The ERC Consolidator project ‘Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks – The Republic of Letters as a Pan-European Knowledge Society’ (SKILLNET), under the direction of Dr Dirk van Miert, conducts research into the ideal of sharing knowledge within early modern scholarly networks in Europe by applying social network analysis and text mining techniques to the metadata and full-text data of large quantities of manuscript and printed letters from the period 1500-1800.
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6 September 2022
Figure 1: Albertine Agnes’ Correspondence Network. The Republic of Letters has been understood as a distinctly male phenomenon, with some notable exceptions of women participating...
8 July 2022
A call for papers for this conference is currently open. More information via this link. More information on the conference will follow soon.
8 July 2022
Digital approaches to the Republic of Letters: network research, text mining, and infrastructures Utrecht University, 17-18 November (Thursday & Friday) Key-note speakers and provisional...
10 June 2022
Het ERC SKILLNET project over de Republiek der Letteren zoekt iemand die kan helpen om namen van briefschrijvers uit de periode 1400-1815 te identificeren. Toelichting: SKILLNET is...