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Die 18. DINI-Jahrestagung

findet unter dem Titel "Forschungsdaten - von der Produktion bis zur...

Wahlprüfsteine zur Bundestagswahl 2017

DINI e.V. hat Wahlprüfsteine zur Bundestagswahl am 24. September 2017 an die Spitzen der im...

Preisverleihung DARIAH-DE DH Award 2017

Elektrostatische Reinigung: Erfolgreiche Mengenbehandlung von Druckgraphiken und Zeichnungen der Sammlung Albrecht Haupt

Die Lehr- und Forschungssammlung von Karl Albrecht Haupt (1852-1932), Architekt, Bauforscher und Hochschullehrer an der damaligen Technischen Hochschule Hannover, gehört zu den überregional bedeutsamen Sondersammlungen der Technischen Informationsbibliothek (TIB). Zur Erhaltung dieses wichtigen Bestandes ist jetzt ein großer Schritt getan: Mit Unterstützung des Niedersächsischen Ministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kultur (MWK) und in Zusammenarbeit mit der HAWK Hochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen ist es gelungen, die Oberflächen der gut 4000 Druckgraphiken und Zeichnungen zu reinigen. Dafür wurde eine besonders schonende und effiziente Reinigungstechnologie der HAWK eingesetzt. weiterlesen...

Die DINI Geschäftsstelle ist vom 21. August bis zum 01. September 2017 nicht besetzt. Wir bitten um Ihr Verständis.

Der Ideenwettbewerb zur "Wissenschaft im digitalen Wandel"

wird im Rahmen des "Digital-Gipfel 2017" durchgeführt. Gesucht werden innovative...

The database as a methodological tool

Written by Dr Matthew Evan Davis The traditional role of the database in scholarship has been as a repository – a place to store information for later retrieval.  Over the past couple of years, however, I’ve found myself becoming more interested in the methodological use of the database not simply to store information, but to […]

What do digital medievalists do?

As is often the case in the Digital Humanities landscape, outsiders find it difficult to imagine what kind of work a digital medievalist would engage with. If the term Digital Humanities is often perceived as an oxymoron, this is even more so for Digital Medievalist. Digital and medieval do not seem to go together, and […]

Digital Medievalist Executive Board Elections 2017 – Tally

Election URL (accessible to the voters): https://vote.heliosvoting.org/helios/e/DMBoardElections_2017-2019 Tally Question #1 Who would you like to elect as members of the Executive Board of Digital Medievalist? (choose up to 4 candidates) ROMAN BLEIER, University of Graz 50 JEAN-BAPTISTE CAMPS, PSL Research University 45 ELS DE PAERMENTIER, Ghent University –Standing for re-election– 77 ROBERTO DEL MONTE, NUME […]

GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften setzt einen neuen Schwerpunkt im Ausbau der Dateninfrastruktur

GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Europas größtes Institut für...

AKSW at ISWC2017

We are very pleased to announce that AKSW will be presenting 2 papers at ISWC 2017, which will be held on 21-24 October in Vienna, Austria. The demo and workshops papers have to be announced. The International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) is the … Continue reading

HEATHER WACHA

As a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies, I would be delighted to serve on the Digital Medievalist Executive Board. My interest and passion for the digital humanities began while I was working on my doctorate, when a GIS class showed me how to ask new research questions of my 13th-century sources. […]

ENGIN CIHAD TEKIN

Engin is working as academic advisor for a number of TUBİTAK’s (The Scientific and Technologcal Research Council of Turkey) digitization and Digital Humanitites projects. Previously, he has worked as an academic advisor to the Executive Board of Hacettepe University Technopolis for electronic documents and archival sources. He completed his PhD in Library and Information Science. […]

Wann ist ein terminus technicus ein terminus technicus? – Das Beispiel àτρεμής im Corpus Hippocraticum

In this paper, I present some results of my research done in the project eXChange. My main goal was to investigate to what extent and how the terminology of the Corpus Hippocraticum has been influenced by the language of the preceding (esp. lyric) literature. A common view in the linguistics concerned with languages for special purposes (the German ‘Fachsprachen’) holds that termini technici are often created by implementing a word from the common language into a technical context and narrowing its former meaning down to a specialized and strictly defined one. While this mechanism could be traced for several terms in the Corpus Hippocraticum, some terms could be found which denote special processes or methods and have been taken over into the medical context without a significant change of meaning. The question is raised if these terms can be regarded as termini technici even if their meaning has not been coined in a specialized context. 

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Die Hüter des Hades. Zur Bedeutung und Interpretation der homerischen Kimmerier

This paper deals with the Homeric Cimmerians, who were located at the end of the world, on the doorsteps to Hades. At the beginning of the work, it was necessary to build up a concept of research 1st to find the relevant sources and 2nd to distinguish the mythical Cimmerians from the historical. Tools from the project eAQUA and eXChange illustrate the selection of sources. 

Perser, Meder und Parther im Spiegel der Quellen

The following article is another contribution to the use of tag pies in the wide field of Digital Humanities. Wordclouds provide suitable means when summarizing and visualizing data to support the analysis of analytical tasks and examining of bigger collections of text. The specific use in the field of Classics will be illustrated by means of examining the corpus of the TLG (Thesaurus Linguae Graecae) with regard to the specific question about the connection of three ancient nations: Persians, Medes and Parthians. How are these nations described by the ancient authors and where are the differences and similarities between them? Hence it should be obvious which possibilities tag pies offer to help to work on specific scholarly tasks and where the limitations of this method lie. 

Anacharsis in der Diskussion über das Kriterion der Wahrheit in Sextus Empiricus' Adversus Mathematicos: Versuch einer Erläuterung mit Hilfe verschiedener Tools zur Visualisierung von Kookkurrenzen (eAQUA/eXChange TagPies)

The paper argues that the (obviously fictional) quote attributed to the legendary Scythian sage Anacharsis in the work of the sceptic Sextus Empircus is more likely to be understood as some kind of ironical twist than as a substantial hint towards a specific philosophical background: At the time of Sextus, Anacharsis was best known as the proverbial wise man. As such, he denies the existence of a criterion of truth that is discussed in the respective passages. At the same time, the figure of the wise man itself is seen as a criterion of truth by several dogmatic philosophers Sextus is arguing against. This leads to a paradoxical situation in which the criterion denies the existence of the criterion explicitly, and, on a more structural level, even the wise man per se the existence of wise men in general. 

Several tools for the visualization of significant co-occurrences such as the eAQUA co-occurrence-analysis or the eXchange TagPies are used supportively to show that in the time of Sextus the connections between the figure of Anacharsis and the concept of sagacity are indeed much stronger than those between Anacharsis and any specific philosophical school.

Das ORCID-Deutschland-Konsortium

Im vorhergehenden Beitrag in dieser Blogreihe über ORCID haben wir die Ziele und Aufgaben des ORCID DE Projektes beschrieben. Dazu zählte u.a. eine zentrale Anlaufstelle zur nachhaltigen Unterstützung von Hochschulen und außeruniversitären Forschungseinrichtungen bei der ORCID Implementierung und Vernetzung ihrer wissenschaftlichen Informationssysteme. Aus diesem Grund wurde im Oktober 2016 das ORCID Deutschland Konsortium gegründet. weiterlesen...

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