Digital Jewish Studies special track: streaming

Thanks to Sara Yanovsky from the World Union of Jewish Studies, tomorrow, 10.11.2016, starting 9AM (UTC+2:00, Jerusalem time!) we will be streaming here from the Eva Minerva conference on Digital Heritage. Would you like to join the conversation? Write us your comments and questions in this document.

9:00-10:30 (Jerusalem time! UTC+02:00)

Panel: Text & Script analysis in Jewish Studies (English)

Beyond digitalization: SephardiPal as a Digital Tool for Script and Decoration Analysis
Debora Marques de Matos, Institute of Jewish Studies, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany; Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College, London
Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine: A Digital Project
Michael Satlow, Brown University
Building the Next Generation of Resources for Cultural Heritage Digital Texts: Mishna and Tosefta
Hayim Lapin, University of Maryland, US (presenting)
Daniel Stoeckl ben Ezra, EPHE, Sorbonne, France

11:00-13:00
Panel: Biblical and Talmudic Research Projects (Hebrew)

HaTanakh.com: Revolutionizing the Study of Tanakh
Yehoshua Reiss, Herzog College
The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library: Digitizing and Cataloging the Dead Sea Scrolls
Oren Ableman and Orit Rosengarten, Israel Antiquities Authority
Scripta Qumranica Electronica: Dead Sea Scrolls Aggregated Database and Virtual Research Environment
Jonathan Ben-Dov, University of Haifa
Categorization of Textual Variants in Digital Synopses and its Research Potential
Menachem Katz, The Open University of Israel, The Friedberg Jewish Manuscript Society
Hillel Gershuni, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Friedberg Jewish Manuscript Society

14:00-16:00
Panel: Jewish Culture & Society in Digital Research Projects

Chair: Yochai Ben-Ghedalia, Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People
Mapping Jewish Culture in Time and Place: The Interactive Map of Da’at Hamakom
Edwin Seroussi and Josef Sprinzak, Da’at Hamakom Center for the Study of Cultures of Place in Jewish Modernity, The Hebrew University
The Evolution of an International Social Network: Ha-me’asef Periodical, 1896-1904
Zef Segal, Da’at Hamakom Center for the Study of Cultures of Place in Jewish Modernity, The Hebrew University
Hebrew Terminology: Presentation of Data and Technological Challenges
Ronit Gadish and Alexander Vainer, The Academy of the Hebrew Language
Jewish Documentary Heritage Online: The Yerusha Project at the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People
Alex Valdman, The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People and the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

16:15-17:45
Round Table: Open Access to Digital Data in Jewish Studies (English)

Chair: Sinai Rusinek
Susan Hazan, Israel Museum
Michael Satlow, Brown University
Eyal Reuven, National Library
Aharon Varady, The Open Siddur Project; The Jewish Free Culture Society for Open-source Judaism

About Sinai

The admin of this website, an evangelical digital humanist, still aspiring to geekdom. In daylights I work as consultant to JPRESS, the Historical Jewish Press project (http://web.nli.org.il/sites/JPress/English/about/), teach Digital Humanities and Conceptual history at the Hebrew University and Bar Ilan University and I am editor of Contributions to the History of Concepts (www.historyofconcepts.org)