Digital Humanities – access, preservation and saving of resources in the digital age

The Digital Humanities portal provides access to information sources of institutes in research area III of the CAS. Both specialized electronic information sources fully accessible online, electronic sources accessible only from the individual workplaces of the institutes and information sources yet to be digitized are presented. The portal further serves as a platform for the aggregation and presentation of information on current developments in the area of digital humanities in the Czech Republic and abroad.



7th Estonian Digital Humanities Confeence: Use of Digital Cultural Heritage in Research and Education

The theme of the DH Estonia 2019 conference is the use of digital cultural heritage, especially in the field of education. The conference aims to focus on how the user habits as well as needs and requirements could influence the practices of memory institutions, such as museums, archives and libraries who are striving to increase the volume of digitised sources of cultural heritage.

Date and place: December 4–6, 2019, Tallinn (Estonia)

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Collecting and Collections: Digital Lives and Afterlives Workshop

Workshop concerning the afterlives, use and reconstruction of early modern collections is designed to benefit scholars interested in digital humanities. We will explore digital approaches to historical collections – data-mining and use tools to integrate extant databases.

Date and place: November 14–15, 2019, London (UK)

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Call for Applications ReIReS DH Course

The University of Sofia launched the call for applications for its ReIReS Course on “Digital Resources for Slavonic-Byzantine Studies”, which will be held November 19–21, 2019. The course is focused on presenting research tools for facilitating and boosting Slavonic-Byzantine Studies. Especially – but not only – PhD students and postdocs are welcome.

Applications are welcome by October 19, 2019. The school is open to scholars affiliated to the ReIReS consortium and to max. five persons from outside the consortium.

Date and place: November 19–21, 2019, Sofia (Bulgaria)

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Autumn DH tutorials LINDAT/CLARIAH-CZ

The second of a series of tutorials on data processing and computational research in the humanities, prepared by the LINDAT/CLARIAH-CZ research infrastructure, will take place on 17 October at The National gallery in Prague. Registration is not required and participation is free.

Date and place: October 17, 2019, Prague

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Autumn DH tutorials LINDAT/CLARIAH-CZ

The first of a series of tutorials on data processing and computational research in the humanities, prepared by the LINDAT/CLARIAH-CZ research infrastructure, will take place on 26 September at the MFF ÚK. Registration is not required and participation is free.

Date and place: September 9, 2019 Prague

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We are delighted to announce that the 3rd edition of DATeCH (Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage) will take place at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts. The International conference brings together researchers and practitioners seeking innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form.

Time and place: May 8-10 2019, Brussels (Belgium)

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In the February 2019 the newly established research infrastructure LINDAT / CLARIAH-CZ was presented at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University. The aim is to make accessible digitized resources from 11 leading national cultural, memory and educational institutions, comprising the fields of linguistics, history, archeology, historical bibliography, philosophy, culture sciences, art history, film culture, visual arts, musicology, history of music, ethnology and folklore.

The LINDAT / CLARIAH-CZ was created by merging the research infrastructures LINDAT/CLARIN and DARIAH-CZ and is a joint, distributed national node of the Czech Republic in European research infrastructures CLARIN ERIC (Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure) and DARIAH ERIC (Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.

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Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries – DHN 2019

The 4th conference of the association of DHN will be held at the University of Copenhagen March 6–8, 2019 and will be organised by the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, The Royal Library and the research infrastructure project DIGHUMLAB . The DHN conferences aim to provide an overview of research, education and communication about the interdisciplinary field of digital humanities. In 2019, the conference seeks to extend the scope of digital humanities research covered, both into new areas, as well as beyond the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Time and place: March 6–8, 2019 Copenhagen (Denmark)

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1st Annual EADH Conference: “Data in Digital Humanities“

The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) will hold its inaugural conference, on the theme “Data in Digital Humanities“, at the National University of Ireland, Galway from 7-9 December 2018.

Time and place: 7.–9. 12. Galway (Irsko)

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Digitally-Enabled Criticism: „Reading” Visual and Spatial Data Using IIIF & Machine Learning

Centre for Science, Technology and Society Studies at Institute of Philosophy of the CAS with the support of the program Strategie AV21 prepared a lecture on the issue of digital image processing by professor A. Kitamoto, a member of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities.

Time and place: 23. 11. 2018 (Institute of Philosophy of CAS, Praha)

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