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Third Summer School in Islamicate Digital Humanities for Scholars in Manuscript Studies, August 30 – September 10, 2021

August 30 - September 10

The University of Hamburg is hosting a four-day summer course on Islamicate Digital Humanities from August 30th to September 10th for graduate students and researchers who work with manuscript materials in Arabic script. Please, find the information below:

Third Summer School in Islamicate Digital Humanities for Scholars in Manuscript Studies

Date: 30 August – 10 September 2021 (twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays)
Venue: online, hosted by Hamburg Universität, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, 20146 Hamburg
Director of the Course: Alba Fedeli
IT Coordinator: Alicia González Martínez and Cristina Vertan
Deadline for applications: 2 July 2021
Registration free of charge
Number of Participants: a limited number of participants will be selected, up to 15 people

Contact details: Alba Fedeli at alba.fedeli@uni-hamburg.de

The University of Hamburg is hosting a four-day summer course from August 30th to September 10th for graduate students and researchers who work with manuscript materials in Arabic script and want to learn how to choose tools and resources that are available to them and how to apply digital technology in their research. It includes theoretical and/or practical sessions on digital encoding and editing of manuscript texts, data modelling and annotation, advanced search, and visualization.

As the number of participants is limited to fifteen people for the effectiveness of the practical sessions, students and researchers interested to participate in this summer course must apply by Friday 2 July 2021 by submitting the following details:
• A one-page CV.
• A motivation letter (maximum 200 words) explaining their interest in the course and their field of research.
• A list of their technical skills in order to organize the practical sessions in the more effective way although they are not a requirement for participating in the course. Applicants have to indicate – for example – their knowledge of -any software for annotation, searching and/or any type of data handling; data formats; digital editing; programming languages, etc.
• City from where the participant will attend the summer school, so that we can arrange the time slots in the most convenient way for the majority of the people.

As this year the summer school will be held online, all participants applying MUST make sure that they have a stable and adequate fast internet connection, video camera and microphone, during the duration of the school.

All documents have to be sent as a single PDF-file attachment named as “LastName_Name_Hamburg_DHSchool_2021” to Alba Fedeli at alba.fedeli@uni-hamburg.deand Alicia González Martínez at alicia.gonzalez@uni-hamburg.de

Further details will be uploaded soon on InterSaME website, www.intersame.uni-hamburg.de.

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August 30
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September 10
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