EVENT: Innovations in Digital Jewish Heritage Studies - the 1st International Haifa Conference May 31, 2021

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Description: 

Join us for a one-day conference on May 31, featuring the various Digital Jewish Studies projects being developed at the E-lijah Lab of the University of Haifa. It is a virtual conference; here is a link to register. All times are according to Israel Standard Time. 

Schedule:

15:00 - 15:30   OPENING SESSION

Chair: Tsvi Kuflik

 

Efraim Lev (Dean of Humanities, University of Haifa)

Greetings

 

Moshe Lavee, (eLijah lab, University of Haifa)

Introducing eLijah Lab’s Initiatives

 

 

15:30 - 16:30   MAPPING TRAVELOGUES  

Chair: Tsvi Kuflik

 

Sinai Rusinek (Elijah Lab, University of Haifa)

Questions from the TraveLab: Modeling Medieval Jewish Travel

 

Elton Barker (Pelagios network and The Open University, UK)

A Digital Journeying Around: Mapping an Ancient Greek Travel Narrative

 

 

16:45 - 17:45   PRENUMERANTEN (SUBSCRIPTION LISTS) IN JEWISH BOOKS

chair: Elli Fischer

 

Marcin Wodziński, (University of Wrocław)

Jewish Books and their Readers, 1780-1950

 

Responder:  Avriel Bar-Levav (The Open University)

 

 

18:00-19:15   TEXT REUSE IN SERVICE OF JEWISH STUDIES

Chair: Moshe Lavee

 

Uri Schor (eLijah Lab, University of Haifa)

RWFS - Text Reuse Detection for Mapping Rabbinic Manuscripts

 

Vered Raziel-Kretzmer (eLijah Lab, University of Haifa)

Mapping Rabbinic Anthological Manuscripts- the Case of MS London 1389

 

Hadar Miller (eLijah Lab, University of Haifa)

When Do Similar Texts Infer as Text Reuse?

 

Responder: Marco Büchler (Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen)

 

 

19:30 - 20:15   ANALYSIS OF METADATA IN RESPONSA: METHODS AND FINDINGS

Chair: Yael Netzer

 

Elli Fischer and Moshe Schorr (eLijah Lab, University of Haifa)

The Inclusion of Metadata as a Literary Practice in the Writing of Responsa

 

Responder: Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg (Harvard Society of Fellows)

 

 

20:25 - 21:10   MAPPING THE JEWISH WORLD OF LATE ANTIQUITY

Chair: Uzi Leibner

 

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu and Dror Elovits (eLijah Lab, University of Haifa)

Alma - Comparative and Analytical Framework for the Ancient Jewish World from a Geo-Historical Aspect

 

Responder:  Hayim Lapin (University of Maryland)