Wednesday, July 21, 2010

NEH and the DFG award $1.67 million to international digital humanities projects

National Endowment for the Humanities and the German Research Foundation award $1.67 million to international digital humanities projects

The project of especial interest to me are:
  • Maharishi University of Management Research Institute – Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa
    Sanskrit Lexical Sources: Digital Synthesis and Revision
    Peter Scharf, Project Director
    Outright: $177,872
    To support: An international partnership between the Sanskrit Library (Maharishi University of Management) and the Cologne Digital Sanskrit Lexicon (CDSL) project (Institute of Indology and Tamil Studies, Cologne University) to establish a digital Sanskrit lexical reference work.
  • Tufts University – Medford, Massachusetts
    The Hellespont Project: Integrating Arachne and Perseus
    Gregory Crane, Project Director
    Outright: $174,828
    To support: An international collaboration between Tufts University and the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) to join together the digital holdings of Tufts’ Perseus Digital Library and the DAI’s Arachne into the largest collection of Greco-Roman materials online.
  • Princeton University – Princeton, New Jersey
    The Yemen Manuscript Digitization Initiative
    David Magier, Project Director
    Outright: $209,056
    To support: An international collaboration between Princeton University and the Freie University, Berlin, to preserve three private libraries and create an online resource for their dissemination; the project team will digitize 236 Arabic manuscripts in the fields of Islamic theology and law.

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2 comments:

James F. McGrath said...

The link doesn't seem to work, unfortunately. I was eager to see what other projects there were. But thanks for sharing this nevertheless!

Charles Ellwood Jones said...

Sorry, it's now fixed.