Category Archives: Online Resources

The Shrine Database: An Interview with its Creator

By James Harry Morris with thanks to @ShrineWalker and Tomiyama Aki. Those of you who follow me on Twitter will likely be aware of my interest in and ongoing collection of goshuin 御朱印 (stamps collected by pilgrims to Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples

The Shrine Database: An Interview with its Creator

By James Harry Morris with thanks to @ShrineWalker and Tomiyama Aki. Those of you who follow me on Twitter will likely be aware of my interest in and ongoing collection of goshuin 御朱印 (stamps collected by pilgrims to Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples

DH Project at Utrecht University: Bridging the Gap

  At Utrecht University, the project ‘Bridging the Gap: Digital Humanities and the Arabic-Islamic corpus’, seeks to “harness state-of-the art Digital Humanities approaches and technologies to make pioneering forays into the vast corpus of digitised Arabic texts that has become

DH Project at Utrecht University: Bridging the Gap

  At Utrecht University, the project ‘Bridging the Gap: Digital Humanities and the Arabic-Islamic corpus’, seeks to “harness state-of-the art Digital Humanities approaches and technologies to make pioneering forays into the vast corpus of digitised Arabic texts that has become

Creating an Online Calculator for the Conversion of Shakkanhō (Japanese) Units

By James Harry Morris Introduction When I was invited to become the editor of the Japan Studies content on Digital Orientalist, I began to reflect more fully on the problems that I have faced in my own research and the

Creating an Online Calculator for the Conversion of Shakkanhō (Japanese) Units

By James Harry Morris Introduction When I was invited to become the editor of the Japan Studies content on Digital Orientalist, I began to reflect more fully on the problems that I have faced in my own research and the

Apps for Learning Cursive Japanese

By James Harry Morris Learning how to read cursive Japanese script (or alternatively cursive Chinese script) is one of the most difficult tasks that I have faced as a scholar of East Asian history. Even now it is a skill

Apps for Learning Cursive Japanese

By James Harry Morris Learning how to read cursive Japanese script (or alternatively cursive Chinese script) is one of the most difficult tasks that I have faced as a scholar of East Asian history. Even now it is a skill

Keeping up with Digital Humanities

Interested in learning more about Digital Humanities? Or technology in general? How do you keep up with the latest? Here are some pointers (primarily for those working in Classical Islamic Studies).   Which tool should I use? http://dirtdirectory.org Various tools

Keeping up with Digital Humanities

Interested in learning more about Digital Humanities? Or technology in general? How do you keep up with the latest? Here are some pointers (primarily for those working in Classical Islamic Studies).   Which tool should I use? http://dirtdirectory.org Various tools

Suleymaniye Manuscripts now come with a Watermark

I regret to inform you that when you procure digital photos of Turkish manuscripts, at least those who fall under Suleymaniye kutuphanesi, you will now get them with a watermark embedded. This, apparently, is true whether you get them for

Suleymaniye Manuscripts now come with a Watermark

I regret to inform you that when you procure digital photos of Turkish manuscripts, at least those who fall under Suleymaniye kutuphanesi, you will now get them with a watermark embedded. This, apparently, is true whether you get them for

Gifts Inspired by Islamic Philosophy

Go over to http://www.zazzle.com/almaqtul/products to get gifts about Suhrawardī, the great 12th century Islamic philosopher. Right now there is a cool 30% off, on some even 50%. You can buy a t-shirt, a sweater, a bag, a mug, a cap, stickers, magnets, even a watch

Gifts Inspired by Islamic Philosophy

Go over to http://www.zazzle.com/almaqtul/products to get gifts about Suhrawardī, the great 12th century Islamic philosopher. Right now there is a cool 30% off, on some even 50%. You can buy a t-shirt, a sweater, a bag, a mug, a cap, stickers, magnets, even a watch