Research Data Management & Infrastructures in the Humanities 2021

Aim of the Workshop

The workshop is addressed to Max Planck colleagues from the Humanities, Social Sciences and related fields of research. It aims at offering a platform for exchanging ideas and experiences concerning the challenges and the current status of the development of digital infrastructures. The workshop wants also to discuss perspectives for further development and possibilities for cooperation within the MPG.

Dates and Details

Date: June 1, 2021, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Venue: Virtual, access will be sent out before the event

Organisers: Dr. Robert Casties, Esther Chen (both Max Planck Institute for the History of Science), Prof. Dr. Tristan Weddigen (Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History), Michael Franke, Dr. Yves Vincent Grossmann (both Max Planck Digital Library)

Participants: Open for all employees of MPG and associated institutions

Language: English

Contact: rdm [at] mpdl [dot] mpg [dot] de

Preliminary Programme

09:00Welcome: What kind of research data are we dealing with in the Humanities?
Esther Chen and Robert Casties (both Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
09:15Keynote: Dr. Aline Deicke (Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz) and Sarah Pittroff (NFDI4Culture Coordination Office): Building for the future – Long-term Perspectives on RDM
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
09:40MPG-DRIH: A Digital Research Infrastructure for the Humanities
Esther Chen and Robert Casties (both Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
10:15Research Data Infrastructures @ BHMPI & KHI Florenz, Dr. Alessandro Adamou (Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History) Slides (MPG-IP-Range) & Rafael Brundo Uriarte Ph.D. (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut) Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
10:50Coffee break
11:00Lightning talks as preparation for breakout sessions:
Lightning Talk A: Dr. Benedetta Albani and Dr. Mariana Dias Paes (both Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory): Challenges of Historical and Archival Research in Data Management
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
Lightning Talk B: Shih-Pei Chen and Pascal Belouin (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science): Toward a Networked Research Infrastructure of Resources and Tools: RISE and SHINE
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
Lightning Talk C: Cora Molloy (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies): Becoming Spiderwoman – Constructing a RDM-Network
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
Lightning Talk D: Paul Trilsbeek (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics): RDM for Language and Related Sciences
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
Lightning Talk E: Dr. Malte Vogl (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science): Managing Mass Data in the Humanities – The Research Project on the History of the Max Planck Society
Slides (MPG-IP-Range)
11:15Breakout sessions following the lightning talks
12:00Short Summaries in plenum
12:30End of workshop


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