Category Archives: Conferences

Digitization and the Humanities: an RLG Programs Symposium

Is anyone here attending this? As primary source materials move online, in both licensed and freely available form, what will be the impact on scholarship? On teaching and learning practice? On the collecting practices of research libraries? These are questions … Continue reading

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Report on NEH Workshop “Supporting Digital Scholarly Editions”

The official report on the NEH Workshop “Supporting Digital Scholarly Editions”, held on January 14, has been released and is available in PDF form: http://www.virginiafoundation.org/NEH%20Workshop%20Report%20FINAL-3.pdf Attendees included representatives from funding agencies and university presses, historians, just one or two literary … Continue reading

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Informatique et Egyptologie, I&E 2008

A date has been set for the next meeting of the International Association of Egyptologists Computer Group (Informatique et Egyptologie, I&E), which last met in Oxford in 2006. Thanks to the kindness of Dr Wilfried Seipel, the meeting will take … Continue reading

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Problems and outcomes in digital philology (session 3: methodologies)

The Marriage of Mercury and Philology: Problems and outcomes in digital philology e-Science Institute, Edinburgh, March 25-27 2008. (Event website; programme wiki; original call) I was asked to summarize the third session of papers in the round table discussion this … Continue reading

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Services and Infrastructure for a Million Books (round table)

Million Books Workshop, Friday, March 14, 2008, Imperial College London. The second of two round tables in the afternoon of the Million Books Workshop, chaired by Brian Fuchs (Imperial College London), asked a panel of experts what services and infrastructure … Continue reading

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What would you do with a million books? (round table)

Million Books Workshop, Friday, March 14, 2008, Imperial College London. In the afternoon, the first of two round table discussions concerned the uses to which massive text digitisation could be put by the curators of various collections. The panellists were: … Continue reading

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Million Books Workshop (brief report)

Imperial College London. Friday, March 14, 2008. David Smith gave the first paper of the morning on “From Text to Information: Machine Translation”. The discussion included a survey of machine translation techniques (including the automatic discovery of existing translations by … Continue reading

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Registration: 3D Scanning Conference at UCL

Kalliopi Vacharopoulou wrote, via the DigitalClassicist list: I would like to draw to your attention the fact that registration for the 3D Colour Laser Scanning Conference at UCL on the 27th and 28th of March has now opened. The first … Continue reading

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International Seminar of Digital Philology: Edinburgh, March 25-27, 2008

Seen on the AHeSSC mailing list: The e-Science Institute Event Announcement The e-Science Institute is delighted to host the “The Marriage of Mercury and Philology: Problems and Outcomes in Digital Philology”. The conference welcomes both leading scholars and young researchers … Continue reading

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Humanities GRID Workshop (30-31 Jan; Imperial College London)

By way of the Digital Classicists List: Epistemic Networks and GRID + Web 2.0 for Arts and Humanities 30-31 January 2008 Imperial College Internet Centre, Imperial College London http://www.internetcentre.imperial.ac.uk/events Data driven Science has emerged as a new model which enables … Continue reading

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International School in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

By way of Jack Sasson’s Agade list: We would like to bring your attention to the International School in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage that we’re organizing in May 2008, in Ascona, Switzerland. It’s a jointly organization between: ETH Zurich University … Continue reading

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THATCamp: May 31 – June 1, 2008

See further http://thatcamp.org/: a BarCamp-style, user-generated “unconference” on digital humanities … organized and hosted by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Digital Campus, and THATPodcast

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NEH/JISC joint event at King’s College, London

Monday, 21 January 2008 in room 2B08, Strand Campus, King’s College London: Developing International Collaboration for Digitisation: the JISC – National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) perspective, an evening panel session looking at issues related to international digitization, hosted by the … Continue reading

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Digital Humanities Tool Survey

In Brett Bobley’s recent email, he alerted us to Susan Schreibman’s survey: Colleagues, Over the past few years, the idea of tool development as a scholarly activity in the digital humanities has been gaining ground. It has been the subject … Continue reading

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Tutorial: The CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model

Noted by way of JISC-REPOSITORIES: DCC Tutorial: The CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model – A New Standard for Knowledge Sharing January 29 2008 University of Glasgow The DCC and FORTH are delighted to announce that they will be delivering a joint … Continue reading

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