Public lecture by Johannes Preiser Kapeller: “Narratives and Networks: digital approaches towards the reconstruction of past connectivity”
The National and University Library in Zagreb and Institute of Art History are organising a public lecture by Johannes Preiser Kapeller, Ph.D., from the Institute for Medieval Research, Division of Byzantine Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, entitled Narratives and Networks: digital approaches towards the reconstruction of past connectivity.
The lecture will be held on Wednesday, 27 April 2016, in the Library’s conference hall on the mezzanine floor, starting at 12.00.
It will present the latest methods and technologies advocated and promoted by the international academic community and researchers, in relation to the activities of the pan-European consortium DARIAH – Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.
This event has been organised as part of a special project conducted by the Institute of Art History ARTNET – Art groups, art associations and collaborative art practices in the 20th and 21st century, which is funded by the Croatian Science Foundation.
The lecture will be presented in the English language and is open to the general public.
Johannes Preiser-Kapeller was born in 1977. In 2006 he received his Ph.D. degree in Byzantine Studies from the University of Vienna. He is now Senior Research Associate at the Division for Byzantine Research at the Institute for Medieval Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Lecturer at the University of Vienna. He is also supervisor on the projects Complexities and Networks in the Medieval Mediterranean and Near East (COMMED) and Mapping medieval conflicts: a digital approach towards political dynamics in the pre-modern period (MEDCON). His research interests particularly focus on Byzantine history in relation to the general history of the medieval period, the analysis of social and spatial networks as well as on complexity theory-related research.