Call for Participation: DARIAH Master Class “Humanities and GLAMs Going Digital”

The DARIAH Master Class will take place in Florence

DARIAH offers a Master Class, which will be held on May 4th and 5th 2017 in Florence.

Deadline for Applications: 15 April 2017

The purpose of this DARIAH Master Class is to give to participants the capabilities to understand the issues involved in Humanities and “galleries, libraries, archives, and museums” (GLAMs) digitization with a focus on Europe and apply the suggested ways of enhancing digital services.

The workshop is organized by DARIAH-EU within its project Humanities at Scale, as well as DARIAH-IT, Michael Culture Association, DILL International Master Digital Library Learning, Parma University, and Tallinn University.

Scholars, GLAMs professionals, digital curators, researchers (either connected to universities, museums, cultural heritage institutions, authorities, or working independently as freelancers) are invited to submit candidatures. Please note that this is Basic Course.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this workshop, the participants are expected:

  • to know about the status of Humanities and GLAMS digitization in Europe;
  • to get in touch with the European Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities and its ecosystem
  • to use the tools available for discovering, using and reusing a digital resource;
  • to understand the workflow to create and manage a digital collection.

Discussions will encourage participants to apply knowledge and experiences to practical situations as they share experiences gained in particular workplaces.

The International Workshop will take place in English exclusively.

Application and Selection process
In order to be eligible, applicants should have a degree in Arts and Humanities, Information Science or in a related subject field. They need also to write a motivation in the candidature form.
Up to 15 participants will be selected.

If you wish to apply, please fill in the application form and send it to contact@michael-culture.eu.

Submission deadline: 15 April 2017

Program and Selection Committee
The Program and Selection Committee is composed of one member from each partner institution:

  • Anne Baillot, DARIAH-EU
  • Rossella Caffo, Michael Culture Association
  • Emiliano Degli Innocenti, DARIAH-IT

The Program and Selection Committee will aim to secure an optimal composition of the selected group of students as far as gender and geographical distribution is concerned.

The Selection will be based on the following criteria: degree in arts, humanities, information science or related topics (35%), motivation (35%), registration date (30%).

Organisational Team

  • Emiliano Degl’Innocenti
  • Marco Raciti
  • Vinicio Serafini

More info and programme
For more information go to the Blog of the Master Class: https://glare.hypotheses.org/

Additionally a detailed programme can be downloaded here: http://www.dedale.info/_objets/medias/autres/call-glam-firenze-2-1098.pdf

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