Category Archives: digital humanities

Through a mirror, darkly: reflections on encoding archaeo-historical farmstead data

Tweet Written by Gísli Pálsson, postgraduate student at Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Umea University It is a truism nowadays to say that an archaeological site is embedded in extensive networks of relations. But just what are the … Continue reading

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Thoughts and reflections from the Digital Humanities II course

Tweet During the fall of 2016 Humlab offered the PhD course Digital Humanities II. The course participants were allocated resources (software, technical assistance and supervision) in order to carry out individual digital projects aligned with the doctoral research plan. The … Continue reading

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Vad händer med alla elektroniska prylar när vi inte längre vill ha dem?

Tweet Nyligen genomfördes konferensen ”From Media to Materialities. Mapping the afterlife of digital technologies” vid HUMlab, Umeå universitet. Konferensen samlade ett 30-tal svenska och internationella forskare som alla intresserar sig för vad som händer med det elektronikavfall (e-avfall) som följer … Continue reading

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Why HUMlab? — A talk with Zephyr Frank and Fred Turner

Tweet Stanford professors Zephyr Frank and Fred Turner are both part of the Media Places research programme, and have visited HUMlab on several occasions. What are the challenges of working with international research projects? And how did the Umeå/Stanford collaboration … Continue reading

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“It is people who create successful creative environments”

Tweet More and more organisations are coming to realise the importance of creative work and want to get people with different experience and competence to meet. But how can we work to produce a successful creative environment? Emma Ewadotter, Karin … Continue reading

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Digital tools for humanistic research

Tweet HUMlab employees Fredrik Palm and Roger Mähler develop technical solutions that support humanistic research. “Humanistic research projects create data that generally require a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods to be able to be analysed. This means that there … Continue reading

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