Online event

Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN)

7th Online conference

The Islamicate Digital Humanities Network (IDHN) is a network of scholars with a research focus on Islamicate Digital Studies. This includes scholars from the Humanities, Computer Sciences, Computational Linguistics as well as librarians and archivists that work on topics that relate to Middle Eastern politics and culture, Islam as a religion, Arabic, Persian, and other Islamicate languages, et al. and that are already using or are interested in using digital methods for their research.


Boǧaç A. Ergene (University of Vermont) and Atabey Kaygun (Istanbul Technical University), Thematic Change in Ottoman Fetvas

Riccardo Amerigo Vigliermo (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia), Digital Maktaba: AI perspectives for automatic text extraction and catalogation of volumes in non-Latin alphabets volumes (Arabic, Persian, Azerbaijani): challenges of La Pira digital archive

Leonora Sonego (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München) and Johannes Thomann (University of Zurich), Measuring the development of early Arabic script in non-literary texts 

Joseph Baxley (Saint Mary’s College), Mapping Intellectual Networks in Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿah’s biographical dictionary of physicians

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​Full program with abstracts here.