IIIF: Gekommen um zu bleiben?

Nachlese zu: Johannes Baiter: Offene und entwicklerfreundliche APIs für digitales Kulturerbe, Oder: von bibliothekarischen Standards zu Web-Standards (06.04.2018, BBAW) Letzten Freitag hatte das sehr lobenswerte “DH-Kolloqium” Johannes Baiter von der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek zu Gast, der die zahlreich erschienenen Interessenten über die Möglichkeiten von IIIF, einem in der letzten Zeit immer mehr im Interesse stehendem offenen … Continue reading

Safe the date: 22-23 September THAT Camp Göttingen

Recently I moved to Göttingen to start working on a new project for the Akademie der Wissenschaften Göttingen (more over that later). Göttingen is an awesome little town right in the centre of Germany (and quite rainy, so that makes me feel a bit like in Ghent) with the very renowned Georg-August-Universität, the oldest German … Continue reading

Upcoming: Research stay for TEI-edition of Velthem’s Fourth Part of the ‘Spiegel Historiael’ at Staatsbibliothek Berlin

I am very excited that I was awarded a grant from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Berlin State Library) for a pilot study for a digital edition of Velthem’s Fourth Part of the ‘Spiegel Historiael’, using TEI-conformant XML. More about this project you can find out from the poster I presented at the DH Summer School … Continue reading

Documentary: “Hildegard of Bingen: Authorship and Stylometry” [HD] from Mike Kestemont

A must see video documentary about computional authorship recognition on the hand of the 12th c. prophetess Hildegard of Bingen, with Mike Kestemont, Jeroen Deploige, and Sara Moens. Very fascinating example of how DH can change our view on medieval authors!

Upcoming: Digital.Humanities@Oxford Summer School

I am very excited to go soon to Oxford and get hands-on teaching on TEI and hear more about general recent developments in the Digital Humanities. The schedule looks very interesting! And not to forget about the Banquet at Queens College… I still have to think of the best moment to sneak out and visit … Continue reading


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