Laura Brazzo laurabrazzo at cdec.it
Sat Apr 8 12:02:07 CEST 2017


*International Workshop*

*within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure
(EHRI) supported by the European Commission*

Organized by

Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea - CDEC Foundation

Università Cà Foscari, Venice

*29 -30 June 2017*

*In conjunction with the international LODLAM Summit, Venice, 28th-29th
June 2017 (**http://summit2017.lodlam.net* <http://summit2017.lodlam.net/>

We would like to invite you to participate in the international workshop
on" Data Sharing, Holocaust Documentation and the Digital Humanities. Best
Practices, Case Studies, Benefits", to be held in Venice on 29-30 June 2017.

Launched in November 2010, the main goal of EHRI is the implementation of a
research infrastructure, which enables collaborative work in Holocaust
research and documentation. As part of the infrastructure work, EHRI
integrates archival metadata across institutional, national and language
boundaries, making it searchable and helping researchers to find
relationships between archival collections. This context makes the
deployment of efficient data collection, sharing, processing and
integration technologies and approaches (including semantic technologies)
crucial to achieve success in the implementation of the infrastructure.

The EHRI workshops are organized for the purpose of generating a creative
exchange of knowledge and views between professionals in various subfields
of Holocaust research and documentation, along with experts outside the
field of Holocaust studies who can share their experience and methodologies.

Together with the development of data sharing utilities for collection
holding institutions, EHRI develops controlled vocabularies such as
authority lists of people, corporate bodies, Holocaust-related entities
like ghettos, camps or administrative districts of occupied territories as
well as a hierarchy of concepts for the indexing and retrieval of
Holocaust-related archival material.

We aim to share all this knowledge with other research communities.

The aims of the workshop are:

   - Presenting the state of the art of data sharing practices and
   technologies starting from the experiences and results obtained in the EHRI
   - Discussing the usability and potential of data sharing in the
   - Investigating the possible connections between the EHRI Project and
   other Research Infrastructures and Digital Humanities Projects

*Call for Papers*

Proposals are now being accepted for individual presentations.

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

   - Holocaust-related archives libraries and museums
   - Digital historiography of the Holocaust
   - Research infrastructures
   - Digital libraries, archives and museums
   - Digital humanities
   - Linked Open Data
   - Semantic web technologies
   - Semantic enrichment and search
   - Research data management
   - Best practices
   - Data integration
   - Information retrieval
   - Controlled vocabularies and authority control
   - Information architecture

Each accepted proposal will be allotted between *15 to 20 minutes for
presentation followed by discussion.*

The workshop will be conducted in English.

Proceedings will be published electronically on CEUR-WS.org
<http://ceur-ws.org/> after the workshop.

If you are interested in giving a presentation, please send a 500-800 word
abstract and a CV (including all relevant contact information) to:

*Important dates*

The deadline for submissions of abstracts is *2 May 2017*
Notification of acceptance will be sent by *20 May 2017*

*Travel and Accommodation:*

Funding for travel and accommodation will be available to participants in
accordance with European Commission guidelines and the EHRI Project budget.


Laura Brazzo, laurabrazzo at cdec.it

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Laura Brazzo
Responsabile Archivio Storico
Fondazione CDEC
Via Eupili 8
20145 Milano, Italy
Tel +3902316338
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