Digital Humanities in Estonia A° 2016

Visual Digital Humanities: Representing and Interpreting Humanities Data

October 12-14, Estonian Literary Museum, Tartu, Estonia

With the development of digital technologies and communication channels, visuality and multimediality have become more and more important aspects of contemporary culture. The conference focuses on the use of visual methods and handling visual (or multimedial) source data in the different fields of humanities research.

The conference is the fourth in the series #DHEstonia and will take place on October 12-14 at the Estonian Literary Museum in Tartu, Estonia (Vanemuise 42). The conference includes keynote speeches by Raivo Kelomees (Estonian Academy of Arts) and Peter Grzybek (Graz University, Austria), four sessions with presentations, workshops by Moses Boudourides (University of Patras, Greece) and Peter Grzybek, and the meeting of Estonian Society for Digital Humanities. The conference is co-organized by the Estonian Society for Digital Humanities, the Estonian Literary Museum and the Centre of Excellence in Estonian Studies.

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Wednesday, October 12

14:00-18:00 WORKSHOP Moses Boudourides “Extracting Social Networks from Literary Text”

Thursday, October 13

10:30-11:30 KEYNOTE 1 Raivo Kelomees “Interactive Art as a Method of Preserving and Exhibiting Physical Artworks”
12:00-16:00 SESSIONS 1 & 2
16:30-18:00 Meeting of the Estonian Society for Digital Humanities

Friday, October 14

9:30-10:30 KEYNOTE 2 Peter Grzybek „Digital Humanities“ and Cultural Sciences: Πραξις · τέχνη · θεωρία · ἐπιστήμη ? Practice – Technology – Theory – Science?”
11:00-15:30 SESSIONS 3 & 4
15:30-18:00 WORKSHOP Peter Grzybek “Practical Data Analysis: Theory-driven, Theory-directed”

Please sign up for the workshops by sending an email to The number of places is limited to 12 participants! A laptop is essential for taking part in the workshops.

Full programme, abstracts and workshop descriptions HERE.

Liisi Laineste
Mari Sarv