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Digital History - a Field, a Method or just a Phase?

Conference

2nd Digital History in Sweden Conference (DHiS2019)
Conference organized by Department of Historical Studies, Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion & Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Gothenburg, and Division for Science, Technology and Society, Chalmers University of Technology

Following last year's successful Digital History Workshop in Malmö we invite historians working on or interested in different aspects of digital history in Sweden to a second conference, and to what we aspire to have be an annually occurring event within the Swedish historical community.
Program overview

Thursday, November 14

09.00-09.30 Registration and coffee

09.30-09.45 Introduction and practical information

09.45-11.00 Keynote lecture

11.00-12.00 Session 1

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.45 Session 2

14.45-15.15 Coffee

15.15-17.00 Session 3

18.30- Conference dinner


Friday, November 15

09.00-11.00 Session 4

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.45 Panel discussion

12.45-13.00 Concluding remarks


Keynote lecture
Thursday, 09.45-11.00

Perspektiv från en digital bildhistoriker
Karin Wagner (University of Gothenburg)


Session 1: Practices of digital history
Thursday, 11.00-12.00

"A sedate, hesitant, circumspect, little behavioral revolution" - The case of New Political History 1957¿1970
Theo Röhle (Karlstad University & University of Gothenburg)

Looking for Patterns in Diverse Conversations - The Swedish National Bibliography as a Digital Source for Historical Research
Ylva Sommerland (Swedish National Bibliography, National Library of Sweden)

Digital contextualization: Computational methods in the qualitative interpretation of history
Jacob Orrje (Uppsala University)

Digital history: an expansion of tools and skills. The example of the skill of structuring data
Frank van der Most (Lund University)


Session 2: Digitised sentiments
Thursday, 13.00-14.45

Time-scape and Landscape: Digital methods in the study of medieval lived religion
Sara Ellis Nilsson (Linnæus University & Lund University)

Measuring Empathy in the Thirteenth Century: Reflections on the Metrics of Emotions and Operationalization of Qualitative Concepts for Quantitative Purposes
Wojtek Jezierski (Södertörn University & University of Gothenburg)

At fange forandringer: Digitale undersøgelser af mobilitet og cirkulation
Johan Heinsen & Maria Simonsen (Aalborg Universitet)

What is "political" in Swedish newspapers 1960-1979? Word embeddings and historical change
Alexandra Borg (Uppsala University), Erik Edoff (Umeå University), Miriam Hurtado Bodell (Linköping University), Johan Jarlbrink (Umeå University), Måns Magnusson (Alto University) & Fredrik Norén (Umeå University)

Textual analysis of digitized newspapers in economic and social history
Matti La Mela (Aalto University)

Towards mining the history of the active patient
Ylva Söderfeldt, Matts Lindstro¿m & Karl Berglund (Uppsala University)

Att skapa digitala stjärnor: digitalisering av astronomiska fotografiska arkiv
Gustav Holmberg (Göteborgs universitet)


Session 3: Digitising sources
Thursday, 15.15-17.00

Investigating digitisation practices in archival institutions
Helle Strandgaard Jensen (Aarhus University)

Att beforska digitiserade kulturarvssamlingar ¿ visioner, mo¿jligheter och utmaningar
Cecilia Notini (Riksarkivet), Christopher Natze¿n (Kungliga biblioteket) & Lars Björk (Kungliga biblioteket)

Om relationen mellan politik och tillgänglighet: Exemplet Statens offentliga utredningar
Anders Pedersson (Göteborgs universitet)

Arbetarrörelsens minne: Digitalisering av års- och verksamhetsberättelser från fackliga organisationer, 1880-2018
Jenny Langkjaer (Arbetarrörelsens arkiv och bibliotek)

Demokrati100.se - hur digitalisera rösträtten?
Karin Kvist Geverts (Kungliga biblioteket)

Vetenskapen vs vanligt fôlk: digitalisering av kulturarv i samarbete och konflikt med allmänhet
Luitgard Löw & Brita Planck (Västergötlands museum)

From Swedenborg photolithographs to Linnaeus correspondence: Experiences from the archives of the Swedish Academy of Sciences
Karl Grandin (Centrum för vetenskapshistoria, Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien)


Session 4: Digitising locations, places & spaces
Friday, 09.00-11.00

Digitalhistoriska projekt på Centrum för Digital Humaniora
Cecilia Lindhé & Johan Åhlfeldt (Göteborgs universitet)

Of mummies, boxes and sailors: Digitizing new archival materials about historical relations between Sweden and Malta
Cecilia Lindhé (University of Gothenburg)

Contemplating a Digital Periegesis
Anna Foka (Uppsala University)

Mapping the Tourist Guidebook: Digital Approaches to the History of Attractions
Sune Bechmann Pedersen (Lund University)

Distant Reading and Individual Experiences: An Experiment of Corpus Analysis with Sexual Autobiographies
Riikka Taavetti (University of Helsinki & Södertörn University)

Digital historia på Skebobruks Museum
Ola Hjelm (Skebobruks Museum)

Representation and belonging: Transnational Memory-work at the Intersection of Feminisms and Hip-hop culture
Susan Lindholm (Södertörn University)

"[...] in lieu of direct images" - on Microhistories, digital history and the visualization of the past
Andrej Slávik (Independent scholar)


Panel discussion
Friday, 11.30-12.45

Överflödets historiska utmaningar: Hur ska dagens och framtidens digitala historiska praktiker hantera källornas mångfald?
Lars Björk (Kungliga biblioteket), Anna Foka (Uppsala universitet), Gustav Holmberg (Göteborgs universitet) & Cecilia Notini (Riksarkivet)

Hur ska historiker idag och i framtiden hantera källornas mångfald dels i form av prioriteringar då det finns så mycket att digitalisera, dels att det nu finns så mycket att beforska i form av digitaliserade texter att använda sig av, dels så mycket att läsa i form av sekundära texter och källmaterial?

Convenors:
Mats Fridlund (Centre for Digital Humanities at University of Gothenburg)
Kenneth Nyberg (University of Gothenburg)
Anna Åberg (Chalmers University of Technology)

Date: 11/14/2019

Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Categories: Humanities

Organizer: Department of Historical Studies, Department of Literature, History of Ideas and Religion & Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Gothenburg, and Division for Science, Technology and Society, Chalmers University of Technology

Location: 14 November: room 2150, Eklandagatan 86. 15 November: room C363, Lundgrensgatan 1B.

Contact person: Mats Fridlund

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