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DIGHUMLAB Conference 2017

DIGHUMLAB invites to a one-day conference, where we will put the digital research within the humanities and the social sciences into perspective.

The conference will feature two keynote speakers, presentations of research results obtained by using the DIGHUMLAB infrastructure, and a poster session with presentations of the present research activities within the infrastructure as well as presentations of new perspectives from the Special Interest Groups initiated by DIGHUMLAB.

Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Timothy R. Tangherlini, UCLA, University of California: ‘Culture Analytics: Challenges for Multi-Scale Study’
  • Associate Professor Helle Strandgaard Jensen, Department of History and Classical Studies, Aarhus University: ‘Storing Stuff, Structuring Stories. The power of digital archives in contemporary historiography’

Presentations, posters and demonstrations:

  • Presentations: Research resulting from the use of DIGHUMLAB
  • Demonstrations and posters – from the DIGHUMLAB communities and the SIGs

Programme

  • 10:30 Registration and Coffee
  • 11:00 Opening by Johnny Laursen, dean of the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University
  • 11:10 Keynote: ‘Culture Analytics: Challenges for Multi-Scale Study’ by Timothy R. Tangherlini, Professor, UCLA, University of California
  • 12:00 Introducing DIGHUMLAB by Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard, Project Manager, DIGHUMLAB
  • 12:15 Presentations: Research resulting from the use of DIGHUMLAB
    • Theme 3, VILA: ‘Interaction and Design Studies: Infrastructures for Big Video’ by Thomas Ryberg, Professor, and Jacob Davidsen, Assistant Professor, Aalborg University
    • Theme 3, Mobile Labs: ‘Interaction Studies: The Digital Days 2017’ by Bill Davey, Associate Professor, UCN Aalborg
  • 12:45 Lunch
  • 13:30 Presentations: Research resulting from the use of DIGHUMLAB
    • Theme 1: ‘Research Results based on the CLARIN Infrastructure’ by Bente Maegaard, Senior Executive Adviser, University of Copenhagen
    • Theme 2a: ‘Results from exploring the archived web’ by Niels Brügger, Professor with Special Responsibilities, Aarhus University
    • Theme 2b: ‘Rewriting Danish Music History via LARM.fm’ by Henrik Smith Sivertsen, Research Librarian, PhD, Royal Danish Library
  • 14:45 Poster Slam
  • 15:00 Coffee
  • 15:15 Demonstrations and posters – from the DIGHUMLAB communities and the SIGs
  • 16:00 Keynote: ‘Storing Stuff, Structuring Stories. The power of digital archives in contemporary historiography’ by Helle Strandgaard Jensen, Associate Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies, Aarhus University
  • 16:50 Closing by Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard, Project Manager, DIGHUMLAB 
  • 17:00 Informal networking over a glass of wine

DIGHUMLAB is a digital ecosystem supporting research and competence building within the humanities and the social sciences in Denmark. It offers access to a range of tools and supporting activities organized in communities.

DIGHUMLAB is the Danish representative in the two European ERICs:

Presently the communities represented in DIGHUMLAB are:

Find the conference programme with abstracts and bio of keynote speakers here

Conference details

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07/11/2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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