The Center for the Studies of Manuscripts at Hamburg University is hosting a conference on ‘Manuscripts East and West – Towards Comparative and General Codicology‘ from 17-19 October 2017. You can find the full programme here.
The British University in Dubai is hosting the ‘3rd International Conference on Arabic Computational Linguistics (ACLing 2017)‘ from 5-6 November 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 15 June 2017. Please find the vollständigen Call here.
The Digital Humanities Institute 2017 at the American University of Beirut brought Researchers, Professors, Librarians, IT and other Scholars together to talk about many topics from the varying points-of-view of every participant, exchange ideas and forge plans for future endeavors.
A big thank you goes to the Center for Arts and Humanities at AUB and the AMICAL Consortium. The Organisers Fatmeh Charafeddine (Jafet Library), Rayane Fayed (IT), Mario Hawat (English major), Najla Jarkas (English) and David Wrisley (English) deserve a very special Thank You for their hard work and perfect preparations! Continue reading
Istanbul Urban Layers is a Digital Humanities Project by Nil Tuzcu and the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative. It enables a direct comparison between maps and aerial photographs of Istanbul in a time ranging vom 1853-1989. The project is still in development, so checking on it from time to time is definitely worth it.
Core topics are:
- Application of digital technology in literary, linguistic, cultural, and historical studies
- Exploration and analysis of multimedia resources
- Text mining and image mining (e.g. stylometry, topic modelling, sentiment mining)
- Digital media, digitization, curation of digital objects
- Software development, systems design and information modelling
- Interfaces, augmented reality, serious gaming
- Design and application of algorithms
- Infrastructures and virtual research environments
- Ethnography and user studies
- Critical study of digital arts, architecture, music, film, theatre, new media, video games
- Ethical, social and economic aspects of digitality and digital humanities
- Didactics of digital humanities
Core topics are:
- Critical cultural studies and analytics
- Cultural heritage in a range of contexts
- How identity categories, and their intersections, shape digital humanities work
- Global research dialogues and collaborations
- Indigeneity – anywhere in the world – and the digital
- Digital humanities, postcolonialism, and neocolonialism
- Global digital pedagogies
- Digital and global languages and literatures
- The state of global digital humanities community
- Digital humanities, the environment, and climate change
- The practice of digital humanities across textual, historical, and media divides
- Innovative and emergent technologies across institutions, languages, and economies
- Open data and open access policies in a global, postcolonial context
- Scholarly communication and knowledge production in a global context