CfP: Digitally Mapping Eastern Europe
Digitally Mapping Eastern Europe
Princeton-Herder Digital Humanities Summer Workshop
Marburg, August 20-24, 2018
What is digital mapping? What can digital humanities tools and methods teach us about representing geographical and spatial data? If you think digital mapping could enhance your research on any topic related to Eastern Europe and Russia, join the workshop!
The Princeton-Herder Digital Humanities Summer Workshop will take place August 20-24, 2018 in Marburg, Germany. Activities will include hands-on practical experience with archival materials and digital tools, one-on-one project consultations, roundtable discussions, works-in-progress presentations, tours of Herder’s collections, social events, and excursions.
The Herder Institute in Marburg, Germany is a member of the Leibniz Association. A center of Eastern European Studies and digital history, the Herder Institute is home to significant archival collections, including newspaper clippings, maps, photographs, and postcards.
Postdocs, graduate students and undergraduates from all disciplines and divisions with interest in any area of East European Studies are welcome to apply. Stipend will cover travel and lodging, and lunches during the workshop will be provided. Instruction will be in English. Experience with digital methods is not required.
Please submit a 500-word application stating your research background and motivation for attending the workshop.
Deadline: April 30, 2018
Please submit applications by PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizers: Katherine Hill Reischl, Assistant Professor Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University Peter Haslinger, Professor East Central European History, Herder Institute
This workshop is organized by the Slavic Digital Humanities Working Group, and is supported by the Center for Digital Humanities, Slavic Department, Princeton University Library, International Fund, and the Herder Institute.