Gearing up for Garay

In 1961, El Hadji Assane Faye was inspired by listening to a radio speech by the president of newly independent Senegal, Léopold Sédar Senghor, to develop something for his country that would be of lasting value.  He set himself to

Gearing up for Garay

In 1961, El Hadji Assane Faye was inspired by listening to a radio speech by the president of newly independent Senegal, Léopold Sédar Senghor, to develop something for his country that would be of lasting value.  He set himself to

Online Resources for Indian Studies

This post gives an overview of some of the cool online resources for Indologists.

Online Resources for Indian Studies

This post gives an overview of some of the cool online resources for Indologists.

Making online interactive maps with Leaflet (Part 2)

In the first part of my post about making maps with Leaflet, I had explained the basics of creating an HTML file with the code that defines the base layer, coordinates and size of your map. This is what I

Making online interactive maps with Leaflet (Part 2)

In the first part of my post about making maps with Leaflet, I had explained the basics of creating an HTML file with the code that defines the base layer, coordinates and size of your map. This is what I

Databases and Repositories for the Study of Christian-Muslim Relations in East Asia: A Preliminary List (Part 1)

Those familiar with my work may be aware of my research on Christian-Muslim Relations (CMR) in China and Japan which has been published in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations and Brill’s Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History. As one of the few scholars

Databases and Repositories for the Study of Christian-Muslim Relations in East Asia: A Preliminary List (Part 1)

Those familiar with my work may be aware of my research on Christian-Muslim Relations (CMR) in China and Japan which has been published in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations and Brill’s Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History. As one of the few scholars

Encountering the Vai script

I have never been to Liberia.  I tried to get there once, in 2009, for the Liberian Studies Association conference that was happening at the time in Monrovia.  I came as close as Abidjan, with two weeks budgeted for overland

Encountering the Vai script

I have never been to Liberia.  I tried to get there once, in 2009, for the Liberian Studies Association conference that was happening at the time in Monrovia.  I came as close as Abidjan, with two weeks budgeted for overland

Marching Onwards: The Digital Orientalist in the New Academic Year

The new academic year is about to begin and as always the Digital Orientalist will return to a regular, weekly posting schedule. Today we are pleased to announce our team for the academic year 2019-2020 and an exciting affiliation with

Marching Onwards: The Digital Orientalist in the New Academic Year

The new academic year is about to begin and as always the Digital Orientalist will return to a regular, weekly posting schedule. Today we are pleased to announce our team for the academic year 2019-2020 and an exciting affiliation with

What is it like to be at a digital humanities conference?

I came to DH2019 with the question: surely this is not my tribe, is it? I had the advantage, incentive even, of having this large international conference right at my home institution. This made it a lot cheaper (though far from

What is it like to be at a digital humanities conference?

I came to DH2019 with the question: surely this is not my tribe, is it? I had the advantage, incentive even, of having this large international conference right at my home institution. This made it a lot cheaper (though far from