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 […]

Video: Enriching metadata – Enriching Research (June 2020)

Recordings from Enriching metadata – Enriching Research are now available online! The webinar series was organized by The Swedish National Heritage Board in collaboration with DH Uppsala and with support from the Europeana Research Grants Programme. The event, which was held in June 2020, was aimed at researchers, students and professionals working with museum and […]

Video: What can AI do for the Humanities and Social Sciences? Methods, Ethics, and Epistemologies Across Disciplines (Virtual Seminar, Sep 9, 2020)

Event recorded on Zoom on the 9th of September 2020. Invited speakers: Jan von Bonsdorff at the Department of Art History David Sumpter at the Department of Information Technology Anna-Sara Lind at the Department of Law (not in the video) Fredrik Wahlberg at the Department of Linguistics and Philology Artificial Intelligence has been trending in […]

Video: Death in a Digital World (Virtual seminar, Sep 4, 2020)

Virtual Seminar recorded on Zoom, 4th September 2020. Also check out the blog post by Yannick! Death in a Digital World: the (re)construction of a Bronze Age tomb from Ayios Vasileios, Greece, using Virtual Reality Speaker: Yannick de Raaff (presenter); project with Sofia Voutsaki, Theo Verlaan, Gary Nobles, with help from the Reality Centre at […]

Death in a Digital World: the (re)construction of a Bronze Age tomb from Ayios Vasileios, Greece, using Virtual Reality

Yannick de Raaff, Groningen Institute of Archaeology, University of Groningen In this blogpost I would like to illustrate how and why we have applied digital techniques (photogrammetry and Virtual Reality) to solve a specific archaeological problem. Our study concerns the architecture of a Bronze Age (early Mycenaean; ca. 1700-1420 BCE) tomb from the North Cemetery […]

CfP – “Integrating Digital History” in Uppsala

The conference “Integrating Digital History, 3rd Digital History in Sweden Conference (DHiS2020)”, has published a Call for Papers. The deadline is on the 2nd of October 2020. Read more on the conference site!

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!

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