By Diana Roig-Sanz. The idea that the digital humanities enjoy a global scope remains utopian. Most of the departments and research institutions that house postgraduate studies, summer schools, international conferences, and scientific journals on the matter remain anchored in the Global North, especially in certain countries such as the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada.
Verschlagwortet: Digital Humanities
By Susan Grunewald, Ruth Mostern, and Karl Grossner. As digital projects become increasingly popular for the humanities, linked open data (LOD) is a means to combine the efforts of many individual researchers and research teams to enable truly transregional research.
By Thorben Pelzer. The idea of the Chinese Engineers Relational Database (CERD) is to provide a pool of digitized and cross-referenced data that researchers can then analyze to answer their own specific research questions. These questions concern the ways in which engineers operated under, but also shaped, formats and visions of space.
By Ninja Steinbach-Hüther and Thomas Efer. It is hard, if not impossible, to define Digital Humanites as a whole. The term can be used to characterize a set of innovative research methods and tools that link qualitative and quantitative methods.
By Aisha Deemas (Director of Executive Affairs, Sharjah Museums Authority, United Arab Emirates). The UAE’s 2021 Vision states that the nation strives to create “a knowledge-based and highly productive economy” (United in knowledge). For this essay, I will focus on the role of humanities in building a knowledge-based economy in the UAE.
عائشة ديماس (مديرة الشؤون التنفيذية، هيئة الشارقة للمتاحف، الإمارات العربية المتحدة). تنصّ رؤية الإمارات 2021 على أنّ الوطن يسعى جاهدًا لخلق “اقتصاد قائم على المعرفة وعالي الإنتاجية” (متحدون في المعرفة)، على أن يُفهم من ذلك أنّه اقتصاد قائم على قطاعات متنوعة، حكومية وخاصّة، على حدٍّ سواء.
In October 2020, the five-year research project “Lebanon’s Art World at Home and Abroad: Trajectories of artists and artworks in/from Lebanon since 1943” will begin. The project will investigate the...
It is in the eighteenth century that Russian political language was born. The digital project “The Corpus of Russian Translations of Social and Political Works of the Eighteenth Century” coordinated...
By Jennifer Evans and Swen Steinberg | “We are all in this together” is not simply the solidarity slogan of our new reality in times of Covid-19. In May 2020, it became a starting point for a group of scholars teaching at North American universities
Nevin Şahin is a research associate at the Orient-Institut Istanbul. She completed her PhD in Sociology in 2016 upon her research on music and power among performers of Mevlevi music,...