Category Archives: General

Goodbye

This is the end of THATCamp Ghent 2013. A BIG thank-you to all #tcghent campers for your engagement, interest and participation! All sessions already have plenty of notes with references, etc… via TitanPad (see schedule). Together with the pictures and … Continue reading

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Finished Schedule

See the finished schedule.

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Go!

THATCamp Ghent has started! The scheduling session is on the way.

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Session Proposal (Talk): Crowd-Sourcing the Scholarly Edition

One of the shortcomings of many digital editions is that they replicate the hierarchical relationship between editors/academics and reader/enthusiast. How can a digital edition encourage productive editorial input (transcribing, encoding, tagging) from its users to produce a scholarly edition capable … Continue reading

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Integrating education and research

How to integrate the existing formats of education in the humanities (e.g., examinations, assignments)¬†with ongoing research projects? In my teaching of theoretical courses at art colleges in Antwerp, I have experimented with both very strict forms (digital submissions, data collection) … Continue reading

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Using digital tools and resources for educational purposes

If scholarship is constantly changing as a result of new digital tools, resources and methods, why shouldn’t academic education evolve along? This session will concentrate on the usefulness of integrating digital tools and digitised (re)sources in academic trainings and courses … Continue reading

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Manuscript description and the possibilities of digital editing with TEI-conformant XML

Recently I was lucky to get a bursary to attend a specialist training at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin in codicology, the study of manuscript books as material objects, and the use of TEI-conformant XML to record and analyze codicological data. … Continue reading

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Registration

It is still possible to register! Registration ends May 27, 6:00 pm.

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Zotero

I would like to talk about the open source program Zotero which I use to organize my personal bibliography for my PhD research and for the collaborative bibliography for the International Network for the Theory of History. Since discovering Zoterto, … Continue reading

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Manifesto for the Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities you say? Digital evolutions are changing the way we do research but do they change science? A lot of debate is going on wither or not digital humanities is a new discipline. Does it need its own defenition, … Continue reading

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