This blog is dedicated to Slavic Studies, East and Central European Studies and Central Asian Studies librarianship.
This personal blog was created by Liladhar R. Pendse (Slavic & Eastern European and Central Asian Studies Librarian at University of California, Berkeley).
Keywords: Slavic Studies, Russian, Central and East European, Eurasian Studies, Academic Librarianship, University of California, Berkeley, UCLA-My Alma Mater, Russian Diaspora, Caucasus, and Central Asia.
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Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2016-- DHSI Colloquium.
are now being accepted for presentations at the Digital Humanities
Summer Institute Colloquium, to be held in June 2016 at the University
of Victoria. Open to all DHSI attendees, the DHSI Colloquium offers an
opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging,
collegial atmosphere. Submissions are peer-reviewed, with participants
subsequently invited to contribute to a DHSI-themed special issue in an
invite proposals of 300-500 words for these presentations. Proposals
may focus on any topic relating to the wider Digital Humanities. Topics
may include, but are not limited to, the scholar’s role in personal and
institutional research projects, tool application and development,
perspectives on Digital Humanities implications for the individual’s own
research and pedagogy, reports on activities from the field, etc.
Submissions are welcome from emerging and established scholars alike,
including, but not limited to, faculty, graduate students, early career
scholars and humanities scholars who are new to the Digital Humanities;
librarians, and those in cultural heritage, alt-academics, academic
professionals, and those in technical programs.
are welcome across a number of formats. In your abstract, please
indicate which format you would prefer, but note that, due to scheduling
requirements, not all preferences can be accommodated:
Contributors have 10 minutes to complete the presentation of completed research / projects
Short Paper Presentations
Contributors have 5 minutes to complete high-impact presentations
Poster Session (June 10th only)
Contributors display A1 landscape posters at a conference reception
This year, there will also be two sessions dedicated to the following themes:
Gender and the Digital Humanities (Week 1) Building an Inclusive DH Community (Week 2)
you would like to submit to one of these themed sessions, please
indicate your preference in the relevant section of the submission form.
Colloquium will run throughout the duration of DHSI, so please indicate
which week(s) you will be in attendance. The only poster session will
be held on June 10th, and will also feature poster presenters from the
ELO 2016 conference.
Please submit abstracts via http://goo.gl/forms/CqQlMoNG4Z. The submission system will automatically close on December 23, 2015,at 8:00pm PST (UTC-8). Submissions will be peer-reviewed, with authors being notified by early February 2015.
Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria
provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new
computing technologies, and how they are influencing the work of those
in the Arts, Humanities and Library communities. The Institute
incorporates intensive coursework, seminar participation, and lectures.
During DHSI, we share ideas and methods, and develop expertise in
applying advanced technologies to our teaching, research, dissemination,
and preservation. For more information see www.dhsi.org.
Web-comics: Some Links by Liladhar R. Pendse (UC Berkeley)
This exhibit also takes in consideration comics that are born digital. The webcomics represent a unique opportunity for their creators to provide outreach to multiple audiences. Below are some suggested webcomics that can make this exhibition more interesting to our visitors.The list below was adapted for use from Buzzfeed.com, scroll.in and other sites. Some of these comics might be sensitive to their viewers. I would advise viewer’s discretion. This is not a comprehensive list but it provides a meaningful insight into the mysterious world of the webcomics.
Call for papers
‘Rethinking Revolutions’ - London School of Economics - 26th May 2017
Over the past twenty years, the study of revolution has lost the centrality it once enjoyed. Yet the study of revolutions has never been so important: in thinking through the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, exploring the ideology of ISIS and other Islamist groups, understanding self-proclaimed revolutionary movements in the West, and interpreting the experience of states that continue to see themselves as revolutionary, such as China, Iran, and Cuba. The study of revolution needs to catch up with the actual experience of revolutionary movements and states.
One barrier to this endeavor is the fracturing of the study of revolutions into different disciplines and sub-fields. This workshop seeks to bring together scholars and students working on revolutions from different disciplinary backgrounds (e.g. Sociology, International Relations, History, and Political Science), sub-fields (e.g. social movements…
Data research analyst for the project Golden AgentsInstitute for Logic, Language and Computation – Department of PhilosophyPublication date9 January 2017Level of educationUniversitySalary indication€2,552 to €4,028 gross per month, based on 38 hours per weekClosing date20 January 2017Hours30,4 hours per weekVacancy number17-009 The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) is a renowned research institute at the University of Amsterdam, in which researchers from the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Science collaborate. The research carried out at Humanities forms one of the six research schools within this faculty. ILLC’s central research area is the study of fundamental principles of encoding, transmission and comprehension of information. Research at ILLC is interdisciplinary, and aims at bringing together insights from various disciplines concerned with information and information processing, such as logic, philosophy, linguistics, musicology, mathematics, compute…