Category Archives: Online Resources

Cursive Japanese and OCR: Using KuroNet

The Center for Open Data in the Humanities’ KuroNet Kuzushiji Ninshiki Sābisu (KuroNetくずし字認識サービス) launched late last year. KuroNet is a free OCR (Optical Character Recognition) platform which allows users to convert images of documents written in cursive Japanese into printed

Cursive Japanese and OCR: Using KuroNet

The Center for Open Data in the Humanities’ KuroNet Kuzushiji Ninshiki Sābisu (KuroNetくずし字認識サービス) launched late last year. KuroNet is a free OCR (Optical Character Recognition) platform which allows users to convert images of documents written in cursive Japanese into printed

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

Review: Among Digitized Manuscripts by L.W.C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020)

For this post, I will be reviewing the new book Among Digitized Manuscripts by C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020), authored by the founder of this website and the summation of the work he has done on it and since handing over

Review: Among Digitized Manuscripts by L.W.C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020)

For this post, I will be reviewing the new book Among Digitized Manuscripts by C. van Lit (Leiden: Brill, 2020), authored by the founder of this website and the summation of the work he has done on it and since handing over

Japanese Studies and the Digital Humanities: Who to Follow on Twitter in 2020

As many readers will be aware Social Media provides an excellent forum for sharing research with a wider academic and public audience. Despite reported declines in membership, Twitter remains a key and active platform for academics to engage with each

Japanese Studies and the Digital Humanities: Who to Follow on Twitter in 2020

As many readers will be aware Social Media provides an excellent forum for sharing research with a wider academic and public audience. Despite reported declines in membership, Twitter remains a key and active platform for academics to engage with each

Databases and Repositories for the Study of Christian-Muslim Relations in East Asia: A Preliminary List (Part 2)

In the first part of this post, I provided readers with a list of resources for discovering texts and authors that are potentially relevant to Christian-Muslim Relations (CMR) in China and Japan. In this part, I will provide a list

Databases and Repositories for the Study of Christian-Muslim Relations in East Asia: A Preliminary List (Part 2)

In the first part of this post, I provided readers with a list of resources for discovering texts and authors that are potentially relevant to Christian-Muslim Relations (CMR) in China and Japan. In this part, I will provide a list

Mapping Ancient Indian Urban Spaces

This article deals with GIS in Classical Indian Studies, focusing on the case-study of “Mapping Vijayanagara.”

Mapping Ancient Indian Urban Spaces

This article deals with GIS in Classical Indian Studies, focusing on the case-study of “Mapping Vijayanagara.”

Online Ritual Web Traffic and the Hindu Diaspora

This post was written by guest contributor Zach Chrisman. Chrisman is a master’s student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in critical theory. His research observes the intersection of affect theory, internet/digital studies, and religion. He is an assistant

Online Ritual Web Traffic and the Hindu Diaspora

This post was written by guest contributor Zach Chrisman. Chrisman is a master’s student in Religious Studies at the University of Denver specializing in critical theory. His research observes the intersection of affect theory, internet/digital studies, and religion. He is an assistant