Conference Knihově – Czech book culture online

The aim of the conference is to present the research potential of the Knihově web portal to experts from various research areas and to initiate a broader methodological discussion on the development and further direction of Czech codicology and bibliology.

The conference will be broadcast online. Those interested in active and passive participation are asked by the organizers to register till October 23 by e-mail:

Date: October 26, 2020 (from 10 a.m.)

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Virtual DH 2020

The annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is currently underway. This year’s event is organized in the form of an online conference. Registration is open through the whole event.

Time: 20.–24. 7. 2020

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EADH research grants for early-stage researchers

The European Association for the Digital Humanities is launching a competition to support small projects. The aim is to promote the development of education in the digital humanities through the development and use of computational methods in research and teaching in the humanities and related fields.

The challenge is suitable for beginning researchers. Applicants must become members of EADH, which is possible either directly or through affiliated organizations such as the Czech Association for Digital Humanities ( CzADH ).

The deadline for submitting a project proposal is 30 September 2020.

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Virtual exhibition “Action K: Destruction of monastic libraries”

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the communist attacks on monasteries in Bohemia, the National Library of the Czech Republic prepared a virtual exhibition Action K: Destruction of Monastery Libraries .

The exhibition, which is one of the outputs of the PROVENIO – Virtual Reconstruction of Book Units project, uses a new tool for creating virtual exhibitions, which was created within the INDIHU project – development of tools and infrastructure for digital humanities.

TEITOK online

A record from the last LINDAT / CLARIAH-CZ tutorial during which Maarten Janssen from the University of Coimbra introduced the TEITOK tool that combines corpus tools with the TEI standard can be viewed here:

Simulation of Dramatic Networks (lecture)

Italian literary scholar Franco Moretti will give a lecture on Simulation of Dramatic Networks. Emeritus professor at Stanford University returns to Prague after twenty years at the invitation of the Czech Literary Bibliography (Institute of Czech Literature of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) and ArteActa (Academy of Performing Arts in Prague).

Entry to the lecture is free after registration at .

Time and place: February 28, 2020, Prague (Czech Academy of Sciences, Room 206)

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Digital Humanities in Early Music Research I

The first of a series of conferences and workshops focusing on the use of digital humanities in early music research.

Time and place: March 5–6, 2020, Prague (Conference center of the Czech Academy of Sciences)

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Digital Humanities Congress 2020

The University of Sheffield’s Digital Humanities Institute is delighted to announce its Call for Papers for a three-day conference to be held in Sheffield during 10th–12th September 2020. The Digital Humanities Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities.

The deadline for submissions is 29th February 2020.

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EpiDoc Workshop: Training in digital epigraphy & papyrology

We invite applications for a five-day training workshop in the use of EpiDoc, the de facto standard for encoding ancient epigraphic and papyrological editions in TEI XML.

To apply for a place on this workshop, please send a brief explanation of your motivation for seeking EpiDoc training to by February 23rd, 2020.

Time and place: April 20–24, 2020, London

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TEI and Kontext: The TEITOK environment

This year’s first seminar, organized by the LINDAT / CLARIAH-CZ Research Infrastructure, will be a tutorial on TEITOK, a web-based platform for creating, searching and editing corpora represented in TEI coding. Its use will be demonstrated on several selected corpora and participants will have the opportunity to try TEITOK on their own data.

Time and place: February 20, 2020, Prague

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