Antwerp, Belgium

Digital Humanities: Computer-assisted Genetic Editing

when 1 July 2024 - 5 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 250

The UAntwerp DH Summer School 2024 edition is titled Computer-assisted genetic editing: from medieval manuscripts to born-digital documents.
It offers an intensive 5-day entry level hands-on course on making digital editions of analogue and born-digital texts. In this course, participants will acquire a set of basic computer skills such as xml mark-up language and handwritten text recognition to design a fully-fledged, TEI-compatible Digital Scholarly Edition and deploy keystroke logging technology to record and analyse born-digital texts.

Target group

Bachelor (3rd year) and Master students, PhDs and postdocs, Professionals in the fields of textual scholarship, genetic criticism, library science, archiving practices.

Participants should have at least completed 2 full years of university education in a relevant field of study.

Credits info

3 EC
Optional: upgrade to 6 ECTS credits upon completion of an additional exercise after the summer school.

A certificate will be awarded at the end of the programme. All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.
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Fee info

EUR 250: The fee includes course materials, coffee breaks, lunches, social activities, the reception and farewell dinner. It does not include travel and accommodation.
EUR 200: Reduced early registration fee (registration before 15 April)

The fee includes course materials, coffee breaks, lunches, social activities, the reception and farewell dinner. It does not include travel and accommodation.