Digital Humanities, Medieval History, and Lexicography: The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources

  Speaker: Dr. Sara Uckelman, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Durham University (U.K.) 14 January 2020 | 14:00 – 15:00 | C²DH-Lounge, MSH 4th floor In an ideal world, digital humanities collaborations would involve experts on both sides: Experts in some field of the humanities pooling their resources with experts on the technical and computational … Continued

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