Islam and Data Science Roundup

The Fourth Islamicate Digital Humanities Conference will be held online on November 18, 2020. The event, which will run between 10:00 am and 12:30 pm (EDT), will feature four presentations and a total of five speakers: Suphan Kirmizialtin (NYU Abu Dhabi), Sofia Tsourlaki (University of London), Ken Chitwood (Freie Universität Berlin), and Mehdy Sedaghat Payam … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Islam and Data Science Roundup

The University of Vienna’s Department of Near Eastern Studies is convening a series of online workshops titled “Digital Humanities and Ottoman Studies” throughout 2020 and early 2021. The lecture series is intended to prepare the participants for the upcoming workshop to be held on February 11-13, 2021.

Islam and Data Science Roundup

In “Islamic Legal Education in the 4.0 Era: Does It Need to Consider Technology?,” (Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Islam, Science and Technology, 2020) authors Windy Triana and Khamami Zada use legal education in the Faculty of Sharia and Law of State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah (Jakarta) as a case study. Using survey … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Islam and Data Science Roundup

In their article titled "Early Manuscripts of Quran Through Data of Hijazi Calligraphy and Archaeological Evidence" (Journal of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists 5, no. 1 (2020)), Adnan Mohammed Al-shareef and Yasser Ismail Abdul Salam take a closer look at five of the earliest manuscripts of the Qur'ān. Drawing on "the data of Hijazi … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Digital Gazetteer Spotlight: al-Ṯurayyā Project

By Saqib Qureshi This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Digital gazetteers ideally allow for not only the visualization of geographic localities, but also the ability to link them with relevant attributes such as … Continue reading Digital Gazetteer Spotlight: al-Ṯurayyā Project