Rethinking the Republic of Letters conference in Warsaw (June 2016): Audio and presentations

Audio files and presentations from the Rethinking the Republic of Letters conference in Warsaw


 

WELCOME ADDRESS
Prof. Piotr Wilczek, Head of the College of Liberal Arts

 

DATA EXCHANGE AND STRATEGIC PLANNING (WG5)
Part I: European Letters Online (EULO)
›› Welcome by Thomas Stäcker
›› EULO and Horizon 2020. Howard Hotson
›› EULO: A technical perspective. Arno Bosse
›› Next steps and further applications.

Part II: COST Action outputs
›› Reassembling the Republic of Letters: a blueprint for multilateral collaboration. Arno Bosse
›› The (Oxford) Handbook of the Republic of Letters.
Howard Hotson, Thomas Wallnig

 

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DOCUMENTS AND COLLECTIONS (WG 4)
Part I: EROL Panel
›› Compiling EROL: the opportunities and limitations of Zotero. Lara Bergers
›› Expanding EROL: different levels of digitization as a problem and an opportunity. Emma Mojet
›› Visualising EROL: what can intellectual historians learn from digital techniques to analyse a bibliography? Riccardo Bellingacci
›› Crowdsourcing EROL: towards tens of thousands of new records with metadata of early modern learned letters. Dirk van Miert

 

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DOCUMENTS AND COLLECTIONS (WG4)
Part II: Printed Letter Collections
›› What is a Letter? Tracking printed letter collections in Ireland, Scotland and Wales from 1500-1800. Elizabethanne Boran
›› Researching book dedications in foreign-language prints (mostly Latin) printed between 1501 and 1600 in the territory of the present Czech Republic. Jana Svobodová
›› Some methodological issues concerning early-modern printed Latin letters. Antonio Dávila Pérez
›› Estonian printed letter collections. Kristi Viiding
›› Genres of the Modern Greek epistolography. Alexandra Sfoini
›› Some recent online publications of early modern letters from Scandinavia. Per Pippin Aspaas
›› Exploring genre: The many guises of the epistolary form. Marie Isabel Matthews-Schlinzig

 

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PEOPLE AND NETWORKS (WG 2)
Part I: Data Models and Tools
›› Welcome and Introduction. Eero Hyvönen, Howard Hotson
›› EMLO – the prosopographical data model. Mikkel Munthe Jensen
›› Bio CRM: Extending CIDOC CRM to represent biographical data for prosopographical research. Jouni Tuominen, Eero Hyvönen
›› Demonstrations of person identity resolution and linking tools. Jouni Tuominen

 

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PEOPLE AND NETWORKS (WG 2)
Part II: Sources and Applications
›› Linked Life and Death: Reassembling the life stories of historical persons based on Linked Data. Eero Hyvönen
›› Prosopographies (I): Universities. Mikkel Munthe Jensen, Howard Hotson
›› Prosopographies (II): Religious Orders. Thomas Wallnig (with text by Georg Vogeler), Dagmar Mrozik, Nada
Zecevič

 

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TEXTS AND TOPICS (WG 3)
Part I
›› Introduction. Charles van den Heuvel
›› Neo-Latin letter writing and text technology. Workshop report and future plans. Thomas Wallnig
›› Different communities, different vocabulary: Comenius’s rhetorical strategies in expanding his correspondence
network. Vladimír Urbánek, Lucie Storchová, Ştefan Trăuşan-Matu
›› A language-driven network analysis of letters from the Hartlib Papers. Barbara McGillivray (with text by Federico Sangati)

 

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TEXTS AND TOPICS (WG 3)
Part II
›› Uncovering the secret of Venus: Keywords, texts, and Beverland. Karen Hollewand
›› Traveling Echoes: Studying text reuse in correspondence. Sinai Rusinek

 

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VISUALIZATION AND COMMUNICATION (WG 6)
Part I
›› (Co)design with the Humanities. Paolo Ciuccarelli
›› Presentations from the Como design sprint:
— Text reuse in correspondence. Sinai Rusinek, Tommaso Elli
— VIA (Virtual Itineraries of Academics). Marco Quaggiotto
— Philus. Guy Lazure
— Visualising EMLO. Glauco Mantegari

 

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VISUALIZATION AND COMMUNICATION (WG 6)
Part II
›› Corpus of Ioannes Dantiscus’ Texts & Correspondence: challenges and achievements. Anna Skolimowska
›› Erasmus meets Dantiscus : The reconciliation of two major datasets. Christoph Kudella
›› Presentation of the Action’s visual dissemination. Paolo Ciuccarelli

 

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Location

The conference and Working Groups met at St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS. The Training School will take place at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6NN. Trainees also attended the conference sessions.

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