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070172 UE Methodological course - Topic modelling the Austrian Enlightenment (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work
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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first four lessons (Oct 7, 14, 21.28) will be held online (the link will be made available through the moodle course). On Nov 4 we will meet in presence in Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16. On Nov 18 we will meet ONLINE, and this mode will be kept until further notice.

Thursday 07.10. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 14.10. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 21.10. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 28.10. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 04.11. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 11.11. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 18.11. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 25.11. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 02.12. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 16.12. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 13.01. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 20.01. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00
Thursday 27.01. 17:45 - 19:15 Seminarraum 6, Kolingasse 14-16, EG00

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is part of the DH master module “Specialization in Clusters of DH”. Its aim is to integrate traditional intellectual history and methods of computational analysis, in particular topic modelling. Research on the Enlightenment has become a testbed for such approaches during recent years (with regard to the analysis of correspondence networks, but also to the application of methods of corpus linguistics to texts like the Encyclopédie); however, the Central European Enlightenment has not yet fully profited from this kind of attention. The course wants to help fill this gap.

Assessment and permitted materials

During the course, students will have to work on specific assignments (text summaries, data preparation … 30%) and they will also create their own project, based on a specific text/corpus of their choice (50%). Active participation in class will be considered as well (20%).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

See above.

Examination topics

See above.

Reading list

FILLAFER, Franz L.: Aufklärung habsburgisch. Staatsbildung, Wissenskultur und Geschichtspolitik in Zentraleuropa 1750–1850. Göttingen 2021. https://doi.org/10.46500/83533745
HOTSON, Howard / WALLNIG, Thomas (eds.): Reassembling the Republic of Letters in the Digital Age. Standards, Systems, Scholarship. Göttingen 2019. https://doi.org/10.17875/gup2019-1146
WALLNIG, Thomas: Distant Reading Austria. Ein Essay über die Habsburgermonarchie des langen 18. Jahrhunderts und die digitale Transformation der Geschichtswissenschaften, in: Franz-Stefan SEITSCHEK / Sandra HERTEL (eds.): Herrschaft und Repräsentation in der Habsburgermonarchie (1700–1740). Die kaiserliche Familie, die habsburgischen Länder und das Reich. Berlin 2020, 441–462

Association in the course directory

MA Geschichte: SP Digital Humanities, Österr. Geschichte, Neuzeit, Europaforschung, Wissenschaftsgeschichte
MA Geschichte (2014): 3 ECTS
MA Geschichte (2019): 5 ECTS
MA DH: DH-S I

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