The Digital Orientalist’s Virtual Conference 2022 will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022. This year the focus of the conference will be ‘Infrastructures’ in the context of digital humanities in the study of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Abstracts should be submitted by 1 May. Paper submission deadline: 11 June. Further details and the submission form are available via https://digitalorientalist.com/2022/03/04/call-for-papers-the-digital-orientalists-virtual-conference-2022/
William Noel, Associate University Librarian for Special Collections at Princeton University Library, will give a talk on how to work remotely with manuscripts. He will try to show ‘what you can do with a couple of computer tools, a bunch of digital images, and some basic metadata’. The lecture will take place online via Zoom on Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 12:00 pm–1:20 pm. More information about the lecture, registration and the Medieval Studies Faculty Colloquium can be found via: https://medievalstudies.princeton.edu/event/medieval-studies-faculty-colloquium-william-noel/
Classics@18: Ancient Manuscripts and Virtual Research Environments A new issue of an Open Access journal Classics@18 focuses on ‘the practice of presenting harvested data in ancient manuscripts within virtual research environments.’
The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS), University of Pennsylvania Libraries has announced the ‘14th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age‘. The conference will take place on 17-19 November 2021 via ZOOM. Registration is required (link below). For further details on the programme, see SIMS and below.