Vatican Secrets unlocked (comment)

Friends:

Courtesy of H-HistBibl, below is a link to an article that appreared in The Atlantic concering a new crowd-sourced system for developing Optical Character Recognition (OCR) programs that can read and render manuscript material (at least when it is created by professional scribes).  The system was first tested on the manuscripts in the Vatican's Archivum Secretum and employed high school students as research assistants.

CfP (conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. ​​​​​​​History, Spaces, Memories (new deadline: June 17th)

Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018


The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.

Facendo il libro at the NY Academy of Medicine (comment)

Friends:

The New York Academy of Medicine has opened a new online and physical exhibit focusing on the creation of the  Fasciculus Medicinae, an influential medical work published in Italy in 1491.

The exhibit includes full-text digital reproductions of different editions of the book accompanied by essays concerning its production.  The  exhibit's homepage includes a discussion of the goals of the exhibiti including ways that it breaks new ground in creating online exhibitions.  The curators used Islandora to display a newly digitized source in different ways.

CfP (conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. ​​​​​​​History, Spaces, Memories (new deadline: June 17th)

ites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018


The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.

CfP (conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. ​​​​​​​History, Spaces, Memories (new deadline: June 17th)

ites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018


The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.

CALL FOR PAPERS: (conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. ​​​​​​​History, Spaces, Memories | new deadline: June 17th, 2018)

Posted to H-Holocaust  by Daniele Salerno cc H-Antisemitism

Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: (conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. ​​​​​​​History, Spaces, Memories | new deadline: June 17th, 2018)

Posted to H-Holocaust cc H-Antisemitism by Yo Menashe

Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018

CFP: Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. History, Spaces, Memories (new deadline: June 17th)

Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018


The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.

CFP(conference): Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present. History, Spaces, Memories (new deadline: June 17th)

Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the present.
History, Spaces, Memories

Fondazione Campo Fossoli (Carpi, Modena - Italy)
October 4-5, 2018


The conference aims to analyse the roles and uses of transit camps and sites in the European historical, geographical and cultural context from WW2 to today from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. The two-day conference is organized by the Fondazione Campo Fossoli, whose mission is to preserve and transmit the history and memories of this Italian site of transit.

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