Category Archives: DH in General

Digital Humanities Japan: Building Community and Sharing Resources

This week’s post has been contributed by Paula R. Curtis, Hoyt Long, Molly Des Jardin and Mark Ravina. Information about the authors is included at the end of post. In 2016, “The Impact of the Digital in Japanese Studies” workshop

Digital Humanities Japan: Building Community and Sharing Resources

This week’s post has been contributed by Paula R. Curtis, Hoyt Long, Molly Des Jardin and Mark Ravina. Information about the authors is included at the end of post. In 2016, “The Impact of the Digital in Japanese Studies” workshop

Some Reflections on COVID-19 and the Digitization of Research and Teaching

I have found in my short career as an academic that in spite of its growing popularity there is a certain stigma that surrounds the Digital Humanities and the more general use of digital tools in both research and education.

Some Reflections on COVID-19 and the Digitization of Research and Teaching

I have found in my short career as an academic that in spite of its growing popularity there is a certain stigma that surrounds the Digital Humanities and the more general use of digital tools in both research and education.

Some Thoughts about Arabic-Script OCR

Recently, as a result of my current research project —an edition and translation of al-Maqrizi’s fifteenth-century chronicle al-Suluk for the Ayyubid period (1171-1193) — I have been pondering issues related to Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Part of my work involves investigating from

Some Thoughts about Arabic-Script OCR

Recently, as a result of my current research project —an edition and translation of al-Maqrizi’s fifteenth-century chronicle al-Suluk for the Ayyubid period (1171-1193) — I have been pondering issues related to Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Part of my work involves investigating from

Some notes on the usability of the Zotero Reference Manager for Historical Research

This post was written by guest contributor Jasper Bernhofer. Bernhofer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Philosophy from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and is currently writing his Master’s thesis in Semitic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis includes

Some notes on the usability of the Zotero Reference Manager for Historical Research

This post was written by guest contributor Jasper Bernhofer. Bernhofer received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Philosophy from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg and is currently writing his Master’s thesis in Semitic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis includes

Once upon a Camera…

This article gives a basic introduction to photogrammetry by using the Agisoft Metashape software.

Once upon a Camera…

This article gives a basic introduction to photogrammetry by using the Agisoft Metashape software.

An Introduction to the History of Syriac Digital Humanities

This is the first part of a series of posts by the Digital Orientalist’s Syriac Studies Editor, Ephrem Ishac. This post acts as an introduction to Ishac’s interview with George A. Kiraz which will be serialized in later posts. In

An Introduction to the History of Syriac Digital Humanities

This is the first part of a series of posts by the Digital Orientalist’s Syriac Studies Editor, Ephrem Ishac. This post acts as an introduction to Ishac’s interview with George A. Kiraz which will be serialized in later posts. In

Making word clouds with Python

If you have no experience with programming, this walkthrough on how to make a word cloud is just for you. A word cloud is a bunch of key terms whose size approximates their importance. I made one for my book

Making word clouds with Python

If you have no experience with programming, this walkthrough on how to make a word cloud is just for you. A word cloud is a bunch of key terms whose size approximates their importance. I made one for my book