2019 Summer school

Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences

Summer School

August 26-29, 2019

University of Tartu

Tartu, Estonia



The 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 12 workshops focusing on variety of topics including: introduction to coding, text mining, analysing social media data, eyetracking, transcribing, and network analysis.

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 verifying by giving signing the participation list.

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



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 ArtsDoctoral School of Behavioural, Social and Health SciencesDoctoral School in Economics and Innovation.


Organising committee:

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

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

  • Anu Masso, Associate professor in big data in social sciences at TalTech / Senior researcher at University of Tartu, anu.masso@ttu.ee

  • Marit Sukk, Analyst in Institute of Social Studies at University of Tartu, marit.sukk@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).