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AbstractMiniature painting executed at the provincial court of Awadh in the late 18th century has been stigmatized as inferior, ornately colored imitations of Mughal originals, meant primarily for European consumption. The Polier collection (at the Museum für Islamisches Kunst, Berlin) and the Gentil collection (at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris), both...
Uncertain Date, Uncertain Place: Interpreting the History of Jewish Communities in the Byzantine Empire using GISThe presentation will address the problem of how to display uncertain historical data in a web-based Geographical Information System (GIS). In recent years the use of internet GIS has allowed the general public to access large volumes of spatial data. Although GIS has been applied in specific areas of academic...
AbstractThis paper will present an analysis of coverage of Olympic-related issues in the British press in the run up to London 2012. In particular, it will concentrate on two distinct, yet related, themes: fear and contradictory statements on the need to support the event. It draws inspirations from the observation...
AbstractGeographic information is a key component in the description of collection objects, and yet its format is often unsuited for use with methods of geographic analysis. Catalogue entries are often inconsistent, in plain text, and without geographic coordinates (much less coordinates linked to authority records). Georesolution of the relevant fields...
Ryan, Yann ; Coll Ardanuy, Mariona ; van Strien, Daniel ; Hosseini, Kasra ; Beelen, Kaspar …
AbstractThis presentation, given at a workshop on PID requirements in the UKRI Open Access Policy, gives an overview of implementation options to meet technical requirement 5a: "PIDs for research outputs must be implemented according to international recognised standards, examples of international standards include DOI, URN or Handle".
AbstractResearch in computational linguistics has made successful attempts at modelling word meaning at scale, but much remains to be done to put these computational models to the test of historical scholarship (see e.g. Beelen et al. 2021). More importantly, a lot of computational research looks at texts in a historical...
Ridge, Mia ; Tolfo, Giorgia ; Westerling, Kalle ; Pedrazzini, Nilo ; McGillivray, Barbara