At Transcribe Bentham, we give regular presentations to both scholarly and public audiences to spread knowledge about Bentham’s philosophy, encourage new volunteers to take part and share our experience of managing a long-standing crowdsourcing project.¬†Contact us to find out more!

Upcoming presentations in 2018


Recent presentations

  • Seaward, Louise, talk at ‘Representation of the people in science: Women in civic and citizen science’, University College London, 19 March 2018.¬† All welcome, registration required.
  • Seaward, Louise, ‘Transkribus: Automated Text Recognition for Handwritten Historical Documents.’, Institute for Historical Research, London, 21 March 2018. Registration required.
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at Historical Association, Hertfordshire branch, 10 March 2018
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at Historical Association, North London branch, 9 January 2018
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution, London, 14 December 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, ‘What next after digitisation? Handwritten text recognition in the READ project’, Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities conference, Salford, 29 November 2017
  • Causer, Tim, Schofield, Philip and Seaward, Louise, talks at The Bentham Hackathon (held in association with IBM).
  • Seaward, Louise, ‘Quiet but powerful: sustaining the Transcribe Bentham volunteer community’, Le Crowdsourcing: pour partager, enrichir et publier des sources patriomoniales, Universit√© Angers, France, 19 October 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, ‘Enlightening the crowd? Crowdsourcing research with Transcribe Bentham’, Digitising Enlightenment II conference, Radboud University, the Netherlands, 16 June 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at University of the Third Age, London Summer School, 1 August 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at University of the Third Age, Rochester branch, 12 July 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at Guildhall Library, London, 22 June 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, talk at Paphos Third Age, Cyprus, 23 May 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, ‘Transcribe Bentham: transcribing with computers and the crowd’, Prior Project workshop on Time and Modality, University of Aalborg, Denmark, 30 May 2017
  • Seaward, Louise, talk to UCL Alumni network, London, 23 February 2017

For a full list of all our previous presentations, see our Events archive.