EAJS Digital Forum Workshop 2023: Digital Mapping Approaches to European Jewish History

Oleksii Chebotarov Announcement
Subject Fields
Digital Humanities, Geography, Jewish History / Studies

Call for Applications
EAJS Digital Forum Workshop 2023: Digital Mapping Approaches to European Jewish History

Application Deadline: 27 September 2023
Workshop Dates: 29-30 October 2023
Venue: Taube Department of Jewish Studies,  University of Wrocław, Poland

The EAJS Digital Forum, in collaboration with the Taube Department of Jewish Studies, is pleased to announce the "Digital Mapping Approaches to European Jewish History" workshop. This workshop is part of a series of workshops and seminars by the EAJS Digital Forum designed to respond to DH challenges for European Jewish studies.

This event is designed to empower scholars, including advanced graduate students, with the skills and knowledge necessary to integrate digital mapping into their research. The workshop will offer a comprehensive program that includes lectures, practical sessions, and hands-on experience in digital mapping for European Jewish history. Participants will learn to structure, process, interpret, and visualize geodata while gaining proficiency in mapping tools, including QGIS and ArcGIS Online.

Why Attend?

  • Gain practical skills in digital mapping.
  • Enhance your research capabilities in the field of European Jewish history.
  • Learn how to work with your own datasets during practical sessions.
  • Network with experts and peers in the digital humanities and Jewish studies.

Requirements for participants:
The workshop is open to graduate and Ph.D. students, early career scholars, and practitioners in the educational and cultural spheres who have no or modest prior knowledge of digital mapping or working with geospatial data. The working language of the event is English. Participants need to be (student) members of the EAJS or willing to become a member.

The application must include the following:

  • Short CV
  • Motivation letter specifying your experience and expectations in digital mapping

Please send applications in one PDF file to chebotaroo22@univie.ac.at
by September 27, 2023. Please note that all documents must be in English. If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt of your application, please contact the organizers.

Participant costs
Participation in the workshop is free of charge. The organizers provide accommodation, lunches and refreshments for participants. In case your institution does not cover travel expenses, organizers may consider providing limited travel grants.

Organizational Committee:
Dr. Oleksii Chebotarov, Univeristy of Vienna
Anna Zabraniak, University of Wrocław
Prof. Bart Wallet, University of Amsterdam
Prof. Marcin Wodziński, University of Wrocław

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