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Open Secrets: Using Google to Uncover Global Crimes

16 Joseph Henry House

From bystander videos of police violence in the U.S. to satellite images revealing potential mass graves in Sudan, there is an unprecedented amount of information available to anyone with an internet connection. Online open source investigation is becoming mainstream and, combined with traditional journalistic methods, can be a powerful new form of accountability and explanatory […]

Introduction to Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR)

Firestone Library, Floor B

In this session participants will learn the tools and workflows that make the automatic text recognition of manuscripts and other historical documents possible. Participants will be introduced to the technology and will have the opportunity to practice with digitized Special Collections materials in a hands-on workshop. Registration is required. This workshop is being offered as […]

Scenario for a Past Future and Avant-Garde Immersive Worlds, a panel discussion

Hurley Gallery, Lewis Arts complex

This panel discussion will take place within the virtual space of the exhibition, Scenario for a Past Future. In conversation with architect Hani Rashid and architectural historian Daniela Fabricius, artist Josephine Meckseper, former Belknap Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and Department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton, will discuss the modernist models for immersive […]

PISC nº4: “Suret-i hall ve fasl: The Ottoman Central Government’s Quest for a General ‘Way of Solution’ to Land Question”

102 Jones Hall Princeton

The Princeton Islamic Studies Colloquium is a forum at Princeton University for workshopping students’ and guest scholars’ works-in-progress in Islamic Studies and related fields. Abstract: This chapter, which is a part of an ongoing research project, examines the Ottoman central government’s policies regarding the “land question” in the “Six Provinces” (Vilayat-ı Sitte) during the period […]

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