Conference: The Republic of Letters Goes Digital

NUIG

NUI GALWAY

20 MARCH 2015

 

MOORE INSTITUTE SEMINAR ROOM

HARDIMAN RESEARCH BUILDING G010

9.00-9.15

Welcome & Introduction

9.15-10.45

Panel 1. Sixteenth-Century Correspondence Networks

(Chair: Laura Branch)

Christoph Kudella (UCC), The Republic of Letters as Intersecting Ego-Networks. The Example of Erasmus and Budé

Paola Molino (Universität Wien), Who, What and Why Go Digital: Some Reflections Based on the Correspondence Networks and Archives of Late Renaissance Librarians

10.45-11.15

Coffee break

11.15-12.45

Panel 2. Metadata and Network Analysis for Early Modern Correspondence (Chair: Pádraic Moran)

Dan Edelstein (Stanford University), Early-Modern Social Network Analysis: The Case of the French Enlightenment?

Charles van den Heuvel (Huygens Institute), Experiences with ePistolarium: Topic Modeling and Network Analysis

12.45-14.00

Lunch

14.00-16.00

Panel 3.  Travel Advice, Itineraries and Correspondence Networks in Seventeenth-Century Europe (Chair: Anders Ingram)

Daniel Carey (NUI Galway), Early Modern Travel Theory: A Database of the Ars Apodemica

Joe Moshenska (Cambridge University), Greasy Pouches and Torn Wallets: The Traveling Correspondence of Sir Kenelm Digby in 1628

Per Landgren (University of Oxford), Manuductio de peregrinatione: An Unpublished Travel Instruction by Professor Skytteanus Johannes Schefferus in Uppsala

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

16.30-17.45

Panel 4. The Enlightenment and Digital Humanities (Chair: Daniel Carey)

Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis), Enlightenment in the Era of Digital Humanities. Feedback from CITERE ANR Research Programme

Ida Federica Pugliese (NUI Galway), Questionnaires and Scholarly Networks in the Enlightenment

17.45-18.00

Conclusion

Contact: idafederica.pugliese@nuigalway.ie

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