Running as a Reel

The DHNB conference 2023 (6th to 10th of March) Summary: Take a look at the DHNB conference this week – it sounds pretty good! This week, the 2023 Digital Humanities in the Nordics and Baltics (DHNB) Conference is taking place (online). Its topic is Sustainability: Environment – Community – Data. On Monday (6th) and Tuesday… Continue reading Running as a Reel

Linked (Open) Data Projects in Religious Studies – An incomplete list

In studies on historical, religious texts, references occur frequently and quite naturally. For example, Christian authors will frequently cite the bible, Muslim authors will refer to the Qur’an. Documenting these references as linked data, however, is not self-understood. Issues regarding text copy rights naturally apply, so the question also remains, which corpora can be mined.… Continue reading Linked (Open) Data Projects in Religious Studies – An incomplete list

Epiphany of the month: It’s just an index. Or is it?

Summary: I realized my goal might just be to create an extended index. But this is not necessarily bad. The goal of this project is, in a sense, completely unoriginal. This is not only a deeply seated fear of every researcher, it is also an epiphany that came up to me lately. Connecting texts, authors,… Continue reading Epiphany of the month: It’s just an index. Or is it?

Why Reference, Re-Use, and Argumentative Patterns?

The key idea of the OTRA project is to describe the discourse between Christianity and Islam with the help of three layers: reference, re-use, and argumentative patterns. But why these three? Summary: Reference and re-use are central ingredients when compiling religious, polemical text. Cross-correlating them with the argumentational structure allows to study the development of… Continue reading Why Reference, Re-Use, and Argumentative Patterns?

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