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Humanist Archives: April 10, 2021, 12:42 p.m. Humanist 34.322 - events: born-digital evidence & sources; knowledge graphs

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    [1]    From: Thorsten Ries <>
           Subject: Events: Born-digital Evidence and Historical Scholarship (April 12, 19, 23) (58)

    [2]    From: Marinella Testori <>
           Subject: Knowledge Graphs and AI (38)

        Date: 2021-04-09 12:29:32+00:00
        From: Thorsten Ries <>
        Subject: Events: Born-digital Evidence and Historical Scholarship (April 12, 19, 23)

Dear (digital) humanists, historians, archivists,

    The  School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin, in
    collaboration with the Department of Germanic Studies, is
    considering born-digital evidence and digital sources as historical
    sources in their online event series /Born-digital Evidence and
    Historical Scholarship/. Everybody welcome!

    This series features international subject expert talks from the
    libraries and archives sector, a digital investigation collective
    and from the cybersecurity sector to consider born-digital evidence
    from a Historical Scholarship and Humanities perspective. Our
    digital present poses challenges to long-term preservation and
    curation of born-digital archives, but also to their cautious
    selection, critical appraisal and methodological analysis and
    interpretation as historical evidence. Establishing, proving and
    maintaining the chain of digital evidence, evaluating the evidential
    status of born-digital sources and interpreting the traces of
    historical digital events will be the daily practice of historians
    studying our present time. The talk series Born-digital Evidence and
    Historical Scholarship is a starter for the conversation about how
    we establish this practice and build the skillsets, standards and
    procedures for Historical Scholarship and the Humanities in
    coordination with libraries and archives.

      * April 12, 10-11:30am CST -
        Aric Toler (Bellingcat): /Finding Justice for the 298: Digital
        Investigation of the Downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17)/
        Charlotte Godart (Bellingcat): /On Born-Digital Evidence and
        Accountability in the Context of the Yemen Civil War
        /Event announcement and Zoom link:
      * April 19, 10-11:30 CST -
        Euan Cochrane (Yale University Libraries): /All digital evidence
        is software – what now?/
        David A. Bliss (UT Libraries): /Post-custodial archival
        initiatives at LLILAS Benson/
        Event announcement and Zoom link:
      * April 23, 10am CST -
        Matthias Vallentin (Tenzir): /What if? Applying Threat Feeds
        Event announcement and Zoom link:

    Best wishes,

    Thorsten Ries

Thorsten Ries
Department of Germanic Studies
2505 University Ave, C3300
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1802, USA.
Email: / Phone: +1 512 426 1287
Twitter: @riesthorsten / Website:

        Date: 2021-04-09 11:48:02+00:00
        From: Marinella Testori <>
        Subject: Knowledge Graphs and AI

Dear Willard,

I would inform you and Humanist's readers about the following online event:

CIRCSE - Centro Interdisciplinare di Ricerche per la Computerizzazione
dei Segni dell'Espressione
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan (Italy)

Thursday 22th April 2021

Speaker:  Ruth Pickering, COO, Yewno, Inc.
Title: Knowledge Graphs and AI
Transforming Data & Improving Content Discoverability


In this session, you will hear about knowledge graph technology and
its practical applications for research and publishing, including a
case study.  We will cover the technology in detail from the ingestion
of raw documents in all formats through a series of algorithms to
create a knowledge graph.  We will discuss the advantages of Knowledge
Graph technology which offers a dynamic environment not only keeping
up with the evolution of terminology through the concept based
approach but which also provides both context and connections.  The
use of AI in this way re-introduces serendipity in the digital world.

Link Teams:

Many thanks for your attention,

kind regards.

Marinella Testori Ph.D. AKC - Associate of King's College London

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