Conference announcement: Data for History 2021 – Modelling Time, Places, Agents

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From May 19 to June 30, 2021, the Data for History consortium, an international community that aims to improve the interoperability of historical data on the semantic web, together with the Chair of Digital History and the Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes, will host the virtual conference Data for History 2021: Modelling Time, Places, Agents via Airmeet.

With three keynotes, around 30 paper presentations, a poster session and a final panel discussion, the conference will focus on the exchange of current ideas and practices regarding the modelling of time, space and agents as historical data. A topic that is all the more important since we are currently at a turning point in historical research:

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VERLÄNGERT! – Call for Papers: Corpus Contest 2021 – Europäische Religionsfrieden experimentell erforscht

Das InFoDiTex (Universität Heidelberg) veranstaltet in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Editionsprojekt Religiöse Friedenswahrung und Friedensstiftung in Europa (1500-1800) (ULB Darmstadt) und der Professur für Digital History an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin einen „Interdisziplinären Corpus Contest“ mit dem Ziel, Disziplinen zusammenzubringen, die mit „Text als Quelle“ arbeiten, und mit ihnen Kooperationspotentiale zwischen unterschiedlichen Fachkulturen auszuloten, die mit unterschiedlichen Projektideen und Methoden, aber demselben Corpus arbeiten.

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Call for Papers: Datafication in the Historical Humanities. Reconsidering Traditional Understandings of Sources and Data

International Conference and Workshop at the German Historical Institute Washington

Date: December 9-11, 2021

Conveners: German Historical Institute Washington in collaboration with Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH), Chair of Digital History at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Consortium Initiative NFDI4Memory, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, and Stanford University, Department of History

The Fifth Annual GHI Conference on Digital Humanities and Digital History will revolve around the concept of “datafication,” that is, the production of and the shift toward digital representations of historical sources as a prerequisite for storage, access, and analysis, not to mention their transmission and publication online. „Call for Papers: Datafication in the Historical Humanities. Reconsidering Traditional Understandings of Sources and Data“ weiterlesen