Digitally Mapping Eastern Europe. Princeton-Herder Digital Humanities Summer Workshop

Workshop Digitally Mapping Eastern Europe
Workshop Digitally Mapping Eastern Europe

Marburg, August 20-24, 2018

What is digital mapping? What can digital humanities tools and methods teach us about representing geographical and spatial data? If you think digital mapping could enhance your research on any topic related to Eastern Europe and Russia, join us!

The Princeton-Herder Digital Humanities Summer Workshop will take place August 20-24, 2018 in Marburg, Germany. Activities will include hands-on practical experience with archival materials and digital tools, one-on-one project consultations, roundtable discussions, works-in-progress presentations, tours of Herder’s collections, social events, and excursions.

The Herder Institute in Marburg, Germany is a member of the Leibniz Association. A center of Eastern European Studies and digital history, the Herder Institute is home to significant archival collections, including newspaper clippings, maps, photographs, and postcards.

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Organizers:
Katherine Hill Reischl, Assistant Professor Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University
Peter Haslinger, Professor East Central European History, Herder Institute

This workshop is organized by the Slavic Digital Humanities Working Group, and is supported by the Center for Digital Humanities, Slavic Department, Princeton University Library, International Fund, and the Herder Institute.