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The Political Dimension of Scholarship in Times of Great Upheaval

Some thoughts on questions of social responsibility, detachment and progress in academia.

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Ist das Wissenschaft oder kann das weg?

Essay that poses the question whether the Digital Humanities can be considered an academic discipline in their own right.

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The Quote That Never Was

Anecdote about scholarly misconduct and the pitfalls of Wikipedia. Chronicles a quote from the philosopher Hans Vaihinger that never quite existed.

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Thinking in Practice: Workshop Report

Workshop report about “Thinking in Practice”, hosted by the Modelling DH project in January 2017 in Cologne.

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Humanities = Geisteswissenschaften?

A look at the different nuances of “humanities” and “Geisteswissenschaften” in the context of DH.

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To Be in DH Is To Be Under Attack

Spontaneous reply to the LA Review of Books article “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities” by Daniel Allington, Sarah Brouillette, David Golumbia.

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Explorer, Trader, Conqueror? On the Role of the Digital Editor

Poster presented with Frederike Neuber at the DiXiT Convention 2. It illustrates the role of the digital editor within the “professional myth” of the Digital Humanities, first put forth by Willard McCarty.