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Announcing: Global Archivalities Research Network

The Global Archivalities Network is a project launched by Randolph Head (University of California, Riverside), Arndt Brendecke (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) and Hilde de Weerdt (Kings College London). We seek to connect and recruit humanists in all disciplines interested in the comparative … Continue reading

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Global Archivalities: A Conceptual Workshop

Sponsored by the University of California Multicampus Research Group on The Material Cultures of Knowledge  and UCHRI May 7, 2013, 9-11 AM, PDT Archives play a fundamental role in historical research, yet archivality as a human cultural product subject to enormous variation has … Continue reading

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Oceanic Enterprise: Location, Longitude, and Maritime Cultures 1770-1830

  Conference at Huntington Library, Jan. 25-26, 2013: Oceanic Enterprise: Location, Longitude, and Maritime Cultures 1770-1830

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Public Lecture: “The Seeds of Disaster: Relic Hunting and Scientific Exploration”

“The Seeds of Disaster: Relic Hunting and Scientific Exploration” a public lecture by Professor Adriana Craciun (University of California, Riverside) Friday 12 Oct. 2012 5:00 pm in 300 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley Reception to follow

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Cambridge Colloquium: “We Need to Talk About Things” Sept. 27-29, UK

As part of the collaboration between the “Material Cultures of Knowledge” MRG and Cambridge University’s Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, there will be a second collaborative event in the series on “Material Cultures of the … Continue reading

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Legacies of the Mediterranean Symposium

“What’s Up With Mediterranean Studies?” Legacies of the Mediterranean Symposium May 4, 10:30 – 3:00 CHASS INTS 1113   Invited Speaker: Professor Sharon Kinoshita (UCSC) Sharon Kinoshita is a Professor of Literature at UC Santa Cruz, Co-director of the UCSC … Continue reading

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Copyright and Patenting Workshop @ Caltech

Copyright and Patenting Workshop Treasure Room, Dabney Hall, Caltech Friday May 11, 2012 9:00 AM 9:00 – 9:30 am COFFEE AND PASTRIES 9:30 – 10:30 am Myles Jackson (Caltech/NYU), “The Patenting of the BRCA1 and 2 Genes: Molecular Biology and … Continue reading

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UCHRI: “The (Technological) University We Could Be For”

[Digital Media and Learning Competition] “The (Technological) University We Could Be For” Wednesday, March 7, 2012 | 3:30-5:30 PM 135 Humanities Instructional Building, UC Irvine – with – Geof Bowker, Informatics, UC Irvine Beth Coleman, Comparative Media Studies, MIT Johanna … Continue reading

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“Collections in Flux: The Dynamic Spaces and Temporalities of Collecting” (UCLA Clark Library, 2014)

“Collections in Flux: The Dynamic Spaces and Temporalities of Collecting” Clark Library Conference, Spring 2014 Organized by Adriana Craciun (UC Riverside) and Mary Terrall (UCLA) in collaboration with the UC Multicampus Research Group on the Material Cultures of Knowledge and the UCLA Clark Library. … Continue reading

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Conference: Visual Knowledge in the Early Modern Americas

Conference at The Huntington Library: Visual Knowledge in the Early Modern Americas March 2–3 (Fri.–Sat.) 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. In this conference, historians and art historians investigate the role and interpretation of visual objects such as drawings, prints, and paintings as well as … Continue reading

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