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Summer School “Digital tools for Humanists” 2019

In the frame of the Summer Schools organized by the University of Pisa, under the direction of the “Laboratorio di Cultura Digitale” (Laboratory for Digital Culture, see site in Italian), the third edition of the Summer School “Digital Tools for Humanists” will be held in Pisa from 10 to 14 June 2019.

The School is addressing all those interested in getting basic and working knowledge of some of the digital tools available today to scholars in many different fields of the Humanities. The topics in the 2019 edition will include Natural Language Processing, Digital Information Governance, Digital Philology, Digital Editorship, Digital Maps and GIS, Digital Audio and Video, Developing web sites. All the lessons will include practical applications, with hands-on laboratories. In order to get the maximum benefit from the School, it is recommended to all attendees to bring their own Personal Computer. No specific pre-requisites are requested, except for some familiarity in the use of computers and, of course, a good interest in Digital Humanities.

The minimum requirement for enrolling in the School is a Bachelor degree, in any discipline. Graduate students and professionals in the Humanities, such as PhD students, librarians, teachers, researchers, archivists are the perspective participants of the School. Upon request, the University of Pisa will issue a certificate of 4 credits (ECTS, the European Credit Transfer System). It will be the responsibility of the attendees to have this certificate recognized at their own Institution.

The attendance fee is 250 Euros, to be paid in advance following the registration procedure. The School is sponsored by AIUCD, the Italian Association for Digital Humanities and Culture, and the registration fee is reduced to 200 Euros for members of AIUCD. If you are not already a member of AIUCD, in order to take advantage of the reduced fee it is necessary to enrol first in AIUCD before registering at the School. The number of participants at the School is limited, and registrations will be accepted until there are available seats.

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