Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

event: Humanities GIS Survey

25/11/2009 16:00

This is a reminder that our survey on the use of GIS and other spatial technologies in the humanities will close on November 30th. We would be very grateful for your responses to this, it should only take 10-15mins. If you have not already done so please complete it at:

There are also still some vacancies at the meeting that accompanies this survey which will be held in Leicester on the 16th of December. For more information see:


University of Leicester
Leciester LE1 7RH
United Kingdom

blog: Stanford launches virtual 'salon' for humanities scholars

Taking a cue from the social media trend, "Arcade" is a new website designed to serve as a social and scholarly community for those with an interest in humanities research. The interactive and multimedia site is sponsored by Stanford's Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages (DLCL), but is open for use by visitors from around the globe.

The site abounds with interactive elements including blogs by 25 different contributors, virtual seminars and online forums, making Arcade the first widely accessible and interactive platform for intellectual networking in the humanities. [read more...]

event: GIS in the Humanities

16/12/2009 10:00
16/12/2009 16:30

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and other spatial technologies such as GPS and virtual globes are becoming increasingly used within disciplines such as history, archaeology, literary studies, religious studies and classics. This free workshop, sponsored by Spatial Literacy in Teaching (SPLINT) and the Subject Centre for History, Classics and Archaeology, will provide a basic introduction to GIS as an approach to humanities research and as a technology. [read more...]


United Kingdom

Survey: Virtual Research Environment Collaboartive Landscape Study

The VRE Collaborative Landscape Study project is one of several studies commissioned by the UK Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to research on-line research collaboration in Virtual Research Environments (VREs). The focus of our study is to scope developments in VREs around the world and set them in relation to the activities in the UK.

The study aims to stimulate debate about the benefits of research collaboration facilitated by Virtual Research Environments so as to assist the JISC to provide services and strategies to support it. [read more...]

event: International Congress on Medieval Studies

13/05/2010 08:00

The Congress is an annual gathering of over 3,000 scholars interested in Medieval Studies. It features over 600 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, and performances. There are also some 90 business meetings and receptions sponsored by learned societies, associations, and institutions. The exhibits hall boasts nearly 70 exhibitors, including publishers, used book dealers, and purveyors of medieval sundries. The Congress lasts three and a half days, extending from Thursday morning until Sunday at noon. [read more...]


The Medieval Institute Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo 49008-5432
United States

Digital Archive Offers Glimpse into the ‘Dark Side’ of the Enlightenment

Stanford French professor Dan Edelstein recently announced the launch of a digital archive of enlightenment texts to help scholars better research and understand the "dark side" of the enlightenment. [read more...]

job: Five postdoctoral fellowships at HUMlab, Umeå University

Five international postdoctoral positions in the digital humanities are now available at HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden from September 1, 2009 or January 15, 2010. [read more...]

casestudy: Spreading the Word: The Oxford Theology Faculty digital library project

A common problem for university librarians can be the sudden demand for a number of texts when those texts are filed are under 'essential reading' on a first-year reading list. Mrs. Susan Lake, of the Theology Faculty Library at the University of Oxford, faces such a problem on a regular basis. [read more...]

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