Call for 2022 Chevening Fellowship: Digitised manuscripts from Dunhuang and the application of HTR tools to ancient Chinese texts

Come join us for a great opportunity to work at the British Library and find ways of applying cutting-edge technological solutions to ancient manuscripts! In two weeks, on 2 November 2021 at 12:00 (midday) GMT , the call for applications to a Chevening Fellowship on “Automating the recognition of historical Chinese handwritten texts” will close. It is open to Mainland China applicants only and if you are interested, or know someone who might be interested, please make sure you check this link. For one year, starting in September 2022, the fellow will be part of the Digital Research Team, directly benefitting from their expertise and guidance, and will work closely with the Curators of Chinese collections. This is a rare chance to engage with a range of handwritten historical texts in Chinese language from Dunhuang and other associated archaeological sites that have been digitised as part of the International Dunhuang Project . To date, IDP has made images of around 35,000 manuscr

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