Digital diasporas: an overview of the research areas of migration and new media through a narrative literature review

By Dr. Kerstin B Andersson, Dept. of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University / Swedish Council of Higher Education I’m a media anthropologist and Indologist, currently working on the Indian diaspora and communication. During the last couple of years, I have focused my research on the distinct field of migration and the use of new media and social […]

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School 2019

By Amalia Juneström, Department of ALM, Uppsala University My name is Amalia, and I’m a PhD student from the Department of ALM at Uppsala University. Thanks to a grant from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences – which allows researchers to attend the annual summer school for the digital humanities […]

Towards mining the history of the active patient – an ongoing pilot study

By Ylva Söderfeldt, Department of History of Ideas, Uppsala University Patient organizations are today available for any illness. They range from small, informal self-help networks to large, well-funded associations. Although they possess quite significant power, as intermediaries between patients and healthcare providers for instance, or as lobbyists in the political sphere, they have been mostly […]

Uppsala University joins DARIAH EU as cooperating partner

By Karolina Andersdotter, Digital Methods Librarian, Uppsala University Library. In the end of May 2019 Uppsala University was appointed Cooperating Partner of DARIAH EU. DARIAH stands for Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities and is a pan-european infrastructure for arts and humanities scholars working with computational methods. DARIAH EU consists of 17 member […]

Art history in digital humanities: where an “X marks the spot” in time and space

A guest  interview with Stuart Dunn, by Dr. Zeta Xekalaki, reposted here with the permission of Archaeology and the Arts Magazine Digital humanities as a trend has been central in modern scholarship, including art history. The extraordinary development of digital methods and applications aiming in representing, mapping and preserving data seems to change heritage and […]

Linguistic Atlas Project (1977-Present): An Interview with Bill Kretzschmar

About the guest:  Bill Kretzschmar is Harry and Jane Willson Professor in Humanities at the University of Georgia and is a visiting professor at the University of Oulu in Finland. He edited the American Linguistic Atlas Project for 34 years, the oldest national research project to survey how people speak differently across the country, which […]

Capture: An ERC consolidator project

As the documentation of data has generally improved — albeit not always and everywhere — it has become increasingly apparent that knowing what data is, is not really enough.