Event: DHSITE2021 with workshops on Python, Linked Open Data, Text Analysis, and Machine Translation

DHSITE 2021 is taking place the weeks of May 17-21 and May 24-28. In this two-week period, they organize 18-hour micro-course workshops. Workshop topics include an Introduction to Python (in English and in French), Issues in Digital Humanities, Introduction to Linked Open Data, Text Analysis, and Machine Translation. The detailed program can be found on the event website. Registration is open! Be sure to reserve your spot. Micro-course workshops with low pre-registration will be cancelled. Additionally, part of DHSITE 2021, the…

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Trial access: Eustathius, Commentary on the Iliad/Odyssey (Brill Scholarly Editions)

Until 25 May 2021 KU Leuven users have trial access to two new sources on the Brill Scholarly Editions platform: Eustathius of Thessalonica: Commentary on the Iliad This is the online version of the complete critical edition by Marchinus van der Valk of Eusthathius of Thessalonica’s Commentary on the Iliad, composed during the latter half of the twelfth century CE, published in hard copy by Brill between 1971–1987. Eustathius of Thessalonica: Commentary on the Odyssey This online publication (to be…

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Event: KBR Digital Humanities Online Series

The Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) is hosting an online series of three lectures given by Digital Humanities experts from across Belgium! This series is co-organized by KBR’s two labs: Camille (Center for Archives on the Media and Information) and the Digital Research Lab, in cooperation with Université Libre de Bruxelles and Ghent University. Dealing with a variety of topics, periods and methods, these talks will be held in English, with questions in French, Dutch or English. More information about…

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Event: Old Books and New Technologies: Medieval Books and the Digital Humanities in the Low Countries

On 6 and 7 May 2021, the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) – together with several institutions including KU Leuven – will hold an international webinar on Old Books and New Technologies: Medieval Books and the Digital Humanities in the Low Countries. It will bring together researchers from libraries, archives, and museums, and university faculties with an interest in how the medieval book is contextualized by new technologies, with particular emphasis placed on the intersection of the medieval book and Digital…

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Event: Linking People: Network Analysis and Intellectual History

This hybrid round-table and workshop is co-organized between LECTIO, KU Leuven, and the University of Utrecht. Event dates: 11-12 May. Registration deadline: 30 April 2021. Over two days, participants will have the chance to try a hands-on approach to network analysis, with a mix of practical workshops and presentations of ongoing projects (by LECTIO members). The keynote speakers will be prof. Dirk Van Miert (University of Utrecht), presenting the ERC project “Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks – The Republic of…

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Vacature: Informatiespecialist onderzoek met focus op digital scholarship in the humanities

Voor het team onderzoek binnen KU Leuven Bibliotheken Artes zijn we op zoek naar een nieuwe informatiespecialist onderzoek met focus op digital scholarship in the humanities. Kom jij ons team versterken? Solliciteren voor deze vacature kan tot en met 12 april via de online sollicitatietoepassing. We zijn op zoek naar iemand met uitstekende IT skills met een specifieke focus op het kruispunt tussen IT en Humane Wetenschappen. Werkervaring in een academische omgeving en kennis van het Open Scholarship landschap strekken…

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