Models and Perspectives in Digital History

Digital Historians often manifests in two forms: a person with a mixed background in History and Computer Science or as a collaboration between a historian and a computer scientist. The latter, in particular, comes with combining challenges such as finding a common vocabulary, negotiating new forms of knowledge, different writing styles and in general two … Continued

Narrative storytelling and Digital History

What kinds of stories do we tell? The narrative structure of history. Since the establishment of history as a discipline, narrative storytelling has been the historians’ main device to structure and disseminate results. Recently, however, the introduction of novel digital tools has extended our possibilities to represent the past dramatically. Natural language processing, social network … Continued