Conferences – 2020

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elow is a list of recent and upcoming conferences, colloquia, workshops and courses relevant to (digital) Medieval Studies. Do you know of a conference that isn’t already in this list? Please send us the details and we’ll add it!

As of 2018, we also display the names of the DM board members who will attend events as representatives of our DM community. Do feel free to contact them, extend your network and elaborate new plans in collaboration with us!

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January 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
15-17 Ninth annual conference AIUCD: The inevitable turn: Challenges and perspectives in humanities computing Conference Milan, Italy https://aiucd2020.unicatt.it G. Franzini
20-21 Digitizing and Encoding Seals: SigiDoc and RTI-Dome in action Workshop Venice, Italy https://www.unive.it/data/33113/2/35921 F. Fischer
22 Links and bindings. Towards meaningful descriptions of bookbindings on the Web and catalogues VeDPH Seminar in Digital and Public Humanities Venice, Italy https://www.unive.it/data/33113/2/35803 A. Campagnolo

February 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
6-7 Transkribus User Conference Conference Innsbruck https://read.transkribus.eu/events/transkribus-user-conference-2020/
10-14 Encoder, Exploiter, Diffuser (EnExDi): Les humanités numériques dans les projets de recherche/Digital Humanities in PhD research projects Winter School Poitiers, France https://enexdi.sciencesconf.org G. Franzini
12 Running the Digital Humanities Ecosystem VeDPH Seminar in Digital and Public Humanities Venice, Italy https://www.unive.it/data/33113/2/36453
21-22 Graph Technologies in the Digital Humanities Conference Vienna, Austria https://graphentechnologien.hypotheses.org/657

March 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
5 La gestione delle immagini in ambiente digitale: uno standard per l’interoperabilità Conference Rome, Italy https://web.uniroma1.it/lcm/news/la-gestione-delle-immagini-ambiente-digitale-uno-standard-linteroperabilità-roma-5-marzo-2020 (cancelled)
9-11 How to Design, Manage and Publish Ontologies on the Semantic Web: A Guide for the Digital Humanist 3-day workshop Venice, Italy https://www.unive.it/pag/39287 (cancelled)
5th Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries Conference (DHN) 2020 Conference + Workshop ‘Twin Talks 2: Understanding and Facilitating Collaboration in DH’ Riga, Latvia https://www.clarin.eu/event/2020/twintalksdhn2020 (postponed to October 2020)
19 Des applications aux manuscrits. Expériences de transcriptions automatiques de manuscrits et développements du Corpus Burgundiae Medii Aevi Journée d’étude Paris, France https://lamop.hypotheses.org/6191 (online)
26-27 Global Digital Humanities Symposium Symposium Michigan http://www.msuglobaldh.org/ (livestream)
26-27 Introduction to automatic collation Course Lausanne, Switzerland https://www.unil.ch/doc-digitalstudies/home/menuinst/activites-du-programme/introduction-to-automatic-collation.html

April 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
1 “Semantics, Expressivity and Synthetic Speech: SPARSAR recites poetry” (Rodolfo Delmonte) VeDPH Online Series ‘Seminars in Digital and Public Humanities’ Venice, Italy https://static.unive.it/server/eventi/38554/DPH%20sem%20Aprile2020.pdf (online seminar)
3 Lives/Afterlives/Futures: Engagements with the Archive (including sessions on DH) 16th Annual Graduate Symposium in the History of Art & Architecture Eugene, Oregon, US https://arthistoryassociationoregon.wordpress.com (cancelled)
3-4 Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript Roll Graduate training workshop Yale http://www.themedievalacademyblog.org/call-for-applications-digital-editing-and-the-medieval-manuscript-roll/
7 Digital Diplomatics 2020: New frontiers in digital diplomatics Conference Graz, Austria https://digdipl20.hypotheses.org/ G. Vogeler, E. De Paermentier (cancelled)
15 “Creating Interactive Narratives in Cultural Contexts” (Marie Redmond) VeDPH Online Series ‘Seminars in Digital and Public Humanities’ Venice, Italy https://static.unive.it/server/eventi/38554/DPH%20sem%20Aprile2020.pdf (online seminar)
20-24 EpiDoc Workshop: Training in digital epigraphy & papyrology Workshop London https://ics.sas.ac.uk/events/event/22179 (cancelled)
29 “Le chemin de l’image in Renaissance Lyon: digital tools for the study of early modern
illustrations” (Barbara Tramelli)
VeDPH Online Series ‘Seminars in Digital and Public Humanities’ Venice, Italy https://static.unive.it/server/eventi/38554/DPH%20sem%20Aprile2020.pdf (online seminar)

May 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
7-10 International Congress on Medieval Studies Congress Kalamazoo, Michigan https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress (cancelled)
12 Language Technologies for Historical and Ancient LAnguages (LT4HALA) Workshop Marseille, France https://circse.github.io/LT4HALA/
27-5 June Di­gital Hu­man­it­ies Hack­a­thon #DH­H20 Hackathon Helsinki, Finland https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-centre-for-digital-humanities/helsinki-digital-humanities-hackathon-2020-dhh20 (POSTPONED until 2021 #DHH21)

