Building a digital scholarly edition of the Romanian Chrestomathy

After the lecture of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Dahmen on 14 November 2019, we discussed how the humanities have the potential to enhance conventional methods of analysis and scientific display in scholarly editions of philological texts and low-key languages. It would be interesting to investigate how digital humanities and computational methods, as well as digital publishing … Continued

Cultural values of two neglected areas of linguistics

Introducing microtoponyms and critical editions of old Romanian texts   During the fall, two interesting lectures were held as a part of the DTU Lecture Series, addressing issues of linguistic research in the modern age. On October 17, Christian Zschieschang (GWZO, Leibniz Institute, Leipzig) gave a talk on microtoponyms, such as the names of plots … Continued

Micro-toponyms – Perspectives on an underestimated source

Speaker: Dr. Christian Zschieschang, Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO), Department “Man and Environment” 17 Oct 2019⎹  18.00⎹  DH Lab, MSH 1st floor   Micro-toponyms, names of unsettled places, are a rather unexplored field of investigation and due to their regional and local framing, they are often only considered in … Continued

Reconstructing the Historic Landscape of Larochette

DTU PhD researchers Christopher Morse, Sam Mersch and Marleen de Kramer published their conference paper entitled “Reconstructing the Historic Landscape of Larochette Luxembourg“. The paper appeared in the proceedings of the EuroMed 2018 conference Digital Heritage. Progress in Cultural Heritage: Documentation, Preservation, and Protection. Abstract “Cultural Heritage education relies on a solid foundation of scientifically … Continued