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LUCDH Symposium

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.

October 9th, 13:00-18:00h, Lipsius 1.47

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.

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