Hear Dr Cheesman give his lecture at the fourth meeting of the International Scientific Seminar - 'Shakespeare in Interdisciplinary Humanities Research'

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‌On 16 November  2015, the Moscow Humanities University hosted the fourth meeting of the International Scientific Seminar, ‘Shakespeare in Interdisciplinary Humanities Research’.   The meeting was devoted to ‘Shakespeare and digital humanities’.

A leading specialist in the field of digital humanities and developer of the VVV project concept, Dr Tom Cheesman (Swansea University, UK) - pictured below - spoke at the meeting.  To hear Dr Cheesman’s lecture, please click here.  (The seminar was given in English.)

Tom Cheesman at Moscow Humanities University

The Shakespeare seminar was organized by the Commission of the Scientific Council of History of World Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Fundamental and Applied Studies, Moscow University for the Humanities and the Russian section of the International Academy of Sciences (IAS).

The Director of the Centre for Theory and History of Culture and scientific secretary of the commission of Sciences Shakespeare, Dr Nikolai Vladimirovich Zakharov opened the meeting and described the goals and objectives of the international scientific seminar.  Read more >>>.

Dr Tom Cheesman is a Reader in German in the Department of Languages, Translation and Communication at Swansea University. His teaching includes German language, modern history, literature, song cultures; international film; general and literary translation; history and theory of translation.  He is founding Co-Director of the Centre on Digital Arts and Humanities (est. 2014): codah.swansea.ac.uk, and Principal Investigator on the collaborative, multi-disciplinary ‘Version Variation Visualisation’ project, a.k.a. TransVis. This project (AHRC-funded) applies Digital Humanities methods to multiple comparable translations. Interactive outputs are at: www.delightedbeauty.org/vvv. See also: www.tinyurl.com/vvvex.  Read more.