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Workshop: Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace (11/29/2015; 12/8/2015)


Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace

An interdisciplinary workshop for postgraduates and early career researchers

Tuesday 8 December 2015

Mathematics Institute, University of Oxford

Registration is now open for the one-day interdisciplinary workshop, Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace. The day will bring together postgraduates, early career researchers, and anyone with an interest in Ada Lovelace, to discuss the cultural influences of Lovelace’s work from the nineteenth century to the present day.

The keynote address will be delivered by Professor Sharon Ruston (Lancaster University), who will later be joined in a roundtable discussion by Professor Richard Holmes and Sydney Padua. The roundtable looks forward to hearing papers on a wide variety of topics, from teaching and curating Lovelace in the 21st century, to Lovelace’s influence in the humanities.

The workshop opens at 9.30am (registration) and will close at 6pm.

Register for £10 here: http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=70&prodid=386

Registration closes 29 November.



Funded student places for Ada Lovelace Symposium (9 – 10 December 2015, University of Oxford)

Thanks to the generosity of the sponsors, there are a limited number of funded places available to cover the cost of the postgraduate and ECR workshop (8 December) as well as the registration, reception and conference dinner for the main Ada Lovelace Symposium (9-10 December). These places are primarily intended for students studying in UK universities in 2015-16, and there are also limited opportunities for early career academics in Mathematics or Computer Science. All successful applicants will have the opportunity to write a blog piece for the Ada Lovelace website.

To apply, please send your name, contact details, details of your degree course, or other reason for seeking a funded place, to sarah.baldwin@cs.ox.ac.uk

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