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The future of Digital Humanities research

Time Thursday 3 October, 2019 at 09:00 - 17:00
Place Humlab

Welcome to a research day focused on Digital humanities! During the day, two keynotes and a range of shorter talks by affiliated researchers will be presented. The purpose of this day is to discuss digital humanities as a research field and how it will develop in the future. 


The future of Digital Humanities research – DH today and tomorrow

09.00–09.15 Coffee

09.15–09.30 Opening remarks from Stefan Gelfgren

09.30–10.30 HUMLAB TALK
Keynote speaker: Andreas Fickers
’Inside the Trading Zone: Thinkering at C²DH digital history Lab’

10.30–10.45 Coffee

10.45–12.00 Short presentations by affiliated researchers

Pelle Snickars: “DH & Media Studies”
Daniel Kjellander: “Constraints in Lexical Blending: why Blends make a strong case for a Cognitive Linguistics Perspective”
Gavin Feller: “Mormon Media”
Annika Egan Sjölander: “Communication for sustainability in the Anthropocene”
Jesper Enbom: “Political Surveillance with Consent? Voter Data Collection and Microtargeting in Swedish Political Parties”
Moa Sandström: “Decolonising Sámi Artivism”
Satish Patel: “Multi-modal dissemination of DH research”

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.00–14.00 HUMLAB TALK
Keynote speaker: Virginia Dignum 
“AI@Umu and beyond"     

14:00–15.00 Short presentations by affiliated researchers 

Philip Buckland: “Databases and stuff”
Eavan O'Dochartaigh “Arctic Visible: Picturing Indigenous Communities in the Nineteenth-Century Western Arctic”
Johan Jarlbrink: “Hard drive archaeology”
Per Sandström: “Building bridges between knowledge systems and over highways towards connected landscapes”
Ben Martin: “The ‘Culture’ of International Society: Using Digital Text Analysis for the Intellectual History of Cultural Diplomacy”

15.00–15.30 Coffee

15.30-17.00 HUMLAB HITS
“Digital Humanities – then, now and in the future”
Panel discussion with the Humlab Scientific Advisory Board

Organizer: Humlab
Event type: Conference
Fredrik Norén
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Evelina Liliequist
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Maria Eriksson
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