Monthly Archives: September 2014

Conference: Back to the Future – Digital Media and Book History Research, Vienna, 15-17 October 2014

We are pleased to share information on an upcoming interdisciplinary event in Vienna dealing with digital media and book history research. The symposium, titled “Back to the Future”, will be held from 15-17 October 2014. The event will begin on Wednesday, October 15 at 6pm with an evening discussion on “Pixels or Paper? Will E-Books […]

Cfp: Scholarship in Software, Software as Scholarship: From Genesis to Peer Review

Digital Humanities@Universität Bern and are organising a workshop and a round table in the field of the Digital Humanities. ‘Expressions’, 29 January 2015: Workshop on Software-based Scholarship On 29 January 2015 there will be a workshop at the University of Bern (Hochschulstrasse 4) on software-based scholarship. The motivation for this workshop is the fact […]

Review: Nach Feierabend, Vol. 9, Digital Humanities, 2013

Guest post by Henrike Hoffmann, Binningen, September 2014 In the fall of 2013, the ninth volume of Nach Feierabend. Züricher Jahrbuch für Wissensgeschichte was published as a special issue with a focus on Digital Humanities (DH). Of the ten articles, the first five are regrouped under the heading Digital Humanities; the other five are published […]

PhD position open in Göttingen at DFG research training group

The research training group “Literature and the Dissemination of Literature in the Age of Digitization” at Göttingen is currently accepting applications by prospective PhD students from the fields of German Studies, English (American/British Studies), Comparative Literature, Romance Studies, and Scandinavian Studies (Deadline: October 19, 2014) for one PhD position (65% TV-L EG13) for 2 years. For […]

Lecture Series: “The Materiality of Text” at Berlin State Library

During the upcoming academic year, the Berlin State Library and the research group “Arbeitskreis Materialität der Literatur” will host a series of talks on the material dimensions of text. The organizers want to initiate conversations and collaborations between literary scholars, book historians, librarians, and other specialists on this subject. A central aim is to foster […]

SHARP Conference in Antwerp coming up!

The 22nd annual SHARP conference is coming up next week in Antwerp (17-21 September). This year’s theme is “Religions of the Book”. Four members of our network will be presenting at the conference: Christian Berrenberg (Cologne) will present a paper entitled “‘Newspaper and protocol are the pride of an organisation with traditions’: Creating a socialist […]

Conference: The Post-Digital Scholar: Open Access, Piracy and Public Spheres, 12-14 November 2014, Lüneburg, Germany

We are delighted to share this invitation to an upcoming conference in Lüneburg, Germany, at the Leuphana University. “The Post-Digital Scholar Conference: Open Access, Piracy and Public Spheres” is chaired by Mercedes Bunz, Nishant Shah, Michael Dieter, Andreas Kirchner (Hybrid Publishing Lab, Leuphana University). For three days, publishers, researchers, programmers, designers, artists, and entrepreneurs will […]