Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2020 (DHN2020)
March 17, 2020 - March 20, 2020
The annual conference, “Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries”, aims to provide an overview of research, education and communication about the interdisciplinary field of digital humanities from the Nordic to the Baltic region, and beyond.
In its 5th year, the conference will focus on interdisciplinary connections and methodological links between digital humanities and digital social sciences. Striving to acknowledge productive interconnections between the disciplines, DHN2020 aims to inspire a broad consideration of knowledge sharing and debates inspired by various forms and results of interdisciplinary cooperation.
Special topics include, but are not limited to the following:
- Digital humanities and data journalism, digital political and social research, digital discourse analysis and media studies. Possible cross-point areas: fake news and the spread of misinformation, semantic technologies, digital activism, digital forensics, ethical challenges in data-driven social media research, big data and media monitoring, news archives, and research data archiving
- Human-computer interaction and AI challenges in digital humanities and social sciences
- Digitally born data: web archiving, web research, web history, digital cultural heritage and folklore
- Digital approaches to studying, teaching and the revitalisation of endangered and small languages and indigenous cultures
- Digital research services in libraries, archives and museums
- Participatory research methods, citizen humanities/citizen science, crowdsourcing and communication in digital humanities and heritage studies
- Digital language resources (e.g. historical texts, parliamentary records, speech and multimodal corpora, social media data, etc.) and tools for digital humanities and social sciences (e.g. linking data across domains, media and languages).