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Humanist Archives: Feb. 24, 2022, 6:58 a.m. Humanist 35.550 - events: hackathon (Helsinki); intro workshop (Cyprus)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 550.
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    [1]    From: Marinella Testori <>
           Subject: Save the date: Helsinki Digital Humanities Hackathon #DHH22 11.-20.5.2022 (39)

    [2]    From: Gabriel Bodard <gabriel.bodard@SAS.AC.UK>
           Subject: Digital Humanities introductory workshop, Cyprus, May 23–27, 2022 (63)

        Date: 2022-02-23 22:32:12+00:00
        From: Marinella Testori <>
        Subject: Save the date: Helsinki Digital Humanities Hackathon #DHH22 11.-20.5.2022

[Da: *Jouni Tuominen* <>]

Helsinki Digital Humanities Hackathon #DHH22 11.–20.5.2022

"And I'll come back again, and again!"
Helsinki Digital Humanities Hackathon #DHH22 will be organised
11.-20.5.2022 as CLARIN and DARIAH international summer school. The event
will be organized as an in-person hackathon.

Participation to #DHH22 is free to all accepted participants. In addition,
we will have bursaries for travel and lodging.

Up to 6 ECTS credits may be gained from participating in the hackathon for
students in University of Helsinki and other universities.

Ap­plic­a­tion sched­ule for #DH­H22:

* 14.3.–6.4.2022 Application period
* 8.4.2022 Applicants informed of acceptance
* 8.–13.4.2022 Registration to #DHH22 for accepted participants
* 11.–20.5.2022 #DHH22 hackathon in Helsinki

Information about hackathon themes, data and team leaders will follow.

Save the date and spread the word!

Jouni Tuominen, University Researcher, Staff Scientist
University of Helsinki, Helsinki Institute for Social Sciences and
Humanities (HSSH)
Aalto University, Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo)
Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities (HELDIG)
Helsinki: Room 205, Vuorikatu 3, Helsinki
Aalto: Room 3171, Maarintie 8, Espoo
+358 50 556 0402

        Date: 2022-02-23 14:52:15+00:00
        From: Gabriel Bodard <gabriel.bodard@SAS.AC.UK>
        Subject: Digital Humanities introductory workshop, Cyprus, May 23–27, 2022

Call for participants: Digital Humanities Introductory Workshop

The Departments of Classics and Philosophy and History and Archaeology,
University of Cyprus (UCY), invite participants to join a 5-day Digital
Humanities Introductory Workshop, to take place between_23-27 May
2022_at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia.

The workshop will offer introductions to a range of archaeological and
philological technologies, including features of EpiDoc XML, linguistic
analysis (including treebanking and translation alignment), 3D Imaging,
GIS, and Linked Open Geographical Data.

The workshop will be suitable for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates
and early career scholars with little or no previous experience of
digital humanities. The workshop will be capped at 20 participants. A
limited number of spaces will also be available for remote, asynchronous
participants. Those participating physically will have to comply with
UCY’s safety protocols, which will depend on the epidemiological
situation during the time the event is held. Further details on the
programme, preparation material (software, readings) and safety
protocols will be sent to the selected participants in advance.

In order to register, please complete the application form at, indicating whether you are
interested in the archaeological, philological, or both parts of the
workshop, and in attending physically or online by 17 March 2022. If
you have any questions about the workshop in the meantime, please write
to <>.


   * Margarita Alexandrou (Department of Classics and Philosophy, UCY)
   * Maria Parani and Apostolos Sarris (Department of History and
     Archaeology, UCY)
   * Gabriel Bodard (School of Advanced Study, University of London)
   * Irene Vagionakis (University of Bologna and ENCODE Project)
   * Valeria Vitale (The Alan Turing Institute)

This collaborative event is organised in the context of the programme
HIPPONAX (POST-DOC/0718/0119), funded by the Cyprus Research and
Innovation Foundation and hosted by the University of Cyprus, Department
of Classics and Philosophy. Programme Coordinator: Professor Georgios A.
Xenis; and the research project MedCyprus: A Digital Corpus of Painted
Greek Inscriptions from Medieval Cyprus (10th–13th centuries AD), funded
by the University of Cyprus and implemented by the Department of History
and Archaeology and the Archaeological Research Unit (UCY). Project
Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Maria Parani.

Dr Gabriel BODARD (he/him)
Reader in Digital Classics

Institute of Classical Studies / Digital Humanities Research Hub
University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

T: +44 (0)20 78628752

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