SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

Data Management in Asian Humanities and Social Sciences

Date: 13 November 2017Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 14 November 2017Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Friends House, Euston Rd, NW1 2BJ Room: George Fox Room

Type of Event: Workshop


Monday 13 November 2017

10am Robert Bracey (British Museum) and Amelia Dowler (British Museum), "Data management for South Asian numismatic projects"

10:30am Dr Marc Miyake (British Museum), "Data management for the decipherment of the Pyu language"

11am Coffee break

11:30am Dr Orna Almogi (Hamburg) and Prof Dorji Wangchuk (Hamburg), "The gSung-rten Database: a multifaceted platform for storing and publishing Tibetan materials"

12pm Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur (SOAS), "Data management in the Endangered Languages Archive"

12:30pm Lucas den Boer (Leiden), "Data management in the historiography of Jaina philosophy"

1pm Lunch

2:30pm Dr Gethin Rees (British Library), "Data management in collaborative humanities research projects"

3pm Luke Heslop (SOAS), "Data management in Roads and the Politics of Thought: Ethnographic Approaches to Infrastructure Development in South Asia"

3:30pm Dr Céline Redard (SOAS), "Data management in the Multimedia Yasna"

4pm Tea break

Tuesday 14 November 2017

9:30am Dr Jim Mallinson (SOAS), "Data management in the Haṭha Yoga Project"

10am Jeff Wallman (Tibetan Buddhist Resource Centre), "Data management strategies at the Buddhist Digital Resource Center"

10:30am Dr Jason Hawkes (British Museum), "Data management in Land, Settlement and Society: the Archaeology of Societal Transformations During the Gupta Era"

11am Coffee break

11:30am Dr Donald Sturgeon (Harvard), "Data management in the Chinese Text Project"

12pm Dr Dániel Balogh (British Museum), "Digital adventures in Indic epigraphy"

12:30pm Dr Gergely Hidas (British Museum), "Data management in the critical edition of Sanskrit manuscripts"

1pm Lunch

2:30pm Prof Friederike Luepke (SOAS), "Data management in Crossroads: Investigating the Unexplored Side of Multilingualism"

3pm Jack Clift (SOAS), "Data management in Multilingual Locals and Significant Geographies"

3:30pm Helen Porter (SOAS), "Funder guidelines on data management"

4pm Tea break


Registration is required of all participants

Organiser: SOAS, University of London

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Contact Tel: +44 (0) 20 7898 4893

Sponsor: European Research Council