Centre for Excellence in the Humanities – University of Sofia
Call for Papers: Summer School in Advanced
Tools for Digital Humanities and IT
Description and organization
The Centre for Excellence in the Humanities to the University of Sofia, Bulgaria, has the pleasure to invite, for a fourth time, experts in the fields of Digital Humanities and Information Technologies to an Advanced Summer School in Digital Humanities.
The event will take place in September 2017 in a nice mountain retreat near Sofia, Bulgaria (tbc). The Summer School will include the following modules:
- Training in Linked Spatial Data, Geo-annotation, Visualisation and Information system (Geography and Topography) – with Valeria Vitale and Gabriel Bodard (School of Advanced Studies, University of London);
- Training in Python for data extraction, enriching and cataloguing – with Simona Stoyanova and Gabriel Bodard (School of Advanced Studies, University of London);
- Training in EpiDoc and TEI markup, use of vocabularies, and web delivery (including external URI use, XSLT customization, and entity normalization) – with Simona Stoyanova and Gabriel Bodard (School of Advanced Studies, University of London);
- A parallel workshop for IT specialists on ‘Teaching Agile Project Management by Combining Group Interaction and Simulation’ by Eduardo Miranda (Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh) and presentation on ‘Teaching Students to Engineer Data Intensive Scalable Systems’ by Mathew Bass (Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh) and ‘Teaching Microservices architectures and technologies after SOA’ by Dimitar Birov (University of Sofia).
In the framework of the event, a round table on the current trends and the future developments of Digital Humanities in South-East Europe will be organized.
The event will take place between 7th and 11th September. The participation fee is 50 euros. The transport to and from the mountain resort and the accommodation and meals there will be covered by the organizers.
If you are interested in the Summer School, please send a Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter stating your main areas of interest and expertise, the projects on which you are currently working, as well as which module(s) are relevant for your work and why you would like to attend them.
The applications should be sent to email@example.com no later than 1 June 2017.
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(Text by the organizers)