp (WAR) and in partnership with the universities of Warwick and Queen Mary.

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15 April 2021 - Round-table: "Sociabilité et épidémies hier et aujourd’hui : enjeux historiques, sociaux et culturels" - Université Sorbonne Paris Nord
An interdisciplinary round-table with the participation of historians, literary critics, sociologists and medical experts to discuss the impact of epidemics on sociability and the representation of sociability.
Organisers: Sabrina Juillet (UP13) and Sophie Vasset (LARCA)

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10 May 2021 - Seminar session on women, spas and sociability in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries co-organized by the GIS Sociability and the LARCA research center as part of the seminar "Thermalisme et politique" - Université de Paris.
Guest speakers:Elaine Chalus (University of Liverpool), Annick Cossic (UBO Brest) et Rachael Johnson (Kingston University).
Organized by Sophie Vasset (LARCA), François Zanetti (ICT) & Samuel Cuisinier-Delorme (IRHIM, Université Clermont Auvergne) - For more information, please contact sophie.vasset@u-paris.fr

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3 & 17 June 2021 - Cycle of talks: « Sociabilité & Libertinage » - Musée Cognacq-Jay.
These talks will be organised by the GIS during the exhibition L’empire des sens, de François Boucher à Jean-Baptiste Greuze at the musée Cognacq-Jay so as to foster academic interest in the works of art exhibited.
Organisers: Valérie Capdeville (UP13), Alain Kerhervé (UBO) and Annick Lemoine (MCJ)

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7-10 October 2021 - Fête de la Science - Brest
Organised at a national level, this event will present the scientific objectives and the DIGITENS encyclopedia to the general public and high-school students.

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23 October 2021 – NECBS (Northeast Conference on British Studies)
This event aims to present the work done by GRISOL & GIS on the concept of sociability.
Organisers: Brian Cowan (McGill)

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November 2021 - Talk on Romanticism and Sociability by Prof. Christoph Bode (Chair of Modern English Literature in the Department of English and American Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) - Greifswald (postponed)
Organiser: Sebastian Domsch (UG)

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FF21: Fantastic Futures, 3rd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Librairies, Archives and Museums (9-10 December 2021)
A workshop will take place to enable scholars to train using Transkribus and eScriptorium.
Organisers: Jean-Philippe Moreux (BnF) and Mark Bell (TNA)

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December 2021 or Jan/Feb 2022 – Workshop on BnF caricatures
Lectures and workshop with students at BnF and MCJ on French Revolution prints.
Organisers: BnF and WAR

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End 2021 or 2022 (to be confirmed) - One-day conference on the topic of "Nature and Sociability" - Bydgoczsz, Poland (postponed)
The event will examine issues such as the nature of sociability and its relation to the natural world, exploring aspects such as the natural backgrounds for sociable practices (gardens, parks, wilderness)
Organisers: Jakub Lipski (KWU), Tymon Adamczewski (KWU) & Karl Wood (KWU)

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December 2021 - End-of-the-year meeting to report on progress done on deliverables and milestones.