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Humanist Archives: Feb. 4, 2022, 6:31 a.m. Humanist 35.511 - events: textual heritage (Innsbruck)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 511.
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        Date: 2022-02-03 21:55:52+00:00
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        Subject: Fwd: First CfP for El’Manuscript-2022 (Innsbruck, Austria * 5-9 September 2022)

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[Da: Alexey Lavrentev <>]

Textual Heritage and Information Technologies
Innsbruck, Austria
5-9 September 2022

We are pleased to invite submissions of abstracts for the
El’Manuscript-2022 international conference on the creation and
development of information systems for storage, description, processing,
analysis, and publication of medieval and early modern hand-written and
printed texts and documentary records. Any person involved in the
creation or application of these resources —including researchers;
instructors; staff of libraries, museums, and archives; programmers, and
undergraduate and graduate students— is welcome to participate.

El’Manuscript 2022 is the ninth in a series of biennial international
conferences entitled “Textual Heritage and Information Technologies”.
The conferences bring together linguists, specialists in historical
source criticism, IT specialists, and others involved in studying and
publishing our textual heritage. Along with the lectures, a summer
school will be part of the conference, which will allow practitioners to
become familiar with various systems and methods for working with
manuscripts and texts.

The working language of the 2022 conference is English. In the
philological sections talks in Russian are welcome but must be
accompanied by powerpoint slides in English. Accepted abstracts will be
published in print and online before the conference.

Papers presented at the conference will be published in the 2023 volume
of the peer reviewed journal Scripta & e-Scripta and on the website.

=== Conference topics ===

1. Science and Philology
   - Analysis of writing material (DNA, microbiome, isotopes, etc.)
   - Imaging, visualization, and digitisation
   - Machine learning and deep learning
   - Analysis of water marks, book binding techniques, etc.
   - Preservation of written heritage
2. From the Manuscript to the (Digital) Edition
   - Handwritten Text Recognition, Optical Character Recognition
  - Digital Palaeography
   - Textology and textual criticism
   - Digital editing and publishing
   - Text mark-up formats
   - Lemmatisation and morphological mark-up. Databases and Corpora
   - Text collections
   - Linguistic corpora
   - Digital libraries and databases
   - Storage formats and long term storage
   - Data mining
   - Quantitative and statistical analysis
   - Navigation and access
   - Open access
4. Digital Humanities Pedagogy and Textual Heritage
   - Global context and local practices
   - Text analysis in DH courses and programs
   - Teaching and learning computational linguistics, digital literary
studies, digital editions, etc.
   - DH pedagogy: cases, methods, and technologies

=== General Information ===

The conference will be held in a hybrid format. Detailed information
will be announced in due time on the homepage of the conference (see below).

Conference dates: 5–9 September 2022

Venue: Department of Slavonic Studies, University of Innsbruck.

Postal Address: Institut für Slawistik, Universität Innsbruck, Innrain
52, 6020 Innsbruck.

Organizers: Prof. Dr. Viktor A. Baranov, Prof. Dr. Juergen Fuchsbauer,
Prof. Dr. Gernot Howanitz.

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Juergen Fuchsbauer, phone +43 512 507 4226


Conference Website:

=== Abstract submission ===

Abstracts are limited to 200 words and should be sent in both .DOCX/.ODT
and PDF formats to The following
information has to be included:

   - Paper title;
   - 5–10 keywords;
   - Author’s / authors’ first and last names;
   - Affiliation.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 March 2022.

Reviewing: The abstracts submitted to the conference will be
peer-reviewed. The Programme Committee will reject papers not meeting
the conference themes or quality requirements. The reviewers’ comments
will be transmitted to the authors. Notifications of acceptance will be
sent by email before 15 May 2022. The accepted abstracts will be
published before the conference.

Registration opens 31 May and ends 15 July 2022.

Registration fee: The organisation committee is making every effort to
keep the registration fee for the conference to a minimum. The precise
fee and the preliminary conference programme will be announced by 15 May

Alexei Lavrentiev
Ingénieur de recherche

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