Author attribution workshop on short librettos

In the following post, Dr. Michaela Vance writes about her pilot project undertaken with the CDHU–an author attribution study of Frances Brooke’s libretto, Marian. About six months ago, in a moment of unbridled optimism, I set out to investigate whether the second, performed version of Frances Brooke’s libretto Marian was actually and truly written by […]

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CDHU joins meeting of ‘Neoliberalism in the Nordics’ programme

The Neoliberalism in the Nordics programme, funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, met at the Sigtuna Foundation in February 2022 with 20 participants from the Nordic countries and from similar research programs in the Netherlands and Germany. For three days, research presentations were interspersed with methodological discussion and joint work on research timelines, source texts, and stakeholder-networks. […]

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The CDHU’s involvement in national research infrastructures: Why now and how?

CDHU is a member of three research infrastructure consortia that were awarded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet): SveDigArk, led by Archaeology at UU, HumInfra (led by HumLab at Lund University), and Infravis (via the Centre for Image Analysis at Uppsala University and led by Chalmers University of Technology). In the following post, Director of the centre, […]

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Meet our newest team members at CDHU!

We are happy to begin Autumn 2021 by welcoming several staff members to the CDHU! The research engineers, coordinators, and staff at the Centre for Digital Humanities work together offering consultation, practical, and technical support for world-class research that integrates digital methods and tools. Our staff can support different stages of the research process—from research […]

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West Norse and East Norse Manuscripts in the Digital Age: Short Report of An On-Going Discussion

Alexandra Petrulevich, Department of Scandinavian Languages, Uppsala University Is there a common solution for editing of West Norse and East Norse manuscripts in the digital age? How do digital repositories impact public and scholarly engagement with manuscript material online? Do current mainstream approaches to digitalisation and digital cataloguing necessarily aid researchers to attain innovative and, […]

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Video: Lost in Translation – Video Games Becoming Cultural Heritage? (Nov 18, 2020)

Virtual Seminar recorded on Zoom, 18th of November 2020. Speaker: Lina Eklund, Department of Informatics and Media Lina Eklund is a lecturer in Human Computer Interaction at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University. Lina’s research focuses on the intersections between technology as a designed structure affording behaviour and the agency of users to […]

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Video: Digital Mapping of Diversity and Division in the Swedish Caribbean (Nov 4, 2020)

Virtual Seminar recorded on Zoom, 4th of November 2020. Title: Censuses of Gustavia 1835-1872: Digital Mapping of Diversity and Division in the Swedish Caribbean Speaker: Ale Pålsson, Department of History In recent years, renewed interest in the Swedish-Caribbean colony of St Barthélemy has sparked new research, as well as digitalization efforts to organize and make […]

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On human remains and immersive experiences: A few remarks and concerns

Dr. Agiatis BenardouDigital Curation Unit, ATHENA Research Center and Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business Despite reservations expressed sporadically about the applications of digital methods and immersive technologies (3D modeling, artificial intelligence, augmented and mixed reality) in enhancing, complementing and augmenting human remains for educational or similar purposes in the context of […]

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