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March 2019

Harvard Workshop: Research Methods in Islamic Studies

March 8, 2019 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Summary: In this workshop, researchers will learn how to organize, manipulate, and visualize their data. We will first focus on good data organization practices and use spreadsheets to tidy and wrangle several datasets. We will then manipulate, clean, and enhance our data in OpenRefine, a powerful tool for working with messy data. Finally, we will demonstrate how it is possible to visualize and understand clean data. Requirements: Attendees should bring laptops with Excel, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice installed; they should also…

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May 2019

NYU Conference: Contact and Convergence

May 10, 2019 - May 11, 2019
New York University New York, NY

"Contact and Convergence: An Interdisciplinary Conference in Islamic Studies" How might different disciplines approach similar central questions? How does a well-established academic field integrate new technological and methodological approaches? And how might these new approaches encourage greater engagement with diverse scholarly voices and the public at large? Please register here: https://isnyu2019.weebly.com/ May 10th (Location TBD) - Open to All 6:00-8:00 pm: Keynote: New Museological Approaches to Islam and Islamic Art Interest in the Islamic world and its art and culture…

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June 2019

Hamburg Course: Islamicate Digital Humanities for Scholars in Manuscript Studies

June 24, 2019
University of Hamburg Hamburg, Germany

This summer course is for graduate (MA and PhD) students and researchers who work with manuscript materials in Arabic script and want to learn how to apply digital technology in their research. It includes both theoretical and practical sessions on digital encoding and editing of manuscript texts, data annotation, search, and visualization. Limited to 20 participants, first-come, first-serve. There are some grants available to help cover travel costs. See website for syllabus. Please send CV, motivation letter, and some background…

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November 2019

Second Islamicate Digital Humanities Network Members’ Meeting

November 6, 2019

The Islamicate Digital Humanities Network is hosting their second IDHN member’s meeting on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019. IDHN members will receive an invitation with the access code and link in the network’s newsletter. Guests can request an access code by sending an e-mail to [email protected] The network welcomes contributions from both members and guests developing or employing digital methods in their research within the Islamicate Studies and Linguistics.

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December 2019

Call for Applications: Participation in the NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital Humanities (19-22 Jan | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

December 1, 2019

The Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College is looking to hire a part-time Affiliated Faculty to fill one History course opening for the Spring 2020 semester, January 14-May 1, 2020. The course is HI204 Islam in the World. HI204 Islam in the World pursues an interdisciplinary study of the origins of … Continue reading Call for Applications: Affiliated Faculty (Part-Time), Emerson College

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Call for Papers: Law and Humanities Junior Scholars Workshop (7-8 Jun 2020 | UCLA School of Law)

December 2, 2019

New Book Symposium (New Translation of The Muwaṭṭaʾ) Dec 2019 | Online Forum The Program in Islamic Law has newly launched a Journal of Islamic Law, which will host a first-time symposium on our forthcoming book publication: a translation of one of the earliest treatises on Islamic law, Al-Muwaṭṭaʾ (by Mālik b. Anas in the 8th century), … Continue reading  New Book Symposium: New Translation of The Muwaṭṭaʾ, The Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School

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January 2020

Conference: NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital Humanities (19-22 Jan | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

January 19, 2020 - January 22, 2020

The NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital HumanitiesThe inaugural NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital Humanities (19-22 January 2020) is an event aimed at researchers and educators interested in the intersection of technology and the humanities. The Winter Institute features hands-on courses, presentations, cultural and academic visits as well as networking opportunities.The courses have a humanities orientation, but we welcome participants from other disciplines with shared interests. Our focus in this inaugural year is on launching digital communities of practices within NYU…

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