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Monday, September 28, 2015

Japan Digital Scholarship Workshop

Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7, 2015
Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS, Harvard University
The goals of this workshop are:  
To present innovative uses of digital scholarship in Japanese Studies,
To share experience among those who have created successful digital projects, and
To recommend ways that NCC can create online resources that articulate best practices for 
      scholars and students in developing new digital projects for teaching and research
Major topics of discussion will include:
  • Re-envisioning “Traditional” Scholarship Through GIS: Examples across the Disciplines
  • From Shoebox to Online Showcase: How to build a Digital Image Collection
  • Catching Political Trends Digitally: Tools for handling Big Data or a Politician’s Smile
  • Infrastructures for Digital Scholarship: Growing Born-Digital Collections, plus
  • Transnational Issues in Intellectual Property and Access to Digital Resources
NCC is organizing this workshop and has received funding for its programs from Japan-US Friendship Commission, the Toshiba International Foundation, and the Northeast Asia Council of the AAS.  The Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies has provided support for local logistics, campus arrangements, and hospitality. 
To register for this workshop or to inquire about partial travel funding for out-of-town participants please contact vbestor@nccjapan.net.  Pre-registration is required as workshop space will be limited.    

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