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The Clarke Studios Symposium

Digital Resources and Imaging Services (DRIS) and the Trinity Long Room Hub

Friday, 6 February 2015 from 09:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

The Clarke Studios Symposium

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The symposium will take place in the Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room HubTrinity College Dublin. Papers will explore how a resource such as the Clarke Stained Glass Studio project can be used to address wide historical and social issues, including topics such as religious history, cultural identity, and post-colonial studies. The event will also look at the research impact that a digital resource of this type can have on humanities research in Ireland and internationally. 

Registration 9 – 9.30 am

9.30 – 9.45 am: Intro, Welcome

9.45-10.45: Art History Keynote – Dr. Nicola Gordon Bowe

Harry Clarke (1889-1931): Searching, identifying, recording and documenting 1974-2014

10.50-11.15: Coffee break

11.20 – 1: Session 1: Stained glass studios in Ireland

Muriel Ryan (Abbey Stained Glass): The design and manufacture of a new stained glass window

Ken Ryan (Abbey Stained Glass)The restoration of the Clarke Studios windows at St. Mel’s Cathedral in Longford

Dom Laurence Walsh (Mount St. Joseph’s, Roscrea)The Clarke Studios windows at Mount St. Joseph’s Abbey in Roscrea

Paul Donnelly (TCD)Here, there and everywhere: The Studios global reach

1 -2 pm: Lunch

2 -2.40: Session 2: The cultural context to stained glass in Ireland

Dr. Roisín Kennedy (UCD)Reflecting the State. The Harry Clarke Stained Glass Studios and public religious art in the New Ireland

Dr. Fiona Bateman (NUI Galway): The African connection: Clarke Studios and Ireland’s Foreign Missions

2.45 – 3.30: Digital Collections Keynote by Simon Tanner

Through a glass, darkly – Reflections upon digitisation

3.30-3.50: Afternoon break

3.50-4.50: Session 3: The contribution of digital libraries to humanities research

Dr. Natalie Harrower (DRI)Digital Preservation and the Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Angela Griffith (TCD): The Drawn to the Page Database Project, TCD

Joanne Carroll & Marta Bustillo (TCD)The Clarke Studios Project

4.50 – 5: Wrap up

Do you have questions about The Clarke Studios Symposium? Contact Digital Resources and Imaging Services (DRIS) and the Trinity Long Room Hub

When & Where

Trinity College Dublin
College Green
Dublin 2

Friday, 6 February 2015 from 09:00 to 18:00 (GMT)

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Digital Resources and Imaging Services (DRIS) and the Trinity Long Room Hub

The archive of the Clarke Stained Glass Studios is currently being digitised by DRIS, which is the Digital Resources and Imaging Services of Trinity College Library. The project is also a demonstrator project for the Digital Repository of Ireland. The symposium has received funding from the Trinity Long Room Hub's Research Incentive Scheme, and will take place in the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin's Arts and Humanities Research Institute.

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