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The fifth workshop "Higher Education Programs in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences: Challenges and Perspectives"

This workshop was held at the DHNB Annual conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 15-18 March 2022. The workshop is about different aspects related to higher education programs in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences; whether, what and how they should be organized.

Read more about the conference: Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries Conference 2022 (DHNB) in Uppsala.

Programme

When: 15 March, 10-15 hrs (Stockholm time)
Where: Zoom.

10.00 – 10.10 Welcome to the workshop

10.10 – 10.30 Sayan Bhattacharyya: Digital humanities for technical (STEM) students as a bridge towards critical sense-making See abstract See presentation

10.30 – 10.50 Michael Bourgatte, Laurent Tessier: Using video annotation as a tool for digital humanities awareness See abstract See presentation

10.50 – 11.10 Mauricio A. Castillo: Twine in the classroom: Can visual storytelling become an alternative to research papers? My short answer to this question is: Yes! But with caveats. See abstract See presentation

11.10 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 11.50 Inna Kizhner, Maksim Rumyantsev, Nikita Pikov, Andrey Volodin: Disruptive practices in the humanities: Digital humanities course at Siberian Federal University See abstract See presentation

11.50 – 12.10 Marianne Ping Huang and Koraljka Golub: Expanding DARIAH Teach with Dimpah OERs See abstract See presentation

12.10 – 12.30 Vicky Garnett: Ensuring best practice in accessibility of training materials See abstract See presentation

12.30-13.30 Lunch break

13.30 – 13.45 Mikko Tolonen: Digital Humanities Teaching and Infrastructure at the University of Helsinki  See abstract See presentation

13.45 – 14.00 Jonas Ingvarsson: The Master's programme in Digital Humanities at the University of Gothenburg See abstract See presentation

14.00 – 14.15 Olle Sköld, Anna Foka, and Karl Berglund: The present and future of digital humanities education at Uppsala University See abstract See presentation

14.15 – 14.30 Ahmad Kamal, Nuno Otero and Koraljka Golub: Digital Humanities Master’s Programme at Linnaeus University See abstract

14.30 – 15.00 Discussion (DHNB working group)

 

Call for proposals

Presenters

Participants are encouraged to submit proposals for presentations in the open section of the workshop programme. The presentation should address a specific topic related to the workshop theme and be presented in 10 minutes with minutes Q & A.

Proposal format

Approximately 300 words, submitted to dh.edu.ws@lnu.se by 16 January 2022. Acceptance of papers is decided by the organisers; presenters are notified within a few weeks time.

Workshop themes

  1. The proposed workshop will have six themes as the main focus as below:
    Existing programs, modules or individual courses in Digital Humanities: design, target student groups, content, job market, evaluation, experiences and lessons learned
  2. Currently developed programs, modules or individual courses in Digital Humanities: approaches to the design, target student groups and related issues
  3. Interdisciplinarity in education
  4. Capacity building towards employability
  5. Capacity building towards enhancing visibility of arts and humanities in the sense-making and the human-focus in technology
  6. Cross-disciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences education

Audience

The intended audience include:

  • Teachers and managers at existing and developing Digital Humanities and Social Sciences programs
  • researchers working with topics in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences education
  • professionals who are interested in taking a Digital Humanities and Social Sciences program, modules, or courses

Organizers:

  • Koraljka Golub (primary contact), Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities; iInstitute, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Ahmad Kamal, Department of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Humanities; iInstitute, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Isto Huvila and Olle Sköld, Department of ALM (Archival Science, Library & Information Science, and Museum & Heritage Studies), Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Nuno Otero, Department of Computer Science and Media Technology, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Marianne Ping Huang, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Mikko Tolonen, Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland