NetX funding from WASP-HS
The CDHU is involved in a Networking Excellence Project (NetX) awarded by WASP-HS (the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program on Humanities and Society) on the use of AI as a risk and opportunity within the cultural heritage sector.
SWEMPER: New research infrastructure project in collaboration with CDHU
Research infrastructure project SWEMPER, made in collaboration with the CDHU, has been awarded funding by RJ (Riksbankens Jubileumsfond). Read more below about the project.
CDHU to administer VR-funded national doctoral programme in Digital Humanities
The CDHU has been awarded funding of over seven-million kronor by the Swedish Research Council (VR) to administer and coordinate a national doctoral programme within the humanities and social sciences with Umeå, Linnaeus, and Gothenburg Universities. The focus of the DigitAl HumanitieS Graduate ScHool (DASH) is to equip PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences across Sweden with knowledge and skills necessary to pursue high quality, innovative and critical research.
PhD/Researcher course Fall 22: Python for Beginners
The course is a five-day, intensive crash course targeted towards both faculty employees and PhD students in the humanities and social sciences who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of programming and some practical knowledge on how to use the Python language. During the course you will also learn how to install and work with JupyterLab which is a modern interactive development environment for “literate coding” where you can seamlessly combine written research notes with code, and data.
PhD course: Reconstructing/Deconstructing Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age
This course envisions unlocking the future potential digital technology for meaningful heritage practices. The aim is to study the current challenges and implications that may arise in order to provide actionable knowledge on heritage institutions more generally, but also to potentially inspire the deeper study and implementation of digital methods and tools for historical and cultural inquiry.
Call for Pilot Projects now open!
The 2022-2023 call for Pilot Projects is now OPEN!
PhD level course Fall 22: Introduction to Cultural Analytics
The Centre for Digital Humanities Uppsala (CDHU) will be running a PhD/Researcher level course called ‘Introduction to Cultural Analytics’ in fall 2022. The focus is on the development of computational and technical skills (e.g. computational text analysis, web scraping, and machine learning concepts), targeting PhD students and scholars in the humanities and social sciences looking to develop such skills. The course will be conducted in English.
Thank you for DHNB 2022!
The 6th Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries Conference wrapped up in March. Thanks to all who made this conference a success, including the attendees, presenters, workshop organizers, keynote speakers, and our co-organizers at the Uppsala University Library and the Department of ALM!
AI to be integrated into Uppsala University's educational profile
The demand for skills in artificial intelligence (AI) is great and has been broadened to more professional groups. Now, WASP-ED, a new national development program for training in AI, has begun. "We will scale up our capacity to teach about artificial intelligence", says Anna Foka, senior lecturer at the Department of ABM at Uppsala University.