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Humanist Archives: March 19, 2019, 5:35 a.m. Humanist 32.559 - 10th European Summer University in Digital Humanities

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        Date: 2019-03-18 19:32:48+00:00
        From: Elisabeth Burr 
        Subject: 10th European Summer University in Digital Humanities

10th European Summer University in Digital Humanities 
"Culture & Technology"

23rd July - 2nd August 2019, 
University of Leipzig
http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/

We are happy to announce that applications for a place at the 10th
European Summer University in Digital Humanities are being accepted from
the 15th of March to the 1st of May 2019 (see:
http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/1149 [1]).

The Summer University takes place across 11 whole days. The intensive
programme consists of workshops, public lectures, regular project
presentations, a poster session, teaser sessions and a panel discussion.

The interesting and diverse WORKSHOP PROGRAMME is composed of the
following courses running in parallel (for more information see:
http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/1081 [2]):

- Alex Bia (Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain): XML-TEI
document encoding, structuring, rendering and transformation (2 weeks)

- Carol Chiodo (Harvard University, USA) / Lauren Tilton (University of
Richmond, USA): Hands on Humanities Data Workshop - Creation, Discovery
and Analysis (2nd week)

- Katarzyna Anna Kapitan (Museum of National History, Hillerød, Denmark)
/ N. Kıvılcım Yavuz (University of Copenhagen, Denmark): Manuscripts in
the Digital Age: XML-Based Catalogues and Editions (2 weeks)

- Christoph Meister / Jan Horstmann / Mareike Schumacher / Christian
Bruck (University of Hamburg, Germany): Digital Annotation and Analysis
of Literary Texts with CATMA 6.0 (2 weeks)

- Andreas Witt (University of Mannheim & Leibniz Institut für Deutsche
Sprache, Mannheim, Germany): Compilation, Annotation and Analysis of
Written Text Corpora. Introduction to Methods and Tools (1st week)

- Bernhard Fisseni (Leibnitz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim,
Germany): Searching Linguistic Patterns in Large Text Corpora for
Digital Humanities Research (2nd week)

- Christoph Draxler (University of Munich, Germany): All About Data -
Exploratory Data Modelling and Practical Database Access (2 weeks)

- Maciej Eder (Polish Academy of Sciences / Pedagogical University,
Cracow, Poland) / Jeremi Ochab (Jagiellonian University, Cracow,
Poland): Stylometry (2 weeks)

- David Joseph Wrisley (New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE) / Randa El
Khatib (University of Victoria, Canada): Humanities Data and Mapping
Environments (2 weeks)

- Fabian Offert (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA): Images
of Image Machines. Theory and Practice of Interpretable Machine Learning
for the Digitial Humanities (2 weeks)

- Janos Borst (University of Leipzig, Germany): An Introduction to
Neural Networks for Natural Language Processing - Applications and
Implementation (1st week)

Workshops are structured in such a way that participants can either take
the two blocks of one workshop or two blocks from different workshops.
The number of participants in each workshop is limited to 10.

As in former years we are able to offer a whole range of scholarships
and fellowships to participants of the Summer University (see
http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/1078 [3]). More support
might be available later.

The Summer University is directed at 60 participants from all over
Europe and beyond. It wants to bring together (doctoral) students, young
scholars and academics from the Arts and Humanities, Library Sciences,
Social Sciences, the Arts and Engineering and Computer Sciences as equal
partners to an interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge and experience in
a multilingual and multicultural context and thus create the conditions
for future project-based cooperations.

The Leipzig Summer University is special because it not only seeks to
offer a space for the discussion and acquisition of new knowledge,
skills and competences in those computer technologies which play a
central role in Humanities Computing and which determine every day more
and more the work done in the Humanities and Cultural Sciences, as well
as in publishing, libraries, and archives etc., but because it tries to
integrate also linguistics with the Digital Humanities, which pose
questions about the consequences and implications of the application of
computational methods and tools to cultural artefacts of all kinds.

It is special furthermore because it consciously aims at confronting the
so-called Gender Divide, i.e. the under-representation of women in the
domain of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Germany,
Europe and many parts of the world, by relying on the challenges that
the Humanities with their complex data and their wealth of women
represent for Computer Science and Engineering and the further
development of the latter, on the overcoming of the boarders between the
so-called hard and soft sciences and on the integration of Humanities,
Computer Science and Engineering.

As the Summer University is dedicated not only to the acquisition of
knowledge and skills, but also wants to foster community building and
networking across disciplines, languages and cultures, countries and
continents, the programme of the Summer School features also communal
coffee breaks, communal lunches in the refectory of the university, and
a rich cultural programme (thematic guided tours, visits of archives,
museums and exhibitions, and communal dinners in different parts of
Leipzig).

For all relevant information please consult the Web-Portal of the
European Summer School in Digital Humanities "Culture & Technology":
http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/ which will be continually
updated and integrated with more information as soon as it becomes
available.

If you have questions with respect to the European Summer University
please direct them to esu_ct@uni-leipzig.de

ESU DH C & T is a member of the International Digital Humanities
Training Network.

Elisabeth Burr

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Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Burr
Französische / frankophone und italienische Sprachwissenschaft
Institut für Romanistik
Universität Leipzig
Beethovenstr. 15
D-04107 Leipzig
http://home.uni-leipzig.de/burr/

Links:
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[1] http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/1149)
[2] http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/1081)
[3] http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/1078)


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