We are delighted to have our interdisciplinary digital humanities research workshop on 7th - 9th of June 2021 hosted by the Instituto Svizzero in Rome (ISR) to address a wide variety of disciplines, like art history, archaeology, media and cultural studies, etc.

Programm 2021

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IIIF: there is more than meets the eye

One of the reasons for the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)’s inception was to address the challenge of cultural heritage institutions creating technological silos, which were often very costly and inefficient, for the dissemination of their digital surrogates following the mass digitisation of analogue objects, notably medieval manuscripts....

Stay tuned for June

We will grow this blog shortly before our kick-off event - as we hope - in Rome. A traditional format was certainly the original idea, but after the experience with the pandemia, it is almost impossible to imagine a non-hybrid event. Or is it? Perhaps we will also discuss such issues - more on that later, in the context of the firs...


Kick-off Committee:

Universität Basel
PhD Program in Digital Humanities

Universität Bern
Walter Benjamin Kolleg

Università Svizzera Italiana

Université de Genève

With the kind assistance of:

Istituto Svizzero di Roma (ISR)

Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (SAGW)


The digital workflow and the IIIF initiatives at the Vatican Library

Paola Manoni

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

Visualizing Digital Collections of Art – Interdependencies of Images and Metadata

Sonja Gasser

Digital Humanities, University of Bern