We are happy to report that last week we had the opportunity to introduce the JVMG project as part of Professor Jaqueline Berndt’s BA Thesis Course at the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Stockholm University.Continue reading “Introduction to Digital Humanities for Japanese Studies with the Japanese Visual Media Graph project at Stockholm University”
We are very much looking forward to welcoming a number of invited guests to Stuttgart for our Phase One Wrap-Up Workshop of the JVMG project on January 27-28.Continue reading
The article version of our presentation at POSSP 2021: Putting Open Social Scholarship Into Practice on the legal integration of the JVMG knowledge graph written together with Dr Simone Schroff is now available open access in the 4th issue of Pop! Public. Open. Participatory.: Harmonizing Open Licenses among Online Databases of Enthusiast Communities: Challenges for the Legal Integration of Databases in the Japanese Visual Media Graph Project.
Last week we participated in the twentieth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, DCMI 2022 – Metadata Innovation: Inclusivity, Intelligence, and Interoperability, which was held virtually this year.Continue reading
After two years of Corona we had the chance to visit ELAG in person. ELAG 2022 was held at the National Library of Latvia in Riga, which is a very impressive Library. ELAG is known for being a forum for exchanging knowledge about new library and archive technologies, as well as connecting people working in libraries.Continue Reading
On the 15th of August we held a small one-day workshop on the topics of digital humanities, linked open data and games research at Stuttgart Media University with colleagues from Leipzig University as well as a researcher from France starting work at Ritsumeikan University. The four presentations and the ensuing discussions revolved around some of the core interests of the JVMG project, but also offered interesting perspectives on potential future directions for expanding the project.Continue Reading
The three-day 18. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag (18th German Language Japanese Studies Day) organized by the Institut für Modernes Japan at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf was held online at the end of August. We are happy to report that the JVMG project was represented with two different presentations at this central triennial German language conference on Japanese Studies. Digital humanities and open science in Japanese Studies were both major topics at the conference, and it was great to see so many excellent projects and initiatives.Continue Reading
End of July we participated in the annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, which had been on hiatus for the past two years due to the pandemic. Digital Humanities 2022 Tokyo: Responding to Asian Diversity was organized by The University of Tokyo and took place completely online.Continue Reading