Inaugural Digital Humanities Stockholm Event

As part of the new collaboration between Kungliga tekniska högskolan (the Royal Institute of Technology) and Kungliga biblioteket (the National Library of Sweden), the inaugural Digital Humanities Stockholm event took place on January 29, 2019 at Kungliga biblioteket. The event encouraged open discussion and focused on combining critical perspectives with constructive engagement. The speakers included Marc Alexander, Dag Avango, Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Anna Dahlgren, Karin Hansson, Lorna M. Hughes, Tara McPherson, Albina Pashevich, Pelle Snickars, Sverker Sörlin, Lize-Marié van der Watt.

Program

13:00-13:10 Introduction
Patrik Svensson, UCLA 
Gunilla Herdenberg, National Librarian of Sweden
Sigbritt Karlsson, President, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

13:10-13:25 Transient Imprints of the Past
Sverker Sörlin, KTH

13:25-14:50 Structure, Vulnerability and Uncertainty in Data
Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Aarhus University
Lorna Hughes, University of Glasgow
Tara McPherson, University of Southern California

14:50-15:00 The Politics of Metadata
Anna Dahlgren, Stockholm University
Karin Hansson, Stockholm University

15:00-15:30 Coffee

15:30-15:40 The Welfare State Analyzed
Pelle Snickars, Umeå University

15:40-16:30 Concept Workshop: Distributed cultural heritage in the Arctic
Dag Avango, KTH
Jonas Engman, the Nordic Museum
Albina Pashkevich, Dalarna University College
Lize-Marié van der Watt, KTH

16:30-16:50 Pervasive Humanities: Data mining of cultural heritage collections
Marc Alexander and Lorna Hughes, University of Glasgow

16:50-16:55 Update on KB-labb 
Miriam Nauri & Eva-Lis Green, National Library of Sweden

16:55-17:00 What is next? 

Curator/moderator: Patrik Svensson.


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