Thursday July 19
9:15-9:30 Opening remarks by Nicholas Cronk
9:30-11:00 Round Table 1. Digitizing Enlightenment? Prosopography? Networks?
Convenor: Glenn Roe
Gregory Brown, Simon Burrows, Howard Hotson, Alicia Montoya
- Digitizing Enlightenment as a network.
- Prosopography in the digital age.
- Prosopography in literary, intellectual, and book history.
11:00-11:15 Morning Tea
11:15-11:30 Project presentation 1. EMLO (Arno Bosse & Miranda Lewis)
11:30-13:00 Round table 2. What are historical or intellectual networks?
Convenor: Gregory Brown
Ruth Ahnert, Keith Baker, Laurence Brockliss, Pierre Musitelli
- Communities, networks, collective biographies.
- Sociability and social networks.
- Correspondences as neworks.
13:00-13:45 Lunch (provided for speakers and presenters)
13:45-14:00 Project presentation 2. Quill Project (Nicholas Cole)
14:00-15:30 Round table 3. What is social network analysis?
Convenor: Arno Bosse
Sebastien Ahnert, Chico Camargo, Katherine Eccles, Chris Warren
- Social network analysis in the social sciences.
- Historical vs. contemporary networks.
- Networks as historical/literary evidence.
15:30-15:45 Afternoon Tea
15:45-16:00 Project presentation 3. Six Degrees of Francis Bacon (Chris Warren)
16:00-17:30 Round table 4. How to re-construct a social network?
Convenor: Jess Goodman
Melanie Conroy, Nicholas Cole, Miranda Lewis, Geoffrey Turnovsky
- What do scholars need to know about individuals to place them in social networks?
- How do we record those attributes?
- Authorities and disambiguation.