Read-it project

Alessio Antonini

READ-IT workshop at ‘The Reader in the Book’ conference, London 19-20.03.2020

Members of the READ-IT team from The Open University will be presenting the READ-IT project, running an annotation workshop, and encouraging public contribution via our QR enabled postcards as part of ‘The Reader in the Book: Books, Reading and Libraries in Fiction’ conference at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London, 19-20…

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KMi Fest at The Open University

On the 14th of November 2019, the Knowledge Media Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary in the OU Library: a KMi Festival. Among the showcase of KMi cutting-edge research, Dr. Alessio Antonini presented READ-IT project and the progress made in the first year and half of activities in modelling the reading experience.

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READ-IT presented at DH2019 conference, Utrecht, Netherlands (July 2019)

READ-IT team members François Vignale (Le Mans University), Francesca Benatti (The Open University, pictured above) and Alessio Antonini (The Open University) presented a paper, entitled “Reading in Europe – Challenge and Case Studies of READ-IT” at the recent DH2019 conference at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 8-12 July 2019. You can read the full abstract here….

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New Publication (June 2019): ‘All We Do is “Stalking”: Studying New Forms of Reading in Social Networks’

READ-IT team member Dr Alessio Antonini (The Open University) and Associate Partner Dr Gustavo Gomez Mejia (Université François Rabelais, Tours) have a new peer-reviewed workshop article – ‘All We Do is “Stalking”: Studying New Forms of Reading in Social Networks’. This article provides an outline of an emerging reading practice – reading as stalking –…

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New Publication (June 2019): ‘Modelling Changes in Diaries, Correspondence and Authors’ Libraries to support research on reading: the READ-IT approach’

READ-IT Project PI-5 Prof Guillaume Gravier (CNRS-IRISA, Rennes) and team members Dr Alessio Antonini (The Open University), Dr Francesca Benatti (The Open University) and Dr François Vignale (Le Mans Université) have co-authored a new peer-reviewed workshop article, “Modelling Changes in Diaries, Correspondence and Authors’ Libraries to support research on reading: the READ-IT approach”.  The workshop…

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New Publication (April 2019): Alessio Antonini, ‘Developing a meta-language in multidisciplinary research projects: the case study of READ-IT’

READ-IT UK project team member Dr Alessio Antonini has a new peer-reviewed workshop article – “Developing a meta-language in multidisciplinary research projects: the case study of READ-IT”. In the workshop article, Antonini reports on the use of philosophy in developing a research language in a project involving multiple disciplines. He discusses the case of READ-IT…

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READ-IT collaborative workshop (London, 3 July): ‘Reading the Classical Past’

READ-IT UK project team members Dr Shafquat Towheed, Dr Alessio Antonini, Dr Francesca Benatti and Dr Henry Stead will be working with Open University colleagues in Classical Studies and Digital Humanities to run a collaborative workshop, ‘Reading the Classical Past: A Collaborative Workshop’, at The Open University Future Learn office in London (1-11 Hawley Crescent,…

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READ-IT technical team meet in Rennes, France, 19-20.12.2018

The second meeting of the READ-IT technical team took place on 19-20 December 2018 at CNRS-IRISA, Rennes, France, attended by Guillaume Gravier (CNRS-IRISA), François Vignale (Le Mans Université) and Alessio Antonini (The Open University). The meeting was an important milestone in the design of the READ-IT data model. First, we worked to harmonize the three…

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