Computing and the Practice of History

Public lecture with Daniel Cohen, Avenali Resident Fellow in History
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 8:00am to 10:30am
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

British and American intellectual and religious historian Professor Daniel Cohen is an internationally recognized leader in digital humanities, and the director of the Center for History and New Media and Associate Professor of History at George Mason University. He has been active in software development, in pedagogy, and in thinking programmatically about the impact of new technology on research in the humanities and the interpretive social sciences. He has developed the principal open-source bibliographic management system Zotero, led the creation of several digital archives, and helped found The Humanities and Technology (THAT) Camp, and he is leading the Press Forward Initiative dedicated to the advancement of web-based scholarly publication.


The Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities
Department of History

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