Novosibirsk State University and “Textual Heritage” scholarly community invite you to participate in the international research school “Textual Heritage and Digital Technologies” (El’Manuscript–2015) for young scholars. The current school upholds the tradition of research schools initiated in Izhevsk in 2006 and continued in Kazan, Ufa, Petrozavodsk, Varna (Bulgaria) (2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 respectively).
The school will be held on November 10-28 in Novosibirsk, Russia, and will include lectures, workshops and presentation sessions aiming to familiarise students, postgraduate students and young scholars with the latest achievements of the world’s research in the field of studying old, medieval and modern texts using digital technologies, new methodology, software and tools. Courses will be taught by well-known specialists from Russia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Slovakia working on computer and corpus linguistics and corpus textual scholarship, digital strategies of historical factual account, text encoding and markup that aim to provide a possibility of digital data exchange and research on textual heritage of the Old Russian literature and Slavonic literature. One module is dedicated to the technologies of creating online catalogs and digital collections of manuscripts, old printed books and historical documents. Roundtables are included in the programme to involve young scholars in discussion about the aforementioned and related issues.
Working languages: Russian, English.