On memories and methods

On memories and methods

Last year I had the opportunity to present a paper when our research group, now called ETCBC, was celebrating its 40th birthday (October 31, 2017). In March I will participate in a symposium on the use of text databases in biblical scholarship, organized at the...

Workshop: Linked Data & Syriac Studies

Workshop: Linked Data & Syriac Studies

The Eep Talstra Centre for Bible and Computer (ETCBC) organized a workshop on Linked Data and Syriac Sources held at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam (12-13 March 2018). The event was related to the ETCBS Research Pilot Project LinkSyr: Linking Syriac Data and...

Text-hierarchic trees in the ETCBC database

Text-hierarchic trees in the ETCBC database

Textual hierarchy The topmost linguistic level in the ETCBC analysis deals with textual hierarchy: decoding the linguistic cohesion of a written text. The point of departure is the assumption that a text is not just a linear arrangement of clauses, but that these...

Upcoming Spring Colloquiums

Upcoming Spring Colloquiums

The ETCBC would like to welcome all who are interested to our upcoming colloquiums throughout the Spring semester. We will have a variety of speakers, touching on topics such as Hebrew vocabulary training and statistical approaches to diachronic Hebrew language...

ETCBC≥40 Livestream

ETCBC≥40 Livestream

On 31 October starting at 2:00 pm CET (9:00 AM EST), the ETCBC will livestream the main program of ETCBC≥40: Celebrating 40 Years of Bible and Computer. The event features presentations by researchers and guests of the ETCBC, beginning with a special presentation by...

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