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Humanities

Science Meets Humanities Event

Avenue Campus
Time:
09:30 - 13:00
Date:
23 January 2018
Venue:
Lecture Theatre B (65/1201) Avenue Campus University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Marie Cross on 023 80598823 or email M.Cross@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Applications of scientific and quantitative methods in the humanities.

You are all invited to this very special event at Avenue Campus.

Programme

09:30
Coffee and Welcome

09:45
Anne Curry (History), Tim Sluckin (Mathematical Sciences)
Introduction

09:55
James Burridge (Mathematics, University of Portsmouth)
Macroscopic spatial models of language, history and evolution

10:15
Alex May (IT Innovation, ECS)
Applications of machine learning in historical linguistics

10:35
Markus Brede (ECS)
Population dynamical models of human societal collapse

10:55
Break

11:10
Daniel Brown (English)
The poetry and writings of James Clerk Maxwell

11:30
David Wheatley (Archaeology)
The visual structure of historic and archaeological landscapes

11:50
Alistair Pike (Archaeology)
Applications of geochemistry in archaeology

12:10
Tomas Polcar (Tribology)
Modern engineering approaches to tackle open historical questions

12:30
Discussion

13:00
Close

 

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