Dear TEI list,

the second DiXiT camp (14 - 19 September 2014) on *XML/TEI for Digital
Scholarly Editions* at the University of Graz (Austria) organized by the
Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities
is now open for applications!

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*XML/TEI for Digital Scholarly Editions - Standards, tools and software, 14
– 19 September 2014, Graz (Austria)*

We are very pleased to announce the second DiXiT camp on *XML/TEI for
Digital Scholarly Editions – Standards, tools and software *funded by
the *Digital
Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT),* and run by the *Centre
for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities* ( in collaboration with the
University of Oxford, the University of Cologne, the Royal Netherlands
Academy of Arts and Sciences, SynchRO, TEI-C, and Text Grid. The course
will be held at the *University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität) from
14th to 19th September 2014*.

DiXiT is an international network of high-profile institutions that are
actively involved in the creation and publication of digital scholarly
editions and offers a training and research programme in the
multi-disciplinary skills, technologies, theories, and methods of digital
scholarly editing. DiXiT is funded under Marie Curie Actions within the
European Commission's 7th Framework Programme.

The second DiXiT camp will be an intensive training on *XML TEI P5 for
Digital Scholarly Editions* and on *standards, tools and software* for
creating digital editions. It will provide students with theoretical
knowledge and practical experience in creating digital editions using the
open international encoding standard *XML TEI P5*. Basics of representing
textual phenomena and features for the description, transcription and
representation of primary sources will be covered, from data input to

The lectures will be held by experts from the DiXiT partners and will cover
the following areas:

·                  General introduction on XML TEI P5

·                  Transcription and editorial interventions

·                  Critical apparatus

·                  Genetic editing

·                  Tools for digital editing

·                  Customization of the TEI schema

·                  Workflow and solutions to create an online presentation
out of TEI

·                  Metadata standards

·                  Edition beyond text: image-text-linkage and music

Evening lectures on use cases will accompany the morning and afternoon
sessions. Besides the *Shelly-Godwin Archive* (, two editing projects from Graz, *Hugo von
Montfort – the poetic work* ( and the *Moral
Weeklies in Romance-speaking Europe* ( will
serve as examples for different editing scopes.

The DiXiT camp on *XML TEI P5 for Digital Scholarly Editions - Standards,
tools and software* is open *to all students registered for postgraduate
and in particular doctoral programs (PhD or equivalent) anywhere in the
world* with basic experience in scholarly editing. The course will strongly
focus on practical exercise. We will therefore prefer applications which
can bring own material for the exercises. All teaching will be in English.

The course offers *25 positions* from which twelve are reserved for DiXiT
fellows, leaving *13 vacancies for other applicants*. Participants will be
required to arrange their own accommodation and travel to Graz, but there
will be no fee for the course itself. Some bursaries will be available for
travel and accommodation.

For further details and the provisional schedule see .

Applications close on *28 July 2014* and early registration is highly
recommended. Please use the application form at <  > and send
it to [log in to unmask]

Best wishes,

Frederike Neuber


*Frederike Neuber*

DiXiT - Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network

Zentrum für Informationsmodellierung

Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities

Universität Graz

A-8010 Graz | Merangasse 70

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