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INFO: Spring School “Linked Data and the Semantic Web for Humanities Research - LiSeH 2020”

April 14-17, 2020, at the University of Graz, Austria.

Applications are welcomed until February 29, 23:59 CET.

Participation is free of charge and open to 25 students and scholars of all academic stages. No previous specific skills are required (although basic digital knowledge would be useful). 

The school will give an  introduction to the concepts related to the Semantic Web and Linked Data and will give an overview of semantic web technologies and tools with a special focus on application scenarios in the Humanities:

- Identifying standards and technologies

- RDF and triples

- Semantic querying: SPARQL and triple stores

- Linked Data curation

- Knowledge Representation and Ontologies

- Linked Data in Linguistics

- Modelling cultural heritage data

Participants are encouraged to submit an abstract to present their projects and research during a dedicated poster session.

Reimbursement of up to EUR 400,00 will be awarded to 3 participants who apply for it in the registration form and are accepted to give a poster presentation.

The spring school is co-organized by the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Centre for Information Modelling – Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the University of Graz, and is funded by CLARIAH-AT and supported by the H2020 Project ELEXIS.

Apologies for x-posting.

We look forward to your applications and a successful spring school,

The organizers.

Christopher Pollin, Gerlinde Schneider, Tanja Wissik