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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 […]

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 […]

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!

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:

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 […]

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