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LUCDH Symposium

Tuesday 9 October 2018
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

The Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities has awarded some small research grants to foster the developments of new digital research. These projects began in February 2018.

On the 9th of October, these awardees will present their work, along with our PhD students. During this symposium, the scholars will demonstrate how they have implemented digital methods in their research and give us insight in their results.

13:15 – 13:00                    
Welcome by Sjef Barbiers

13:30 – 13:55                     “Tanti’s Letters: Code-Switching in Writing”
                                               Deniz Tat

13:55 – 14:20                     “Slave Register Digital Archive – Ceylon – 1818-1832”
                                               Nira Wickramasinghe

14:20 – 14:45                     “WARD 16: Making the Unreadable Readable”
                                               Lotte Fikkers

14:45 – 15:10                     “Mapping Roman Coin Hoards with GIS”
                                               Liesbeth Claes and Bart Noordervliet

15:10 – 15:30                     Coffee break

15:30 – 15:55                     “Machine Learning Techniques for Sign Language Corpora”
                                               Manolis Fragkiadakis

15:55 – 16:20                     “Evoke: A Digital Platform for Historical Thesauri”
                                               Sander Stolk

16:20 – 16:45                     “A Filter for Syntactic Comparability”
                                               Martin Kroon

16:45 – 18:00                      Drinks  

Please let us know if you would like to attend. For registration and further questions you can contact Cathinka Camfferman at c.s.camfferman@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

We hope to see you on the 9th of October, 13:00-18:00, LIPSIUS 1.47!



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