Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


Workshop Digital Humanities

Registration is closed. On Wednesday 30 October, there will be a workshop on Digital Humanities during the NISIS Autumn School. In this workshop, participants can get familiar with the programming language Python. The full program can be found below. For the workshop, participants must bring their own laptops, but no installations are required beforehand. In order to…

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Autumn School “Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies in the Digital Age”

Registration is closed. In 2012, the noted scholar of literature and digital humanist Jerome McGann wrote than “traditional programs are graduating Ph.D. students with no programmatic training in the tools and resources that have already become a regular part of their scholarly and educational lives… If our curricula and students are to be taken seriously…

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Workshop: “Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies in Dialogue”

Co-organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES) and the Netherlands Interuniversity School of Islamic Studies (NISIS) 24 May 2019, University of Amsterdam, 1:30-5pm Islamic and Middle Eastern studies are cognate academic disciplines, but scholars in both fields often go about their research in relative isolation from each other. Various reasons account for…

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