Workshop Program

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Sunday, October 6th  to Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

At The National Library of Israel and The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

 

Sunday, October 6th, The National Library

17:00  Reception

17:30  Introduction

Milka Levy-Rubin, The National Library of Israel

Sinai Rusinek, Polonsky Academy at The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

Arie Dubnov, Haifa University

 

Opening lecture:

Electrifying the Via Lucis: crises, diasporas, communication technologies and republics of letters, past, present and future

Howard Hotson, University of Oxford

Monday, October 7th, VLJI upper hall

9:30-11:00

Scott Weingart, Indiana University

Introduction to Networks and Network Analysis for Humanists

11:00-11:30  Coffee Break

11:30-12:30

Marten Duering, Radboud University Nijmegen

The Emergence and Future of Historical Network Research between Social/ Quantitative History, Social Network Analysis and the Digital Humanities

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-15:30 Showcases

Arie Dubnov and Hannah Marcus, Stanford University

Mapping the Republic of Letters

Hannah Marcus

Mapping Galileo

Coffee Break

16:00-17:00  Project in progress presentation

Arie Dubnov and Sinai Rusinek

The Émigrés Lab and the Netzwerkerei

Tuesday, October 8th, VLJI 323

9:30-10:15  Showcase

Scott Weingart

Analysis of Two Large Corpora of Early Modern Letter Networks

Coffee Break

10:30-12:30  Hands-on workshop

Hannah Marcus and Marten Duering

From Text to Data: Building Your Data Set

Lunch Break

13:30-15:30  Hands-on workshop

Hannah Marcus

Using Google Refine for Messy Humanists and Fragmentary Data

Coffee Break

16:00-17:00:  Hands-on workshop

Scott Weingart

Citation Analysis Tools: Sci2 and the Network Workbench

Wednesday, October 9th, VLJI 323

9:00-10:00  Showcase

Marten Duering

Analysis of Support Networks for Jewish Refugees in the Third Reich

Coffee Break

10:30-12:30  Hands-on workshop

Hannah Marcus

Introduction to Network Analysis Tools

Lunch Break

13:30-15:30  Project in progress presentation

Glen Worthey, Stanford University

The Russian Formalists as Proto-Digital Humanists

Coffee Break

16:00-17:00  Roundtable discussion

Glen Worthey and the Workshop Presenters and Participants

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