Workshop: Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) Digitization Workshop, September 29, 2021

From the organizers: This brief workshop will be conducted in two parts: Introduction of field digitization: The first half will serve as an introduction to the field providing an outline of the basic equipment and techniques needed to put together a mobile digital suite. Walid Mourad, Field Director for the Middle East, Africa and South … Continue reading Workshop: Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) Digitization Workshop, September 29, 2021

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

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

Islam and Data Science Roundup

The Islamicate Digital Humanities Network is organizing the first conference on Digitial Hadith Studies on January 27, 2021. The conference will include speakers including Mairaj U. Syed, Danny Halawi, Nazmus Saquib, Shuaib Choudhry, and Mohamed Alkaoud. The conference will also include a presentation of a newly designed software on automation of isnād trees.

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

In "International Law in General in the Medieval Islamic World" (The Cambridge History of International Law, Volume VIII: International Law in the Islamic World, Part I: International Law in the Medieval Islamic World (622-1453) (forthcoming)) Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto) "provides the reader with an introduction to basic questions of Islamic international law as they … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islam and Data Science Roundup

The recording of the 4th Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) Conference is now available online. The presents include Suphan Kirmizialtin (NYU Abu Dhabi): Handwritten-Text-Recognition for Arabic Script: A Case Study in Ottoman Turkish; Sofia Tsourlaki  (SOAS University of London): When digital forms of information become a reliable source of academic research; Ken Chitwood (Freie Universität … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

The recording of the 4th Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) Conference is now available online. The presents include Suphan Kirmizialtin (NYU Abu Dhabi): Handwritten-Text-Recognition for Arabic Script: A Case Study in Ottoman Turkish; Sofia Tsourlaki  (SOAS University of London): When digital forms of information become a reliable source of academic research; Ken Chitwood (Freie Universität … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Online Conference: 4th Islamicate Digital Humanities Network: The Next Generation,

From Irene Kirchner (Georgetown University): Dear friends and colleagues, I would like to invite you to join us for the 4th IDHN Conference on Wednesday, November 18th from 10 am to 12.30 pm EDT (consult the timetable in the attached program to find out at what time the meeting is taking place in your time zone). We will hear four exciting presentations: … Continue reading Online Conference: 4th Islamicate Digital Humanities Network: The Next Generation,

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

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