Harvard Workshop: Research Methods in Islamic Studies

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

NYU Conference: New Contact Zones in Islamic Studies

Methodologies, Technologies, Epistemologies: New Contact Zones in Islamic Studies This conference seeks to tackle questions on how might different disciplines approach the same vital social question: 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? These

Hamburg Course: Islamicate Digital Humanities for Scholars in Manuscript Studies

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

Call for Papers: Computational contributions to the Social and Cultural History of the Islamicate World, Berlin, 12-17 September 2022

From the organizers: The digital has become an integral part of contemporary human experience across the globe as well as our research practices to the extent that it has lost its conceptual significance. At the same time, the digital humanities (DH) have seemingly arrived at the conceptual and institutional centre of the humanities and social

Request for Proposals: Ruby on Rails/React Developer

From the organizers: Dear Friends and Colleagues: We are pleased to announce “Under-Mapped Spaces: New Methods and Tools for Critical Storytelling with Maps,” an intensive, student-designed workshop for emerging scholars. The workshop will be held from February 28-March 4, 2022 at Stanford University, and is co-hosted by the David Rumsey Map Center and Stanford Geospatial

Call for Applications: Data Science Fellow

How 'Byzantine' Was the Eighteenth Century? New Insights on the Christian Orthodox Art and Architecture of the Late Ottoman Empire. Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor, March 31—April 2, 2022 The most common term used to describe Christian Orthodox art and architecture produced in Ottoman territories during the early modern period is “post-byzantine.” While Byzantine elements did