IDHN to hold 2nd 2021 Workshop

Adebayo Gafar

The Islamic Digital Humanities Network, a network of scholars with focus on Islamic digital studies is to hold an online workshop titled Islamic Digital Humanities in the Field on Methods and Ethics. The workshop, which is to be hosted by Professor Scot Reeves of the University of Hamburg, Germany, is scheduled for 1pm, West African Time on Wednesday 29th September, 2021. This was contained in a promotional flier circulating online.

The workshop will feature Walid Mourad, the field Director of Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, Jody Butterworth and Annabel Gallop, both of the British library as well as Oman Fathurahman of Syariff Hidayatullah State University in Jakarta.

Islamic Digital Humanities Network is a Network of scholars in Humanities, Computer Science, Computational Linguistics as well as libarians and archivists that work on topics that relate to Middle Eastern Politics and Culture, Islam as a religion, Arabic, Persian, and other Islamicate languages. They hold  conferences twice a year. The upcoming conference will be the sixth overall and the second for this year. The organization has organized programmes such as British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme, DREAMSEA a joint initiative of Syariff Hidayatullah State University in Jakarta, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures at Hamburg University and Hills Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML).

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