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Workshop: "Digital Humanities in Asian & East Asian Studies"

Nov 22, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019 12:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Organiser: Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies (CATS), Institute of Japanese Studies

This workshop brings together specialists from Japan and Germany working in the context of Digital Humanities in the framework of Asian and East Asian Studies. The aim is to present ongoing projects from the perspective of their conceptual agenda and their technical realization. The workshop's aim is to steer a discussion between scholars working with or in need of digitized materials and the representatives of institutions that are in charge of supplying materials and technical solutions.

The sessions on Friday, November 22 will take place at the HCTS.


Friday, November 22, 2019
Venue: CATS, Building 4400, R. 400.02.12

14:15 Welcome address
14:30 Judit Árokay / Leo Born (Heidelberg University): Introducing the Project “Digital Literary Map of Japan” (DLM)
15:00 likura Yōichi (Ōsaka University): Topography of Literary Imagination and Memory — Settsu Meisho Zue as an Example
15:45 Okabe Yuka (Ōsaka University): How to Map Utamakura on DLM
16:30 Coffee break
16:45 Judit Árokay / Leo Born: Future Perspectives
17:15 Kitamoto Asanobu (Center for Open Data in the Humanities, Tōkyō): Mapping the City of Edo with Pre-modern Books, Gazetteers and IIIF

Saturday, November 23, 2019
Venue: CATS, Building 4010, R. 010.01.05

10:00 Yamamoto Kazuaki (National Institute of Japanese Literature, Tōkyō): NIJL-NW Project and Digital Humanities
10:45 Matthias Arnold (Heidelberg University): Data Levels in Early Chinese Periodicals Online: Approaches to Opening a Data Collection
11:30 Coffee break
11:45 Melanie Trede (Heidelberg University): Japanese Medieval Script and Paintings Reloaded: “The Hachiman engi Digital Project — HDH“
12:30 Wang Fengyu (Heidelberg University): What Does a Handscroll Want: The Challenges and Potentials of Digital Re-/Presentation
13:15 Lunch
14:30 Michael Radich (Heidelberg University): The Application of Computational Philology to the Chinese Buddhist Canon
15:15 Joachim Kurtz, Duncan Paterson (Heidelberg University): Chinese as Academic Language
16:00 Coffee break
16:15 Koray Birenheide / Sebastian Voigtmann (Frankfurt University): Project Presentation: The Digital Edo Bunko: Developing a IIIF - and Tei-Compliant Direct Transcription and Annotation Software for the Digitization and Digital Representation of Documents and Illustrations. Practical demonstration and workshop: Transcription and Annotation Software

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