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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,


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DiXiT Convention: Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital Scholarly Edition

 

The Hague, September 16-18  2015

 

 

PROGRAMME

 

  • 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’) 

Keynotes will be given by Leo Jansen, editor of the acclaimed edition of Van Gogh’s letters,  Laurent Romary, director of DARIAH, and Lorna Hughes, chair in digital humanities  at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study (SAS). 

 

 

Call for papers

 

The DiXiT project 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.

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.

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:

  • 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

 

We encourage exploratory papers. Early-career scholars are welcome.

We ask those interested in presenting a twenty-minute paper to mail their proposal to [log in to unmask]" target="_blank">[log in to unmask]. The proposal should include:

  • name and email of the presenter
  • title of paper
  • abstract (ca. 400 words).

 

Dates:

  • call for papers April 21, 2015
  • proposals due May 21, 2015
  • decision about acceptance June 7, 2015
  • meeting: September 14-18, 2015

 

Keynotes will be given by Leo Jansen, editor of the acclaimed edition of Van Gogh’s letters,  Laurent Romary, director of DARIAH, and Lorna Hughes, chair in digital humanities  at the University of London’s School of Advanced Study (SAS).

The meeting is preceded by two parallel workshops on September 15: Net 7 (Italy) runs a workshop about semantic enrichment of digital library content; Huygens ING runs a workshop on TEI and neighbouring standards.

Information about registration for the convention and workshops will follow.

 

Convention website: http://dixit.huygens.knaw.nl/

 

 

 

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On behalf of the Organization Committee

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Elena Spadini

Huygens Ing - DiXiT fellow

Sapienza University of Rome - PhD student

@spadinelena

spadinielena.wordpress.com

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Elena Spadini

Visiting @ IT Services Oxford University
Huygens ING - DiXiT Marie Curie fellow
@spadinelena