[H-verkko] Helsinki, Helsinki Digital Humanities Day

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Helsinki Digital Humanities Day

Helsinki, Siltavuorenpenger 3

What is Digital Humanities? Is it useful? Why is it trendy?

Helsinki Digital Humanities Day is an event for researchers, doctoral students,
research directors, librarians, and administrators who are interested in
developing research on digital humanities and social sciences at the University
of Helsinki and in Finland more broadly. The purpose of the day is to learn from
international and domestic digital humanities programs and to develop this
research area in Finland through workshop sessions geared to researchers.

Come and learn about

Succesful Digital Humanities projects
Methods for dummies
How to analyze Suomi24 web discussion data
Visions for the future

Registration for this event is required but free of charge. Please register
online.The deadline to register is November 24.

Venue: Athena auditorium 107; Siltavuorenpenger 3 A, 1st floor and in the
afternoonMinerva-square, Siltavuorenpenger 5A, ground floor

Organizers: Mikko Tolonen, Kaius Sinnemäki and Ilkka Kiema

The event is organized by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies in
cooperation with the National Library of Finland, the Faculty of Arts
(University of Helsinki), the research units VARIENG and BAULT (University of
Helsinki), FIN-Clarin, and the Centre for quantitative methods (University of

Follow: #HDHD


Digital humanities networks (Athena auditorium 107; Siltavuorenpenger 3 A, 1st

8:45 – 9:15 Coffee and registration
9:15 – 9:20 Welcoming words
Mikko Tolonen (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies)
9:20 – 9.30 Digital humanities – what?
Arto Mustajoki (Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki)

9.30 – 10.15 Case studies
Jonathan Hope (University of Strathclyde)
Charles van den Heuvel (University of Amsterdam)
Timo Honkela (University of Helsinki)

10.15 – 11.00 Research networks
Ulrich Tiedau (University College London)
Caroline Bassett (University of Sussex) 
11.00 – 11.30 Discussion
Chair, Arto Mustajoki (Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki)

Workshops (Minerva-square, Siltavuorenpenger 5A, ground floor)

12.30 – 12.35 Introduction
Kaius Sinnemäki (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies)

12.35 – 14.50 Workshops, two sessions
Six workshops; the first and second sessions are identical so that people can
participate in two different workshops during the afternoon.

Researching web discussions (Suomi24 data)
Krista Lagus (National Consumer Research Center), Mika Pantzar (National
Consumer Research Center) and Aija Vahtola (National Library of Finland)
Researching digitized newspapers (National Library’s database)
Krister Lindén (FIN-Clarin, University of Helsinki) and Timo Honkela
(University of Helsinki)
Data and archives
Tuomas Alaterä (Finnish Social Science Data Archive) and Susanna Nykyri
(National Library of Finland)
DH methods for dummies
Tanja Säily (VARIENG, University of Helsinki) and Reijo Sund (University of
Historians macroscope
Scott Weingart (University of Indiana) and Leo Lahti (University of Helsinki)
Copyrights and data protection
Marjut Salokannel (Consultant) and Arja Kuula (Finnish Social Science Data

14.50 – 15.30 Discussion: Chair, Timo Honkela (University of Helsinki)
15.30 – 15.45 Closing words
Ilkka Kiema (Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies), Terttu Nevalainen
(VARIENG, University of Helsinki) and Liisa Savolainen (National Library of

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