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*Deadline extended!*

Dear all,
we are pleased to inform you that the deadline for submitting proposals for
the DiXiT Convention: TECHNOLOGY, SOFTWARE, STANDARDS FOR THE DIGITAL
SCHOLARLY EDITION has been extended to *Thursday the 28th of May*.

Answering a recurring question, let me clarify that this *call for paper* is
open to *everybody* (except DiXiT fellows).

We are looking forward to welcoming you in The Hague.

With kind regards,


> *Please circulate widely*
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> *Apologies for cross-posting*
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> DiXiT Convention: Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital
> Scholarly Edition
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> The Hague, September 16-18  2015
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> *PROGRAMME*
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>    - Tuesday 15: two parallel workshops
>       - Net7 will present Pundit and Muruca
>       - Huygens ING will run a workshop ‘TEI and neighbouring standards’
>    - Wednesday 16 until Friday 18 (morning): the *Convention* proper
>    (‘Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital Scholarly Edition’)
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> *Keynotes* will be given by *Leo Jansen*, editor of the acclaimed edition
> of Van Gogh’s letters <http://vangoghletters.org/>,  *Laurent Romary
> <https://twitter.com/laurentromary>*, director of DARIAH
> <http://dariah.eu/>, and *Lorna Hughes <https://twitter.com/lornamhughes>*,
> chair in digital humanities  at the University of London’s School of
> Advanced Study
> <http://www.sas.ac.uk/about-us/news/digital-humanities-boost-school-advanced-study>
>  (SAS).
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> Call for papers
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> The DiXiT project <http://dixit.uni-koeln.de/> is an Initial Training
> Network funded under the European Commission’s Marie-Curie scheme. In the
> project a number of high-profile European universities and research
> institutions work together in training a new generation of digital
> scholarly editors.
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> The Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands is organizing the
> first of DiXiT’s three conventions, September 16-18 2015 in The Hague, the
> Netherlands. The convention will be an informal meeting where the DiXiT
> research fellows will present their first results in interactive sessions.
> We anticipate a lively get-together bristling with new ideas, and we hope
> that many of those working in the field of scholarly editing and digital
> humanities will gather here. In order to broaden the scope and diversity of
> the meeting, the convention organisers are issuing this call.
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> While the focus of the convention is on technology, software and
> standards, topics for the sessions may include anything related to
> scholarly digital editing, such as:
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>    - tools for editing, collation, publication
>    - text markup: application, development, advantages, disadvantages
>    - sustainability and preservation of editions: economic and technical
>    - editing as a social endeavour: crowd-sourcing, social editions and
>    other forms of collaboration
>    - the role of the editor in digital editing
>    - and others
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> We encourage exploratory papers. Early-career scholars are welcome.
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> We ask those interested in presenting a twenty-minute paper to mail their
> proposal to [log in to unmask] The proposal should include:
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>    - name and email of the presenter
>    - title of paper
>    - abstract (ca. 400 words).
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> Dates:
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>    - call for papers April 21, 2015
>    - *proposals due May 21, 2015*
>    - decision about acceptance June 7, 2015
>    - meeting: September 14-18, 2015
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> Keynotes will be given by Leo Jansen, editor of the acclaimed edition of Van
> Gogh’s letters <http://vangoghletters.org/>,  Laurent Romary
> <https://twitter.com/laurentromary>, director of DARIAH
> <http://dariah.eu/>, and Lorna Hughes <https://twitter.com/lornamhughes>,
> chair in digital humanities  at the University of London’s School of
> Advanced Study
> <http://www.sas.ac.uk/about-us/news/digital-humanities-boost-school-advanced-study>
>  (SAS).
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> The meeting is preceded by two parallel workshops on September 15: Net 7
> <http://www.netseven.it/en> (Italy) runs a workshop about semantic
> enrichment of digital library content; Huygens ING runs a workshop on TEI
> and neighbouring standards.
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> Information about registration for the convention and workshops will
> follow.
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> Convention website: http://dixit.huygens.knaw.nl/
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> On behalf of the Organization Committee
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> Elena Spadini
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> Huygens Ing - DiXiT fellow
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> Sapienza University of Rome - PhD student
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> @spadinelena
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> spadinielena.wordpress.com
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-- 
Elena Spadini

Visiting @ IT Services Oxford University
Huygens ING - DiXiT Marie Curie fellow
@spadinelena
spadinielena.wordpress.com