The Max Planck research group ‘Visualizing Science in Media Revolutions‘ is organizing a series of online seminars that asks researchers, librarians, software developers, curators, archivists, and artists to reflect on the impact that digital media and tools have on their working practices. This seminar series can be attended online via Zoom.
Seminar 1: From the Analogue to the Digital: On The Changing Role of the Image in Collections and Research
Date and time: 16.10.2020, 13:00 – 14:00
Description: In the first of three seminars taking place this year, librarians Christoph Glorius and Anne McLaughlin, as well as the artist Wim van Egmond, will reflect on the changing role that images play in collections and research; what impact the changing dynamic between the analogue and digital manifestation of the image has on their working practices; and how this affected the questions that are asked or could be asked. The format for this seminar consists of three 10-minute lightning talks, which are followed by questions and discussion.
Seminar 2: Presenting and Investigating the Book as a Digital Object: New Directions in Book History and Publishing
Date and time: 13.11.2020, 13:00 – 14:00
Seminar 3: E-mails and Letters: Curating Correspondence
Date and time: 18.12.2020, 13:00-14:00
Please check the event website for forthcoming descriptions and Zoom links.