Conference, Workshop and Hackathon

Professorial Career Patterns Reloaded – Data, Methods and Analysis of Digital Humanities Research in the Field of Early Modern Academic History

Early Modern Professorial Career Patterns
Main-Conference: 27 –28 October 2021
Hackathon: 28.10.–02.12.2021
Workshop: 01 –02 December 2021
register here for the conference

Hackathon (November 2021) and Workshop (10.12.2021 postponed)

After the final conference we will run a hackathon, the results of which will be presented in a workshop on December 1st and 2nd. The aim of the workshop and hackathon is to enrich the research ontology developed in the project with regard to further data sources and interoperability for further projects.


  • Integration of further prosopographic data (e.g. professor catalogs)
  • Experiment using Geovistory: RDF-Daten für die Weiterverarbeitung aus Tabellen aufbereiten (David Knecht & Francesco Beretta, Kleio Lab GmbH) Folien
  • Discussion of the project vocabulary e.g. by annotation with relevant classes and properties of Foundational Ontologies
  • Data import into research ontology (SPARQL queries)
  • Period: November 2021
  • Coordination: Thomas Riechert (

Workshop agenda for 10.12.2021

  • 10.12.2021 - 9:00 - 10:00 Presentation of the research ontology with the data Helmstedt, Leipzig and Bamberg (Thomas Riechert)
  • 10.12.2021 - 10:00 - 12:00 Workshop Geovistory (David Knecht, Francesco Beretta)
  • Mittagspause
  • 10.12.2021 - 13:00 - 14:00 Presentation of the process for creating the research ontology, incl. a presentation of the tools (Thomas Riechert, Edgard Marx)
  • 10.12.2021 - 14:00 - 14:30 Hackathon conclusion with arrangements for the import of further data sources (Thomas Riechert)

Platforms, tools, documents :