Three Masterclasses – application deadlines: April 15, 19 and 30

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/04/2017 - 30/04/2017
All Day

Location
An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University

Categories Digital Humanities


Master Class, 4 – 5 MAY: Humanities and GLAMs Going Digital

The purpose of this DARIAH Master Class is to give to participants the capabilities to understand the issues involved in Humanities and “galleries, libraries, archives, and museums” (GLAMs) digitization with a focus on Europe and apply the suggested ways of enhancing digital services.

The workshop is organized by DARIAH-EU within its project Humanities at Scale, as well as DARIAH-IT, Michael Culture Association, DILL International Master Digital Library Learning, Parma University, and Tallinn University.

Scholars, GLAMs professionals, digital curators, researchers (either connected to universities, museums, cultural heritage institutions, authorities, or working independently as freelancers) are invited to submit candidatures. Please note that this is Basic Course.

Application deadline

15 April 2017

Application and further information here

Masterclass 13 – 14 June 2017: Virtual Worlds as Digital Scholarly Editions

The Research Institute in the Humanities at Maynooth University is delighted to announce a Masterclass on “Virtual Worlds as Digital Scholarly Editions” funded by the DiXIT network.

This Masterclass aims to bring together experts from the fields of Heritage 3D Visualisation and Digital Scholarly Editing to create a common vocabulary between the two disciplines.

This Masterclass will explore and problematise the affordances of Virtual Worlds within the theories and methodologies of digital scholarly editing, including the constructing, annotating, reviewing, and evaluating VWs as texts.

PARTICIPATION

This MasterClass is aimed at people with experience in the fields of Heritage 3D Modelling and Visualisation and Digital Scholarly Editing. Submissions are especially encouraged from early career researchers  or those with past and current projects that would benefit from knowledge and skills on the creation of virtual worlds as digital scholarly editions.

The MasterClass will be limited to 12 participants. The event is open to Irish, European, and international applicants. Accommodation and transportation will be covered for all selected participants up to a maximum of €250 for participants based in the Republic of Ireland and up to €500 for participants outside Ireland. Meals for all days of the event will also be covered.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

April 19 2017.

Application and further information here

Masterclass, 29 – 30 June 2017: Participatory Engagement in Digital Humanities Projects

An Foras Feasa, The Research Institute in the Humanities at Maynooth University is delighted to announce a Masterclass on “Participatory Engagement in Digital Humanities Projects”, funded by DARIAH and Humanities at Scale.

This Masterclass, supported by DARIAH and Humanities at Scale, will explore how participatory engagement is increasingly being considered a key component in the design of digital humanities projects. The goal of this Masterclass will be to arrive at a classification of various forms of participation and knowledge production, providing a window onto the issues of creating and managing a participatory engagement digital humanities projects.

PARTICIPATION

This Masterclass is aimed individuals who have an active and/or demonstrable interest in public engagement projects and/or citizen science initiatives. Submissions are especially encouraged from early career researchers and from those from European countries the Humanities at Scale project serves. i.e., countries who do not have a strong tradition of digital humanities research.

It will be limited to 12 participants. Preference will be given to applicants whose area of expertise falls under one or more of the topics covered during the Masterclass and who are currently working or who have worked in the past on participatory engagement projects. The event is open to Irish, European, and international applicants. Accommodation and transportation will be covered for all selected participants up to a maximum of €250 for participants based in the Republic of Ireland and up to €500 for participants outside Ireland. Meals for all days of the event will also be covered.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

April 30 2017.

Application and further information here