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Corpus of Czech Verse

The Corpus of Czech verse contains more than 75,000 Czech poems from the 19th and the beginning of 20th century. Each lexical unit is provided with information about its basic word form (lemma), phonetic transcription and grammatical categories; each verse line is provided with information about its type of metre (iamb, trochee, etc.), length (n-foot), type

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The Prague Spring Archive

The University of Texas at Austin Libraries have partnered with the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies to digitize archival materials from the LBJ Presidential Archive’s collections and make them accessible via a portal created with Scalar. The project can be viewed here: The portal contains links to

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AVANT-GARDES AND ÉMIGRÉS is a research initiative and prototype online environment at Yale University dedicated to the study of Russian and East European avant-gardists and émigrés in the twentieth century.   Through this approach we intend to foreground the continuity of Russian Formalism, structuralism, and semiotics with theories of Digital Humanities entering critical discourse today.

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Central Eurasian Muslim Population Project (CEMPP)

   CEMPP seeks to combine qualitative and quantitative scholarship in a comprehensive effort to achieve innovative results never before attained in its cultural and historical area of attention. It will create, first of all, a unique digital research resource based on a virtually untapped source—the метрические книги (metrical books, or parish registers), from which wide-ranging

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Blue Mountain Project: Historic Avant-Garde Periodicals for Digital Research

The Blue Mountain Project is the common work of scholars, librarians, curators, and digital humanities researchers whose mission is to create a freely available digital repository of important, rare, and fragile texts that both chronicle and embody the emergence of cultural modernity in the West. It also features the two Czech journals Umělecký mĕsíčník and Volné směry. Drawing

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Project for the Study of Dissidence and Samizdat

The Electronic Archive “Project for the Study of Dissidence and Samizdat” (PSDS) includes the database of Soviet samizdat periodicals, electronic editions of selected samizdat journals, illustrated timelines of dissident movements, and interviews with activists. The Project aims to make rare materials more widely available and to provoke questions about the trajectories of groups and individuals

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