Lectures 2021

More or less every 2nd day a lecture directed not only at the participants of the Summer University, but also at other academics, students and the interested public take place.

These Lectures are given by renowned specialists in Digital Humanities (in the broad sense) and are designed to provide a theoretical and historical framework for the intensive workshops and the project presentations.

02.08.2021 19:30-20:30 (UTC+2) Nuria Rodríguez Ortega (University of Málaga, Spain): „Reordering Priorities in the Poscovid Age: Human-Centered Technologies and Digital Humanities“

04.08.2021 19:30-20:30 (UTC+2) Gerhard Heyer (Leipzig University, Germany): „Changing Contexts – Changing Meaning: A Sketch of Semantic Seismography

06.08.2021 19:30-20:30 (UTC+2) Cristina Marras (CNR-ILIESI, Rome, Italy): „Between language and philosophy: Metaphors as conceptual design in DH modelling

09.08.2021 19:30-20:30 (UTC+2) Glen Worthey (HathiTrust Research Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA): „Elective Affinities: The Library in Digital Humanities, and Digital Humanities in the Library

11.08.2021 19:30-20:30 (UTC+2) Chao Tayiana Maina (African Digital Heritage, Kenya): „Cultivating empathy within digital heritage collections – Reflections on digital interventions

13.08.2021 19:30-20:30 (UTC+2) Ray Siemens, Randa El Khatib, Luis Meneses, Graham Jensen, Caroline Winter (University of Victoria, Canada): „Open, Social Scholarship as a Foundation for Digital Humanities