About HoB Digital Humanities

‘Narrenschiff’ goes digital

by Agnes Hilger On 10 May this year, the 500th anniversary of Sebastian Brant’s death will be commemorated by launching the final version of Narragonien Digital – the new digital ‘Narrenschiff’ edition created at the University of Würzburg. Joachim Hamm, who has been leading the project together with Brigitte Burrichter, was a guest at the …

Continue Reading
Around Oxford Digital Humanities Libraries

The last of my kind

Impressions from my work as an Erasmus intern at the University of Oxford Agnes Hilger At the end of 2020, the UK did not only leave the EU but also the Erasmus programme. Despite of that, I was accepted for an Erasmus internship for Hilary Term 2021 with Prof. Henrike Lähnemann, who introduced me to all …

Continue Reading
Hands-On Libraries Uncategorized

Movable Type

Part 1 of: Printing an anniversary card for Sebastian Brant at the Bodleian Bibliographical Press Agnes Hilger A snippet from my school knowledge memorised some time ago:  Johannes Gutenberg invented “letterpress printing with movable type”. As is so often the case with such facts, I didn’t really think about it much at the time and just put it …

Continue Reading