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Digital Publishing for the Humanities – New Technologies and Ideas

Digital Publishing for the Humanities
In recent years, digital publishing has increasingly acquired relevance in the Humanities. This is particularly the case for critical editions, which, notably when compared to print editions, can now profit from the flexibility of XML with TEI tag suite, full-text or faceted search functionalities, semantic annotations, named entity recognition and continuous improvement. [more]
Images and Institutions brings together an international team of historians of art and science for a three-day symposium in Rome to gain a larger picture of the relationships between visual culture and the developing practices of collaborative science. [more]
How were tombs conceived, narrated and represented in writings in medieval and early modern times? What was the contribution of writing in the actions that immediately followed the death? What rules determined the shape and the position of tombs? [more]
Mendicants, Humanists and the Aesthetics of the civitas. Debates and political culture in the 14th and 15th centuries and their impact on art, architecture and urban space. [more]

Royal Nunneries at the Center of Medieval Europe. Art, Architecture, and Aesthetics (11th-14th centuries)

This conference is dedicated to the art, architecture and material culture of female monasteries patronized by the ruling dynasties in medieval Europe between the 11th and the 14th centuries. Within the late-medieval monastic universe, royal foundations share characteristics identifiable across their specific political contexts and beyond the space-time mapping of artistic and architectural phenomena. [more]

Conference: Diagrams in Science, Science in Diagrams

Diagrammatic forms of visualization are ubiquitous in scientific publications, as well as in popular mediations of scientific contents. Every computer interface relies on diagrammatic forms, combining textual and graphical elements. Diagrams abstract and encode information. They are indispensable in many scientific contexts, and, together with charts and graphs, also in the daily media, reaching a wide audience of experts and non-experts. [more]

The City: Traces of Urban Memories

Cities, like any other forms of human settlements and like works of art, are in constant flux, a process of shaping and reshaping, of being erased, demolished, newly designed, renovated, and preserved. Like a canvas on which marks of artistic activities—lines, scratches, stains of colors, and spots—are visually documented, the urban landscapes accumulate and display through their particular structures, planning, architecture, parks, and public monuments histories of urban creativity and imagined landscapes of inhabitants. Thus could be read both the plethora of built substances that turns a space into a place and the markers of remembering and forgetting. Sites epitomize durations and changes and embody a sense of time. [more]
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