Musings about a lecture: Deutsches Textarchiv Basisformat: A TEI Basic Format not only for German

Susanne Haaf presenting the lecture

Yesterday I had the pleasure to follow a lecture by Susanne Haaf about “Das DTA-Basisformat zur TEI-XML-konformen Annotation historischer Textressourcen” at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW) as part of the DH-Kolloqium an der BBAW, a series of DH related lectures organized by Alexander Czmiel, Stefan Dumont, Christian Thomas and Kay-Michael Würzner at the BBAW. … Continue reading

Volkssprachliche mittelalterliche Eschatologie: Ein Werkstattbericht

Unlängst hatte ich die Ehre und vor allem das große Vergnügen im Rahmen der Werkstattgespräche der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin eine Lesung mit dem Titel „Antichrist, Endkaiser und Jüngstes Gericht: Apokalyptische Prophezeiungen und Eschatologie im 14. Jahrhundert” zu halten. Ich möchte es nicht versäumen, bei dieser Gelegenheit der Staatsbibliothek, insbesondere Herrn Eef Overgauw, Frau Jopp, Frau … Continue reading

Ankündigung Werkstattgespräch: Antichrist, Endkaiser und Jüngstes Gericht: Apokalyptische Prophezeiungen und Eschatologie im 14. Jahrhundert (19.04.2017)

Wann: Mittwoch 19. April 2017, 18.15 Uhr Wo: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Schulungsraum im Lesesaal Haus Potsdamer Straße 33 Treffpunkt in der Eingangshalle (I-Punkt) Eintritt frei, Anmeldung erbeten Poster: WG_Ulrike_Wuttke_Web Link:

Let’s all March for Science on 22nd April 2017!

“Germany depends on science, research, technology and education. The growing hostility towards science, especially in western industrial nations, is therefore a serious cause for concern. Whether it’s the denial of climate change or absurd conspiracy theories – increasingly, scientifically proven facts are declared to be untrue while falsehoods are portrayed as „alternative facts“. Research and … Continue reading

What to keep and How? Impressions from the National day of Collection Care 2016 in Göttingen

Some time ago I used a short trip to Göttingen to visit my old work place, the Göttingen State and University Library (SUB). The occasion was the National day of Collection Care (link to program) at the Historical Building at Papendiek. The National day of Collection Care is an initiative of the “Allianz Schriftliches Kulturgut … Continue reading


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