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The sixth workshop: "Cross-university collaboration in Digital Humanities & Social Science (DHSS) and Digital Humanities & Cultural Heritage (DHCH) Education"

This workshop is part of the DHNB Annual Conference, held online through 8-10 March, 2023.

The workshop – the sixth of its kind – focuses on higher education in the digital humanities (DH), aiming at pedagogical development and infrastructure building. Workshop participants will share their DH teaching and administrative experiences, including discussions of strategies, tools, platforms, evaluations, outcomes, and problems.

Read more about the conference: Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (DHNB) Conference 2023.


When: 7 March 2023, 8.30 – 12.30 (CET)
Where: Zoom

8.30 – 8.40 Welcome and introductions
8.40 – 9.15 Presentation of DHNB Higher Education working group survey
9.15 – 10.15 Presentations and discussions for accepted papers from open call (see below)
10.15 – 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 – 11.30 Presentations on main initiatives
11.30 – 12.00 Directed discussion emerging from the main session
12.00 – 12.30 Concluding discussion, including options for co-operation

Workshop themes

  • Collaborations/exchanges in digital humanities (DH) instruction
  • Project-based/problem-based DH education
  • Interdisciplinary/cross-disciplinary/cross-sectoral/international cooperation in DH education
  • Existing programs, modules or individual courses in DH (e.g., design, target student groups, content, job market, evaluation, experiences, lessons-learned)
  • Currently developed programs, modules or individual courses in DH (e.g., design choices, target student groups, resource management, related issues)
  • Capacity building for student employability

Call for papers

Candidates are invited to submit their proposals for a presentation. The presentations will be held in the workshop’s open period segment. The presentation should address a specific topic related to the workshop’s themes.

Proposals should be 300 words in length and are to be submitted to by 15 January 2023. Proposals will be reviewed by the workshop organizers. Presenters will be notified of acceptance the following week.


Ahmad Kamal (primary contact), Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities; iInstitute, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Jonas Ingvarsson (primary contact), Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, Faculty of Humanities; University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Koraljka Golub, Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities; iInstitute, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Isto Huvila, Olle Sköld and Anna Foka Department of ALM (Archival Science, Library & Information Science, and Museum & Heritage Studies), Uppsala University, Sweden
Marianne Ping Huang, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark
Mikko Tolonen, Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland 


The intended audience of this workshop are course instructors and programme managers for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences (DHSS) and Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage (DHCH) programs; researchers working on DHSS/DHCH education; professionals interested in DHSS/DHCH program, courses, or modules.