Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Cultural Heritage and the Text Encoding Initiative

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Cultural Heritage and the Text Encoding Initiative

Vanderbilt University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in TEI/MEI as part of the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster situated within the Vanderbilt University Center for Digital Humanities. Applicants are invited from any relevant discipline including the humanities, library science, museum studies, or data science. We are looking for a talented scholar who will train and foster the growing … Continue reading

Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? (CFP)

Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? (CFP)

Academy Colloquium: Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? Analytics, Tools, Corpora International Conference Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences Amsterdam (NLD), 13-15 December 2018 Funded by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences & the Netherlands eScience Center Hosted by the “Bridging the Gap” project, Utrecht University (NLD), and the Digital Islamic Humanities Project, Brown … Continue reading

The Mamluk Prosopography Project

The Mamluk Prosopography Project

Ghent University (Belgium) is starting up a digital humanities project for the development of a data-infrastructure for the study of late medieval  Syro-Egyptian elites, their networks, and their social and cultural practices, including their textual production and consumption (13th-15th century). This Mamluk Prosopography Project (MPP), which will build on the achievements of preceding prosopographical projects, … Continue reading

Digitizing Early Arabic Printed Books: A Workshop

Digitizing Early Arabic Printed Books: A Workshop

The Digital Islamic Humanities Project, a signature initiative of Middle East Studies at Brown University, is pleased to announce its annual scholarly gathering, a workshop on the topic of print culture in the early modern and modern Middle East. The event is organized in partnership with Gale Publishers, which will present its new digital text … Continue reading

New Publication on Islamic Digital Humanities

New Publication on Islamic Digital Humanities

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new edited volume from De Gruyter entitled The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies. Many of the articles in this volume were given as papers at the 2013 conference of the same name, organized by Middle East Studies at Brown University. Table of Contents Elias … Continue reading

Symposium Webcast: Distant Reading & the Islamic Archive (October 2015)

Symposium Webcast: Distant Reading & the Islamic Archive (October 2015)

On October 16, 2015, the Digital Islamic Humanities Program at Brown University held its third annual scholarly gathering, a symposium on the subject “Distant Reading & the Islamic Archive.” Paper abstracts are available here, and some photos of the event are posted below. The symposium was recorded in its entirety and may be accessed at … Continue reading