CfP: Translingual and Transcultural Digital Humanities

9 Jul 2015 (All day)

Conference on translingual and transcultural digital humanities

October 19-20, Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia

The conference is third in the series of yearly digital humanities conferences in Estonia and includes a special panel on ongoing projects and developments in Estonian digital humanities.

Please submit a proposal that contains your full name, institutional and disciplinary affiliation with a very brief academic CV, the title of your paper and an abstract of 200-250 words. Authors will be informed about the status of their submission by August 31, 2015. Participation fee of the conference is €50. The language of the conference is English.

Topics

  • data-mining (incl visual, multimedia and other data)
  • working with data in various languages, incl small or extinct languages
  • translingual analysis
  • computational ontologies
  • cross-linguistic and -cultural research in the field of digital humanities
  • applications targeted at (usable with) various languages
  • the role of English as lingua franca in digital humanities, assets and drawbacks
  • compiling multilingual data collections (e.g. by crowdsourcing)
  • ideas, outlooks, projects and developments in Estonian digital humanities

Deadlines

Abstract submission: August 15, 2015
Notification of acceptance: August 31, 2015
Conference starts: October 19, 2015

Send your proposals to: digitaalhumanitaaria@gmail.com

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