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The Digital Environmental Humanities

Research project This project explores the intersections between the digital humanities and the environmental humanities.

This project explores the intersections between the digital humanities and the environmental humanities. The project has several components: - "Digital Natures" - a pilot research project - "Ant Spider Bee: Exploring the Digital Environmental Humanities" - a collaboratively edited international research blog, http://antspiderbee.net - A series of visits to leading international digital humanities institutions in 2012-2014

Project overview

Project period:

2012-01-01 2015-12-31

Participating departments and units at Umeå University

Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious studies

Research area

History, History of ideas

Project description

This project explores the intersections between the digital humanities and the environmental humanities.

The project has several components:
- "Digital Natures" - a pilot research project exploring the impact of digital media on our understanding and experience of nature, as well as the potential uses of digital research tools in environmental humanities scholarship.
- "Ant Spider Bee: Exploring the Digital Environmental Humanities" - a collaboratively edited international research blog edited by Finn Arne Jørgensen, Kimberly Coulter (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society) and Wilko Hardenberg (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society). The website can be found at http://antspiderbee.net
- A series of visits to leading international digital humanities institutions in 2012-2014, funded by a HUMfak internationalization grant. These institutions include Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia; Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University; Center for Digital Humanities, University of California, Los Angeles; Spatial History Lab, Stanford University; metaLAB, Harvard University; Department of Digital Humanities, King's College, London; Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximillian University, Munich.