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Digital Approaches to Research in Humanities and Social Sciences

Join us to discuss the successes and frustrations of your digital research!

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Onsdag 30. oktober 2019,  kl. 09:15 - 16:00






This workshop will serve as a forum for reflection on the glories and challenges of building digital collaborations, embedding best digital practice in individual research, maintaining digital infrastructures, and coping with the possibilities and constraints of the digital medium.

A series of internal and external speakers will discuss personal experiences as well as international trends.

This workshop is open to anyone with interest in digital research.


Morning Session 1 - “Research standards and collaboration”

9:15 - 9:30 - Welcome & Icebreaker activity

9:30 - 9:55 Trust but verify: implications of the reproducibility crisis on technology and practice in HASS disciplines Shawn Ross

9:55 - 10:20 Lessons learned from Data Analysis projects in Natural Language Processing with Japanese and Security Studies data -- Shell Scripts, Jupyter Notebooks, and the value of doctests Brian Ballsun-Stanton 

10:20 - 10:45 Epigraphy.info and the Distributed Text Services. Collaboration with standards Pietro Liuzzo


10:45-11:00 Coffee Break


Morning Session 2 - “Digital research”

11:00 - 11:25 Raising the dead; technical implications Katrine Frøkjær Baunvig

11:25 - 11:50 DISSINET experiences and challenges in transforming history into spatial and network data Tomáš Hampejs and Adam Mertel

11:50 - 12:15 Some challenges to coordinated, collaborative, and cross-cultural ethnographic work Benjamin Purzycki

12:15 - 12:40 Social media data triangulation - The Danish HPV controversy as an example Marie Louise Tørring


12:40 - 13:30 - Lunch


Afternoon Session - "Social Dynamics in the Ancient Mediterranean research group showcase"

13:30 - 13:45 Petrified voices: the evolution of the Graeco-Roman epigraphic production in space and time Petra Heřmánková

13:45 - 14:00 Social dynamics in the ancient Mediterranean and the cultural evolution of moralizing religions: a text-mining approach Vojtěch Kaše

14:00 - 14:15 Analysis with graph representation of complex networks in R: the case of Group of Twenty countries Antonio Rivero Ostoic

14:15 - 14:30 Small data - Big Challenges: the goals and mission of the SDAM project Adela Sobotkova


14:30 - 15:00 - Coffee break


15:00 - 16:00 “Discuss your digital endeavours & eResearch speed dating!” social activity


16:00 End of Workshop



Adéla Sobotkova, Antonio Rivero Ostoic, Vojtech Kase and Petra Hermankova. Funding provided by CEDHAR.

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