Di­gital Hu­man­it­ies Re­search Sem­inar

Autumn 2016 Schedule

Di­gital Hu­man­it­ies Re­search Sem­inar


DH Research Seminar continues at Metsätalo (U40), Lecture Room 13 (3rd floor) [exceptions noted below].


Fall 2016 Schedule

Friday 16.09.16 at 16.15-18 Leo Lahti (University of Turku): Digital humanities, Open Science & Kraków DH2016 conference

Friday 30.09.16 at 16.15-18 Kim Solin (Uppsala University): Existential questions about the digital

Wednesday 5.10.16 at 13.00-18.30 Heldig Kickoff Event (separate programme to follow shortly)

Friday 14.10.16 at 16.15-18 Antti Kanner (University of Helsinki): Contexts and cotexts - What changes when word meaning changes?

Friday 28.10.16 at 16.15-18 Inés Matres (University of Helsinki): on innovation and education. Comment by Miikka Salavuo (Doctorate University of Jyväskylä / Coo Tabletkoulu)

Friday 11.11.16 at 15.15-18 Marco Büchler (Göttingen) on electronic text reuse acquisition with TRACER & Emily Franzini (Göttingen) on Brothers Grimm and the motif research [venue TBC]

Friday 25.11.16 at 16.15-18 Mila Oiva (University of Turku): cultural analytics / Anne Isomursu (University of Helsinki): Hierarchical information management of photographic collections: synthetic and natural archive units

The seminar is open. If you want to join our mailing list, write to mikko.tolonen@helsinki.fi. If you need credits, sign up also at weboodi.


Spring 2016 Schedule

Friday 27.5.2016 at 16.15-18 Holger Kaasik, Digital analysis of medieval liturgical calendars – the case of 14th and 15th century Vatican manuscripts

Friday 13.5.2016 at 16.15-18 Emily Öhman, Multi-dimensional approaches to sentiment analysis

Thursday 12.5.2016 at 15.15: Jaakko Suominen (Professor of Digital Culture, University of Turku): “Digitality and materiality in culture” (in English). Place: Topelia, D112

Wednesday 4.5.2016 at 16.15-18 Professor Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College Dublin), The 1641 Depositions: Records of Massacre, Atrocity & Ethnic Cleansing in Seventeenth-Century Ireland (NB! Venue: Metsätalo (U40), Lecture Room 4 (2nd floor)

Wed 20.4. at 10am Mike Mertens, Dariah & Digital Humanities in Cultural Heritage Research.  Metsätalo, lh 4 (Unioninkatu 40) …https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/humanistinen-tiedekunta-tiedotteet-Digital...

Friday 8.4.2016 at 16.15-18 Professor Caroline Bassett (Sussex Humanities Lab), “Bad representation: or why Digital Humanities hates Cultural Studies”

Wednesday 23.3.2016 at 16.15-18: Wrap up of Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries conference and sharing of Oslo experiences.

Friday 4.3.2016 at 16.15-18: Discussion about Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries conference (15.-17.3.2016) with a chance to introduce one’s own presentation and get feedback.

Friday 19.2.2016 at 16.15-18: Eetu Mäkelä, (all) the (different) Digital Humanities. For this meeting, please read the following article in advance: The Landscape of Digital Humanities

Fall 2015 Schedule

30.10 Antti Kanner, (HY, Finnish language), “A vagrant’s path: tracking the life cycle of a legal term in 19th century newspaper data”. Commentator: Timo Honkela (HY)

13.11 Ylva Grufstedt (HY, History), “The Practice of History in videogames – Historical culture and consciousness in digital and interactive media”. Commentator: Jaakko Stenros (Tampere)

27.11 Eric Malmi (Aalto, Computer Science), “Automatically Reconstructing and Analyzing Family Trees”. Commentator: Tiina Miettinen (UTA, History). [Discussion in Finnish because of genealogical terminology.]

11.12 Erik Henriksson (HY, Greek), “The Language and Meter of Late Greek Poetry: A Computational Approach”. Commentator: Timo Korkiakangas (HY)

18.12. Anna Kajander, (HY, Ethnology), “Digital book culture and the new reading habits”. Commentator: Harri Heikkilä (Aalto)


If any questions, please ask. And, as always, all welcome!