Call for participants and application form

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Because of the high number of applications, admissions will be communicated on Friday, January 25, via email and on this website.

Applications are invited for the “Digital Humanities Winter School Palermo 2019” (#DHWSPA19) that will take place at the University of Palermo, Italy, from March 4-7 2019.

The winter school is sponsored by the Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale, by the Departments Scienze Umanistiche and Culture e Società and by the PhD schools Dottorato di ricerca internazionale in Studi Culturali Europei-Europäische Kulturstudien and Studi letterari, filologico-linguistici e storico-filosofici of the University of Palermo.

During the first day, talks by Fabio Ciotti, Vito Matranga, Raul Mordenti, Tito Orlandi, Elena Pierazzo, Roberto Rosselli Del Turco will provide an initial introduction to the digital humanities and Simona Stoyanova will lead a 2-hours workshop on TEI/EpiDoc markup.

In the following days, three 7-hours workshops will provide a hands-on introduction to:
1. TEI XML markup per scholarly digital editions (Luciano Longo);
2. Python programming for text and TEI XML analysis (Paolo Monella);
3. querying and visualization of a TEI XML edition (Tiziana Mancinelli).

A detailed program, the syllabi of the workshops and further information are available on the winter school website http://dhwspa19.unipa.it.

Participation is free of charge and open to students working on their BA or MA thesis, PhD students and scholars. No previous specific digital skills are required. Please apply by filling in the form below and uploading a CV (including an optional publication lists) by January 15, 2019. Priority will be given to PhD students and to those with research projects including digital humanities methods. Acceptance will be communicated by January 20 25.

The language of the winter school will be Italian, with the exception of the TEI/EpiDoc workshop held by Simona Stoyanova, which will be in English.









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