CFP Antwerp

DiXiT 3 / ESTS 2016: Registration now open

Digital Scholarly Editing:

Theory, Practice, Methods

5 – 7 October 2016, University of Antwerp

Registration now open

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the conference ‘Digital Scholarly Editing: Theory, Practice, Methods’, a joint effort of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS) and the DiXiT Network. The conference programme presents a comprehensive critique of the state of the art of textual scholarship and digital scholarly editing. We are proud to welcome Paul Eggert and Kathryn Sutherland as keynote speakers, and Hans Walter Gabler and Peter Shillingsburg as guests of honour.

The event will be hosted by the Centre for Manuscript Genetics (CMG) and takes place from 5 – 7 October 2016 at the city campus of the University of Antwerp.

The full programme and further information about dates and venues can be viewed on the conference website:

Please complete this online form in order to register for the conference:

Payment can be made by bank transfer or alternatively on the day at the registration desk. A one year-membership of the European Society for Textual Scholarship is by default included in the registration fee (no extra charge).


The University of Antwerp will be awarding five competitive bursaries to assist early career scholars speaking at the conference. Criteria and regulations apply, please check the conference website for more information and guidelines of application:

The day before the conference, Tuesday 4th October, the CMG will host three parallel workshops on digital scholarly editing:

  1. ‘Digital Scholarly Editing and Textual Criticism’. Full day (11h00 – 16h30).
    Organizers: Franz Fischer and Marjorie Burghart.
  2. ‘Project Logistics’. Morning (9h30 – 13h00).
    Organizer: Peter Boot.
  3. ‘Born Digital Record of the Writing Process.’ Afternoon (14h00 – 17h30).
    Organizer: Torsten Ries).

Participation in the workshops is free of charge, but places are limited. Participants can apply for a workshop together with their conference registration.

Social events

A number of social events have also been arranged to provide participants with plenty of opportunity for networking and for exploring the beautiful city of Antwerp. This includes a reception at the historic Stadhuis (City Hall) open to all participants, as well as a conference dinner at the University Club.

Research Assistant in audio-visual production at Maynooth University

An Foras Feasa, The Humanities Research Institute at Maynooth
University, invites applications for an eight-month post for a Research
Assistant in audio-visual production to join a growing and dynamic team
to support ongoing projects.

The successful candidate will work primarily in recording and editing
video and audio for projects in AFF
, including Letters of 1916 and
Contested Memories: The Battle of Mount Street Bridge, as well
coordinate with other AFF members to produce audio-visual content that
will promote the research and teaching mission of the institute. The
successful candidate will also support the creation of videos for
#dariahTeach on introductory topics in Digital Humanities
, featuring the
work undertaken by Digital Arts and Humanities (DAH) students and staff,
as well as featuring the work by DIXIT fellows and staff in the area of
digital scholarly editing. The role may also include tutoring students
in audio-visual production methods and software.

Full details of the position are available at

For an informal conversation, please contact:

Susan Schreibman
Professor of Digital Humanities
Director of An Foras Feasa
Iontas Building
Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare


Convention 2: Travel bursaries

Travel bursaries available

Four travel bursaries of up to 250 € each are still available for the 2nd DiXiT Convention in Cologne, 15-18 March 2016.


Candidates must be early stage researchers (M.A. students, PhD candidates) and have already registered to attend the conference (registration form).


To apply please send a CV and a completed questionnaire to

Application deadline is 1 March 2016.

MMSDA 2016 in London and Cambridge

The schedule for the sixth MMSDA (Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age) course is available and applications are open now.
The course, run by DiXiT with the Institute of English Studies (London), the University of Cambridge, the Warburg Institute, and King’s College London, will take place in London and Cambridge from Monday 2 May 2016 – Friday 6 May 2016. .

For further details see

ER 5 fellowship in Graz open for applications!

ER 5 fellowship

Title: Canonical reference & sustainability of digital editions

Application deadline: 29 January 2016

Start of the fellowship: 1 April 2016

Duration: 1 year

Location: Graz, Austria

Local announcement: || PDF

General application procedure:

Eligibility criteria:

Contact: or +43 316 380 2292

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