June 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
27 May-5 Di­gital Hu­man­it­ies Hack­a­thon #DH­H20 Hackathon Helsinki, Finland https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-centre-for-digital-humanities/helsinki-digital-humanities-hackathon-2020-dhh20 (postponed til autumn 2020)
3-5 DH Benelux 2020 Conference ONLINE http://2020.dhbenelux.org M. Kestemont
8-9 NUME’s 6th Cycle of Medieval Studies Conference Florence, Italy https://www.nuovomedioevo.it/2019/06/24/vi-ciclo-di-studi-medievali-call-for-papers/
15-19 Le Livre médiéval au regard des méthodes quantitatives Summer school Paris, France https://rmblf.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/ecole-decc81tecc81-2020.-livre-mecc81diecc81val.-description-des-ateliers..pdf
24-25 Growing Corpora: Byzantine Book Epigrams and Online Text Collections Conference Ghent, Belgium https://www.dbbe2020.ugent.be E. De Paermentier
29-3 July Making a Digital Edition – Basic Skills and Technologies Summer School Antwerp, Belgium https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/summer-schools/digital-humanities/

July 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
29 June-3 Making a Digital Edition – Basic Skills and Technologies Summer School Antwerp, Belgium https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/summer-schools/digital-humanities/
6-9 International Medieval Congress Congress Leeds, UK https://www.imc.leeds.ac.uk (cancelled)
6-10 Venice Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities Summer School Venice, Italy https://www.unive.it/data/33113/2/36057 F. Fischer
6-10 People in the Digital Age: Digital Prosopography Summer School Vienna, Austria https://www.oeaw.ac.at/acdh/detail/event/summer-school-people-in-the-digital-age-digital-prosopography/ G. Vogeler
6-17 NEH Institute ‘Advanced digital editing: modeling the text and making the edition’ Two-week workshop Pittsburgh (PA), USA https://www.neh.gov/programinstitutefellowship/advanced-digital-editing-modeling-text-and-making-edition
20-25 Digital Humanities Conference DH 2020 + Workshop ‘Twin Talks 3: Understanding and Facilitating Collaboration in DH’ Conference Ottawa, Canada https://dh2020.adho.org

September 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
13-17 El’Manuscript-2020: Textual Heritage and Information Technologies Conference Freiburg, Germany http://www.elmanuscript2020.uni-freiburg.de/wordpress/
15-17 3rd GENESIS conference: “Creative revision: exercises in comparative genetic criticism” Conference Oxford, UK https://groups.google.com/forum/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer#!msg/dh_flanders/TWi1QVN5BAw/WkZkjec3BwAJ
17-19 17th annual conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS): “Histories of the holograph. From Ancient to Modern Manuscripts and Beyond” Conference Oxford, UK https://textualscholarship.eu/ests-news/
24 ‘Just an Illusion’: Beowulf Book Beautiful Webinar by Prof. Elaine Treharne Register for Zoom link: https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=9147398 https://research.ncl.ac.uk/atnu/news/virtualspeakerseries202020211.html
29 Digital Humanities: New Approaches to Research and Teaching of the Medieval Mediterranean (5th to 15th centuries) SMM workshop (webinar) Online https://sites.google.com/unileon.es/new-approaches-to-research/introduction

October 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
12-16 SUMAC 2020 – Structuring and Understanding of Multimedia heritAge Contents Workshop Seattle, US https://sumac2020.ec-lyon.fr/
13 DH Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in Belgium Monthly virtual discussion seminar Online https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSePedry3Gyp1PfrHxCnNM2JkHUZjABAKyXPrApw3u2fz98TQA/viewform
20-23 5th Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries Conference (DHN) 2020 Conference + 20/10: Workshop ‘Twin Talks 2: Understanding and Facilitating Collaboration in DH’ Riga, Latvia https://www.clarin.eu/event/2020/twintalksdhn2020
21-23 Networks of Manuscripts, Networks of Texts Online conference Online https://homomodernus.net/2020/08/26/conference-programme-networks-of-manuscripts-networks-of-texts/
29-30 Old Books and New Technologies: Medieval Books and the Digital Humanities in the Low Countries Conference Brussels, Belgium https://www.irht.cnrs.fr/?q=fr/agenda/call-papers-old-books-and-new-technologies-medieval-books-and-digital-humanities-low

November 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
17 DH Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in Belgium Monthly virtual discussion seminar Online https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSePedry3Gyp1PfrHxCnNM2JkHUZjABAKyXPrApw3u2fz98TQA/viewform

December 2020

Date Name Event Place URL DM attendance
15 DH Virtual Discussion Group for Early Career Researchers in Belgium Monthly virtual discussion seminar Online https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSePedry3Gyp1PfrHxCnNM2JkHUZjABAKyXPrApw3u2fz98TQA/viewform