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Co-Editor Thomas Carlson Awarded Digital Humanities Prize for Research with Syriaca.org

Posted by on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized.

Syriaca.org is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Carlson, postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University and co-editor of the Syriac Gazetteer, has been awarded Second Prize in the Global Digital Humanities Essay competition sponsored by the University of Lethbridge, Global Outlook::Digital Humanities, and the journal Digital Studies/Le champ numérique. An announcement of the winners is here.

The prize was awarded for Dr. Carlson’s research proposal: “Digital Maps are still not territory: Challenges raised by Syriaca.org’s Middle Eastern places over two millenia.” Winners were selected from among more than fifty research papers “looking at some aspect of the national, regional, or international practice of the Digital Humanities.”

 

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