[Humanist] 31.58 summer school: digital tools (Bulgaria)

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Fri May 26 07:49:11 CEST 2017


                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 31, No. 58.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Thu, 25 May 2017 20:28:43 +0100
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: Summer School in Advanced Tools, Bulgaria, September 2017


SUMMER SCHOOL IN ADVANCED TOOLS FOR DIGITAL HUMANITIES AND IT
Bulgaria, September 2017

The Centre for Excellence in the Humanities to the University of Sofia, 
Bulgaria, has the pleasure to invite, for a fourth time, experts in the 
fields of Digital Humanities and Information Technologies to an Advanced 
Summer School in Digital Humanities.

The event will take place in September 2017 in a nice mountain retreat 
near Sofia, Bulgaria (tbc). The summer school relies on the cooperation 
of world-leading instructors from academic institutions in the UK and 
USA and will include the following modules:

-- Training in Linked Spatial Data, Geo-annotation, Visualisation and 
Information system (Geography and Topography) with Valeria Vitale and 
Gabriel Bodard (School of Advanced Studies, University of London);
-- Training in Python for data extraction, enriching and cataloguing 
with Simona Stoyanova and Gabriel Bodard (School of Advanced Studies, 
--— Training in EpiDoc and TEI markup, use of vocabularies, and web 
delivery (including external URI use, XSLT customization, and entity 
normalization) with Simona Stoyanova and Gabriel Bodard (School of 
Advanced Studies, University of London);
-- A parallel workshop for IT specialists on 'Teaching Agile Project 
Management by Combining Group Interaction and Simulation' by Eduardo 
Miranda (Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh) and presentation on 
'Teaching Students to Engineer Data Intensive Scalable Systems' by 
Mathew Bass (Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh) and 'Teaching 
Microservices architectures and technologies after SOA' by Dimitar Birov 
(University of Sofia).

In the framework of the event, a round table on the current trends and 
the future developments of Digital Humanities in South-East Europe will 
be organized.

The event will take place between 7th and 11th September. The 
participation fee is 50 euros. The transport to and from the mountain 
resort and the accommodation and meals there will be covered by the 
organizers.

If you are interested in the Summer School, please send a Curriculum 
Vitae and a Motivation Letter stating your main areas of interest and 
expertise, the projects on which you are currently working, as well as 
which module(s) are relevant for your work and why you would like to 
attend them.

The applications should be sent to dhsummerschool at uni-sofia.bg no later 
than 1 June 2017.

The Organizing Team
Assoc. Prof. Dimitar Birov, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, 
University of Sofia
Dimitar Iliev, Faculty of Classical and Modern Languages, University of 
Sofia
Maria Baramova, Faculty of History, University of Sofia
Grigor Boykov, Faculty of History, University of Sofia
Dobromir Dobrev, Centre for Excellence in the Humanities, University of 
Sofia

-- 
Willard McCarty (www.mccarty.org.uk/), Professor, Department of Digital
Humanities, King's College London; Adjunct Professor, Western Sydney
University and North Carolina State University; Editor,
Interdisciplinary Science Reviews (www.tandfonline.com/loi/yisr20)




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