Author: Ségolène Tarte

Neuroscience and Palaeography

Whilst this blog has been dormant for the last few years, work has continued. The outcomes of the fellowship that prompted me to start this research blog  are presented in the following paper: http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/openbook/chapter/dhc2012-tarte, (published in 2014). In a nutshell, the core of this work consisted in identifying a range of strategies that…

Harvests from September conferences

September has been a very busy month, where I spent most of my time at conferences: Digital Humanities Congress at Sheffield (6th-8th Sept 2012) Digital Research at Oxford (10th-12th Sept) Perspectives workshop on Computing and Palaeography at Scholss Dagstuhl, Germany (18th-21st Sept) Materiality of Texts conference at Durham (24th-26th Sept)…

On Expertise and Expert Performance

Expert (Chambers Dictionary of Etymology) What do expertise and expert performance have to do with this digital curation of knowledge creation project? Well, if I can understand better what expertise is, where it comes from, and how it is constituted, I will have armed myself with a very valuable tool…

Multi- and Cross-Disciplinary Research: Getting Organized

Leaving the starting blocks This is where it all starts. Today is officially the first day of my fellowship, and I need to get myself into gear and out of those starting blocks. I’ve done cross-disciplinary work before, but here, I’m flying solo – or almost, as I thankfully have…

On public vs private research

Back from Würzburg, where I attended the « Digital Palaeography » ESF exploratory workshop – and on which Dr. Dominique Stutzmann reports in his blog – I find myself pondering on issues of public vs private research. Youtie, times before the widespread adoption of digital tools, already commented on this issue in…