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Awards for DFG/NEH Bilateral Symposia and Workshops

April 8, 2009 | By Jason Rhody

We are pleased to announce the awardees from the DFG/NEH Bilateral Symposia and Workshops program. This program offers support for digital humanities projects funded by NEH in collaboration with the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V., DFG) in Germany. These grants require collaboration between U.S. and German entities and provide funding for up to two joint symposia or workshops in the area of digital humanities.

The grants were awarded to:

  • The "Big Digs" Go Digital (American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the German Archaeological Institute), on the application of digital technologies to better preserve, study, and make accessible the data from large-scale, long-term archaeological digs.
  • New methods for working with old languages: Corpus Linguistics and the future of Textual Scholarship (Tufts University and Humboldt University in Berlin), on state-of-the-art computing in field of classical philology and cyberinfrastructure for the study of historical linguistic sources.
  • Digital Music Notation Data Model and Prototype Delivery System (University of Virginia and Universities of Paderborn and Detmold), on developing methods, standards, and software for a scholarly music notation system.
  • Epigraphic Interoperability Workshops (New York University and Heidelberg University Academy of Sciences), on developing interoperability for important digital resources dedicated to the study of Greek and Roman antiquity.


More details are available in the NEH Funded Projects Library. Congratulations to the awardees.