Digital artefacts

Michael Neiß, Department of Archaeology & Ancient History, Uppsala University Data science has brought an exciting new range of methods to humanities research, using computational techniques, such as GIS, 3D-documentation and databases that contain data sets of increasing quantity and complexity. Yet, as digital archaeology is expanding, it is also fragmenting into ever more specialised […]

Historical cartography as a platform for exploration

Virginia Boyero is an associate producer at Massive Entertainment – A Ubisoft Studio. Independently from Massive she is a participant of the Kulturarvsinkubator from Riksantikvarieämbetet with her project on historical cartography. I have always been fascinated by maps. With the abundance of digitized materials from museums, archives and libraries all around the world, exploring the […]

The DigMus Project: newly funded project through Nordplus

Nordplus is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ collaborative programme that fosters the cooperation and exchange in the area of lifelong learning and training in the Baltic and Nordic region. To address the current regional needs, every second year Nordplus introduces a new thematic focus for the application call. The highlight of the 2019-2020 round was […]

Webinars on digitalised collections 2020: Enriching research – enriching metadata

In June, DH Uppsala and The National Heritage Board of Sweden will organise a series of open webinars in June and a workshop this autumn aimed at PhD students, other researchers and museum professionals interested in learning more about using metadata in digitalised collections. More information, programme, and invited speakers here: https://www.raa.se/in-english/events-seminars-and-cultural-experiences/workshop-on-digitised-collections-enriching-research-enriching-metadata/ Welcome!

Seminarium: The Virtual Museum med Johan Eriksson och Per Widén

Seminarium från 20/11 2017 med Johan Eriksson och Per Widén, Konstvetenskapliga institutionen vid Uppsala universitet. Language: Swedish

Paradata – can you tell us what it is? Latest news from ERC CAPTURE

By: Lisa Börjesson/CAPTURE Project Although the mantra of the CAPTURE project staff is that we’re curious about everything that could possibly count as information about data production and management processes, the researchers and professionals we meet have a different interest: What is paradata? And can you tell us how it relates to metadata? Most are […]

Working across philology, landscape archaeology, and digital humanities

I started out as an Assyriologist*, specializing in the world of cuneiform, a script in broad use across much of the Middle East from c. 3,300 BC until c. 100 AD. Not too many are studying it, and relatively few of that exclusive lot were doing much with a computer. Later, for my doctorate, I […]

Student posts at the DH Master’s blog

Maureen Ikhianosen Onwugbonu and Aikaterini Charalampopoulou, students at the DH Master’s Programme, recently published reports on their internships at Museum Gustavianium. Read them here:

Workshop – forska på och berika digitala samlingar

Är du forskare eller museiintendent och vill få bättre förståelse för hur forskning kan berika ett museums digitala samling? I sådana fall får du inte missa Riksantikvarieämbetets och Digital Humaniora Uppsala universitets workshop den 10-12 juni. Workshoppen kommer innehålla inspirerande exempel, praktiska råd och inte minst grupparbeten där forskare och museipersonal får möjlighet att tillsammans […]

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 […]

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