Digital Humanities Workshop

What is Digital Humanities? How can digital techniques and tools support research, lead to new avenues of inquiry, and facilitate public engagement? Find out at the

Digital Humanities Workshop:

Digital approaches, tools and techniques in the humanities

University of Aberdeen, Sir Duncan Rice Library

15th–16th June 2017

Synopsis:

This workshop, funded by the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, will bring together invited speakers and participants from Britain and beyond who are experts in Digital Humanities (DH) and who will provide an introduction to DH. The workshop is mainly aimed at researchers from the humanities who do not have an in-depth knowledge about DH. It will provide an overview of digital approaches and highlight why digital techniques and tools are useful to the humanities. At the same time, challenges in DH will be discussed. Speakers include Prof. Marc Alexander, Dr Justin Colson, Prof. Koenraad De Smedt, Dr Edda Frankot, Prof. Jonathan Hope, Prof. Ed Welch, and Dr Adam Wyner.

Contact & Booking:

Please contact Dr Anna Havinga (anna.havinga@abdn.ac.uk) for further information and registration. The workshop is free but places are limited. Registration is open until 31 May 2017; places are given away on a first come, first served basis.

Programme & Abstracts:

DH_Workshop_UoA_ProgrammeAndAbstracts

Presentation Slides:

EddaFrankotEtAl_MedievalAberdeen
JustinColson_DigitalSpatialHumanities
AdamWyner_TextualInterrogationCycle
JonathanHope_TextAnalysisInLiteraryStudies
KoenraadDeSmedt_CLARIN