The Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut (DHI-B) 2017 is starting tomorrow. There is a large cohort of AMICAL members participating in this event, but if you aren’t able to attend in person, you can still watch the two keynotes live.
Friday, 10 March, 9:30–11:00 (see local time)
Digital Humanities in the Arab World: Current Context and Future Perspectives
David Joseph Wrisley, Associate Professor of English (AUB) and Visiting Associate Professor of Digital Humanities (NYU Abu Dhabi)
Saturday, 10 March, 9:30–11:00 (see local time)
Automatic Recognition of Proper Nouns in Arabic?
التعرف الآلي على أسماء العلم باللغة العربية؟
Ghassan Mourad, Professor of Computational Linguistics (Lebanese University)
Note that the Friday keynote will be in English, while the one on Saturday will be in Arabic with simultaneous English interpretation.
The link to watch livestream is http://www.aub.edu.lb/live