The Digital Humanities Blog

A blog about the Master Programme in Digital Humanities at Uppsala University

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New year and new opportunities

Next week a new academic year for the Masters program in Digital Humanities starts. The first year students at the program start their first course Introduction to Digital Humanities. During the course they will be welcomed by Olle Sköld, who is coordinator for the program. The programs first year will initially be held in a […]

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Thesis time!

This is a guest blog post by programme director Olle Sköld that was written at the beginning of the summer of 2020 . The academic year is at an end and it is time for some well-earned time off for both students and faculty at the DH master’s program at Uppsala University. The past two […]

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Data curation

Today I participated in a lab in the course Distant reading over Zoom about Data Curation headed by Karl Berglund. In the data curation lab the students will learn how to automatically manage and manipulate digital texts in different ways. We will depart from examples of Python code in Jupyter Notebook and, among other things, […]

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Distant Reading

Yesterday the last course of the semester started for the students of the Digital Humanities program. It is called Distant reading and is headed by researcher and librarian Karl Berglund. The core of the course is that it introduces and discusses tools and methods for what is known as distant reading; i.e., computer-supported and quantitative analyses […]

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Collaboration: Department of Archaeology and Ancient history

This is a guest post by Daniel Löwenborg, researcher and senior lecturer at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient history. Digital Archaeology Archaeology has a long tradition of working interdisciplinary and have been using digital technology extensively, especially since GIS (geographical information systems) became more widely available in the 1990s. Since archaeological information is inherently […]

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Theories and Methods in Digital Humanities

Today the students start one of their most important courses in the Masterprogramme in Digital Humanities: Theories and Methods in Digital Humanitites. Course Coordinator is Olle Sköld and Nadya Charapan. Olle is also the programme coordinator for the programme as a whole. You can read more about Nadya on the blog here. After completing the […]

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