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  Bursary Announcement
Interedition
Workshop in at the National Library of Israel, 6-7 October

The ESF COST Action Interedition is delighted to offer several bursaries 
for a workshop to be held at the National Library of Israel, 6-7 October 
2010.

The goals of Interedition < interedition.eu/> is to promote the 
interoperability of the tools and methodology used in the field of 
digital scholarly editing and research. Equally, Interedition seeks to 
raise the awareness of the importance of sustainability of the digital 
artefacts and instruments we create. To this end, Intereditions is 
hosting this workshop at the National Library of Israel to explore the 
tools, methodologies, and approaches to better support a shared model 
for the creation of sustainable infrastructure for digital text.

Applications are being accepted for bursaries for early stage 
researchers to attend this two-day event which will include lectures by 
leading textual scholars (including Dirk Van Hulle, Fotis Jannidis, 
Susan Schreibman, and Joris van Zundert) The first day will focus on 
lectures on topics ranging from the creation and futures of digital 
scholarly editions, to the tools being used to create and edit them. The 
second day will be hands-on centering on practical experience in using 
tools and methodologies central to the discipline, including TEI, 
eLaborate, and CollateX. On day II attendees will participate in a 
project slam and there will be ample opportunity to discuss their 
editing projects with workshop facilitators.

To apply for busaries, candidates must be:


* an emerging scholar, which is defined by the ESF as someone who has 

not been in an established position for more than five years, with 

exceptions for parental, medical, and national service leaves. The ESF 

notes that ‘students, post-doctorate researchers and lecturers within 5 

years of appointment would be amongst those included in this definition’.


* you are affiliated to a an institution in a country in which ESF has 
a 
member organisation <see 

http://www.esf.org/about-us/80-member-organisations.html>



Bursaries will be awarded in two categories: up to €300 for Israeli 
delegates and up to €1200 for European delegates to cover housing and 
travel costs. Expenses will be reimbursed after the event in line with 
COST procedures.

If you fit the above criteria and would like to apply for consideration, 

please send no more than two pages that include the following: a) a 
brief 
CV showing your career history and current academic affiliation; 
and b) how 
this workshop will intersect with your research. Please send 
your application to susan.schreibman[AT]gmail.com no later than 24 August.

-- 
Susan Schreibman, PhD
Director
Digital Humanities Observatory
Pembroke House
28-32 Upper Pembroke Street
Dublin 2, Ireland

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