Historical Source Edition 2.0

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International Conference

Historical Source Edition 2.0

Conference programme


October 6–7, 2017


Organization: Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences; University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center

Location: Warsaw, Poland; on-line worldwide

Organizational Committee: Gregory Crane, Peter Robinson, Marek Slon

Keywords: historical sources, historical editing, GIS, cartography, national heritage, on-line dissemination, digital humanities


October 6, 2017 – workshop day


13:00–13:15 Introduction

13:15–14:15 Marek Słoń, Grzegorz Myrda, Bogumił Szady, Arkadiusz Borek, Tomasz Związek, Michał Słomski (Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences): INDXR – a digital tool for structuring and indexing of historical manuscripts

14:15–14:30 Coffee and refreshments

14:30–15:30 Peter Robinson, Brent Nelson, Kyle Dase, Adam Vazquez Cruz (University of Saskatchewan): Textual Communities. A new system for collaborative creation of large-scale, complex scholar editions online. Digital scholarship from the University of Saskatchewan

15:30–15:45 Coffee and refreshments

15:45–16:45 Gregory Crane, Maryam Foradi, Tariq Yousef (University of Leipzig): Alignment tools for historical manuscripts

16:45–18:00 Discussion


October 7, 2017 – lectures day


9:00–10:30 Round 1


Marek Słoń (Institute of History, Polish Academy of Sciences), Principals of historical source edition today

Peter Robinson (University of Saskatchewan), Where we are with digital scholarly editions and where we want to be

10:30–11:00 Coffee and refreshments


Neven Jovanović (University of Zagreb), Exploring Croatian Latin school drama with an XML database

Sascha Hinkel (University of Münster), Experiences and demands of historical source editing 2.0: The editions of Pacelli’s nuncial reports and of Faulhaber’s diaries

Angelo Mario Del Grosso (Institute for Computational Linguistics in Pisa CNR), Domain Driven Design and Domain Specific Modelling for Digital Textual Scholarship

12:30–13:30 Lunch

13:30–15:00 Round 2

Federico Boschetti (Institute for Computational Linguistics in Pisa CNR), Digital Scholarly Editing and Historical Perspective

Matthias Reinert (Historical Commission Munich), Historical source edition 2.0. Digital hybridisation of historical source editions

Krzysztof Nowak, Michał Rzepiela (Institute of Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences), eLexicon and eFontes Mediae et Infimae Latinitatis Polonorum Electronic

15:00–15:30 Coffee and refreshments

15:30–17:00 Round 3

Gregory Crane (Tufts University, Boston; Universität Leipzig), What about the other 19 languages? Smart Editions for a Global Philology

Dirk Van Hulle (Centre for Manuscript Genetics, Antwerp), Wout Dillen (Universiteit Antwerpen), Editing Draft Materials. A Genetic Take on Historical Source Editing

Laura Mandell (Texas A&M University), Current Digital Editions, Future Visions

17:00–17:30 Coffee and refreshments

17:30–19:00 Discussion