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The project SeNeReKo has two objectives:

  • Gain insights about processes of interreligious exchange from historical sources, and
  • apply recent computational text analysis techniques.

The digitalization of historical sources created new possibilities for storing and processing them. But the analytical potential is still far from being fully utilized. SeNeReKo is a playing ground for the adaption and development of new methods, bringing together information technology, computer linguistics, and the humanities. Our aim are only answers to the research questions at hand, but also insights for interdisciplinary research and best practices for future projects.

SeNeReKo is a joint research project of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at the Ruhr-University Bochum and the Trier Center for Digital Humanities (TCDH). It is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Picture of SENEREKO Research Project awarded

By Ulf Plessentin on Tue 13 Oct 2015 06:02:25 PM

Simone Gerhards and Frederik Elwert, both researchers in the CERES project SeNeReKo, won the first prize with their picture "Word Network". The picture contest was organised by the Ruhr-University Bochum, in order to promote the visibility of science. ...

CERES Researcher awarded

By Ulf Plessentin on Fri 10 Apr 2015 12:25:24 PM

Dr. Frederik Elwert has been awarded for the best dissertation 2015 by the Deutschen Vereinigung für Religionswissenschaft (DVRW - German Association for the Study of Religion). Frederik Elwert completed his PhD-project at the Center for Religious ...

Ceres stellt sich vor (XV)

By Marek Firlej on Fri 05 Sep 2014 10:19:22 AM

Die religiösen Netzwerke wachsen: Das SeNeReKo-Projekt hat Mitte des Jahres Verstärkung bekommen. Simone Gerhards arbeitet gerade noch an ihrer Dissertation zum Thema Schlaf in altägyptischen Texten und Sven Sellmer lehrt Indologie an der Adam-Mickiewicz ...

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