When will an algorithm identify a sleeping lion as an emblem of a vigilant ruler?

Hans Brandhorst 17 Dec 2020 | 14:00-15:00 Online Lecture | Registrations welcome under following email address: vanessa.napolitano@ext.uni.lu Systematic iconography which transforms the raw data of our observations into information, is a labour-intensive task. To interpret the content of pictures is a fascinating intellectual game, but producing words for our observations is a costly process.As with … Continued

Inside the Trading Zone: Thinkering in a Digital History Lab

Andreas Fickers, DTU-DHH project leader, and Tim van der Heijden, DTU- DHH Post-Doc researcher, recently published their co-written article entitled “Inside the Trading Zone: Thinkering in a Digital History Lab”. The article appeared in the Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ) journal as part of the Special Issue “Lab and Slack: Situated Research Practices in Digital Humanities”, … Continued

Creating and Visualizing Datasets to Interpret American Religious History

Guest Lecture in the frame of DTU-DHH Master Class “Digital History and Hermeneutics” 24 June 2020 | 14:00-15:00 | Online-Lecture and Discussion   Speaker: Lincoln Mullen, Department of History and Art History, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University Lincoln Mullen is a historian of American religion and the nineteenth-century United … Continued

How medieval is your name, and why should computer science care?

Sara Uckelman speaks about Digital Humanities, Medieval History, and Lexicography Despite not being a great fan of hermeneutics, Dr Sara Uckelman (Durham University) kindly agreed to visit our department in February 2020 as part of the DHH lecture series to introduce her own digital history project and explain the pitfalls she encountered. She is a … Continued

Mining ethnicity: Discourse-driven topic modelling (DDTM) of immigrant discourses in the United States, 1898-1920

DTU-Seminar conducted by Lorella Viola (DHARPA, C²DH) 27 May 2020 | 14:-15:00 | Webex-Platform If you want to participate, please send an email to vanessa.napolitano@ext.uni.lu in order to get the Webex-link. Topic modelling (TM) is a computational, statistical method to discover patterns and topics in large collections of (unstructured) text (e.g., emails, book chapters, newspapers’ … Continued

User-Technology Relations in Science, Technology and Society studies

On 20 February 2020, professor emerita Nelly Oudshoorn presented “How users and non-users still matter. New themes in Science, Technology and Society research on user-technology relations”. In the first part of the lecture professor Oudshoorn started by explaining why we should study users, and how users matter. Secondly, and most importantly, the presentation talked about … Continued