Online conference, 14-16 April 2021

An online conference on the current developments and perspectives of Digital Neo-Latin studies, organized by Neven Jovanović (Zagreb), Marc Laureys (Bonn) and Alexander Winkler (Berlin/Halle) under the auspices of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies.

The conference will be held via zoom. You can register via mail to

Please note: The conference is the first part of a two-tiered vacation school, generously supported by the VokswagenStiftung. The second part will be a 3-day in-person workshop in Bonn that is currently being scheduled. More information and a call for participation will follow soon.

Wednesday, 14 Αpril 2021

10.00-10.15: Introduction

OCR, digital editions, and corpora

10.15-11.00 – Enikő Békés: Bibliotheca corvina digitalis – The Renaissance library of King Matthias online

11.00-11.45 – Uwe Springmann: OCR for Neo-Latin

11.45-12.30 – Martin Korenjak/Stefan Zathammer: Nova Scientia. A Semantic Media Wiki and a New Transkribus Model for Studying Latin Science

14.30-15.15 – Marco Petolicchio: Basinio, Hesperis: An overview of its digital architecture

15.15-16.00 – Neven Jovanović:

Preparing a digital critical edition of a Neo-Latin text – Nicholas of Modruš, Oratio de funere Petri cardinalis S. Sixti (1474)

16.00-16.45 – Steven Coesemans/Jan Papy: Magister Dixit

Thursday, 15 Αpril 2021

Text mining and stylometry

10.15-11.00 – Maciej Eder: Textual similarities and Latin literature: a few case studies

11.00-11.45 – Johann Ramminger: Stylometry and Neo-Latin texts: Some case studies

11.45-12.30 – Christof Schöch: Comparison of Text Groups using Measures of Distinctiveness

14.30-15.15 – Patrick J. Burns: Conversational Agents from the Neo-Latin Colloquia to ChatterBot

15.15-16.00 – Maria Chiara Parisi/Yvette Oortwijn: Distributional Semantics for Neo-Latin

16.00-16.45 – Marco Passarotti: The LiLa Knowledge Base of Interlinked Linguistic Resources for Latin

Friday, 16 Αpril 2021

Linked Texts and Data

10.15-11.00 – William Short: The Latin WordNet and meaning representation in electronic corpora

11.00-11.45 – Matteo Romanello: Citation detection with the CitedLoci pipeline

11.45-12.30 – Andreas Walker: CERL resources in the context of Neo-Latin

14.30-15.15 – Marc Laureys/Alexander Winkler: Antonius Sanderus‘ Views on the Political and Cultural Contours of Flandria

DH and the teaching of and the teaching of Neo-Latin

15.15-16.00 – Isabella Walser-Bürgler: Joined Forces. Digital Humanities and Digital Teaching


16.00-16.45 – Ingrid De Smet: Potentials and Challenges of Digital Neo-Latin Studies

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