Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences

Summer School

August 24 - 27, 2020

University of Tartu

Tartu, Estonia

2 ECTS

 

The third digital methods summer school aims to provide an overview of latest analysis methods and methodological principles for working with (digital) data in humanities and social sciences through hands-on workshops and plenary lectures. There are 8 practical workshops focusing, for example, on analyzing and visualizing text and data.

PhD and MA students and also supervisors from all fields of humanities and social sciences are invited to attend.

2 ECTS can be awarded for full participation. This means attending the keynote lecture and one workshop every day. Attendance is verified by signing the participation list.

There is no participation fee. Accommodation can be arranged for participating members of the organising graduate schools. 

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the summer school will have online keynote lecture, limited participation and fewer social events.   

 

The summer school is organised on the initiative of Centre for Digital Humanities and Information Society at University of Tartu (CDHIS) with the support from Graduate School of Linguistics, Philosophy and SemioticsGraduate School of Culture Studies and Arts and Doctoral School of Behavioural, Social and Health Sciences.

 

Organising committee:

  • Liina Lindström, Head of CDHIS, Professor of Estonian Language at University of Tartu, liina.lindstrom@ut.ee

  • Andra Siibak, Professor of Media Studies at University of Tartu, andra.siibak@ut.ee

  • Anu Masso, Associate Professor in Big Data in Social Sciences at Tallinn University of Technology / Senior Research Fellow of Data Studies at University of Tartu, anu.masso@taltech.ee

  • Ann Siiman, Project manager at CDHIS, ann.siiman@ut.ee

  • Peeter Tinits, Specialist of Digital Humanities, peeter.tinits@ut.ee

  • Andres Kimber, Project manager at CDHIS, andres.kimber@ut.ee 

 

The event is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (University of Tartu ASTRA Project PER ASPERA).

 

CDHIS