Call for hosts: TEI Members’ Meeting and Conference for 2016

[Posted on behalf of Dr Elena Pierazzo by Paul O’Shea, TEI social media coordinator.]
Dear TEI Community,

This is a public call for bids to host the annual TEI Members Meeting and conference for 2016. Meetings have traditionally been held in the fall. The last two meetings were held in Rome (2013:  and Chicago (2014; this year it will be held in Lyon. The site of the meeting has typically alternated between Europe and North America, but that is not a fixed rule.

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Digitisation in a Day: Crowdsourcing

[Posted on behalf of Professor Susan Schreibman by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

An Foras Feasa is delighted to announce two ‘Digitisation in a Day’ workshops organised this term by Maynooth University. The workshops will focus on crowdsourcing (24th February) and 3D recording (12th March) offering hands-on experience on a diverse range of methods and technologies applied to humanities and cultural heritage, while providing an overview of past, present and future practices, debates and challenges.

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Call for Papers: Journal of the TEI, Issue 9, 2014 Conference Issue

[Posted on behalf of John Walsh by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator. Apologies for cross-posting.]

The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative (JTEI, <>) is now soliciting contributions for its 2014 Conference Issue. We invite all presenters from the 2014 Conference in Evanston to submit articles based on their presentations through the submission process on


If you have been an author or reviewer before, you should be able to use your existing login; otherwise you’ll need to create an account. For “Section”, choose “Issue 9 (papers from the 2014 conference)”.

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Music Encoding Conference 2015

Posted on behalf of the organising committee by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator:

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing and program committees we are delighted to invite you to attend the Music Encoding Conference 2015, which will be held on 18-21 May in Florence, Italy.

The conference is an opportunity to discuss the new research paths that the encoding of symbolic music data opens to traditional music studies (from editing to analysis), as well as computational musicology, music bibliography and librarianship.

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University Professor for Musicology/Digital Music Edition/Digital Humanities

[Posted on behalf of Peter Stadler by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

University Professor (pay scale W 2) (Academy-Professorship)
for Musicology/Digital Music Edition/Digital Humanities
at the University of Paderborn

This is a unique opportunity to shape and develop the Digital Humanities efforts at our University, so please consider applying and get your applications in before **12/02/2015**!

Early Modern Digital Agendas: Advanced Topics ***Deadline March 2***

[Posted on behalf of Owen Williams, Ph.D. by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.]

“Early Modern Digital Agendas: Advanced Topics” seeks 15 DH scholars to bring their own data sets to the Folger in Washington, DC, in the second half of June 2015.

Under the direction of Jonathan Hope, Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Strathclyde, visiting faculty and participants will conduct an advanced exploration of data creation and management followed by various forms of hands-on investigation, including text analytics, social network analysis, dimensionality reduction, and research process design. Attention will also be paid to historical reflection on the nature of “exemplarity” claims in humanistic argument.

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Tweet Chat TODAY!


Our monthly TEI Tweet Chat will be taking place on Twitter at 3pm (GMT) today, Wednesday 19 November, 2014. The topic of the tweet chat is on ‘TEI and Libraries,’ and will be hosted by Paul O’Shea and Kevin Hawkins, the convenor of the Libraries SIG.

You can follow and participate in the Tweet Chat by using the official designated hash tags: #TEIChat and #AskTEI.

Please circulate this information!

Best wishes from your social media coordinator,
Paul O’Shea