DH seminar: The 2017 Oxford Summer School in Digital Humanities: Some impressions and implications for teaching and research in the Humanities at Linnaeus University – Stefan Amirell

Stefan Amirell cc LNU

Date: 23 April 2018

Time: 13:00-14:30

Location: Dacke (F3016, Building F, Växjö)

Online participation:  https://connect.sunet.se/dhseminars/

 

The next guest of the Digital Humanities (DH) seminar series will be Stefan Amirell, an associate professor and senior research fellow in History at the Department of Cultural Sciences at Linnaeus University. The title of the seminar is “The 2017 Oxford Summer School in Digital Humanities: Some impressions and implications for teaching and research in the Humanities at Linnaeus University”and will be held on 23 April 2018 from 13:00-14:30 at Dacke (F3016, Building F, Växjö).

About lecturer:

Stefan Amirell is an associate professor and senior research fellow in History at the Department of Cultural Sciences at Linnaeus University. He is currently conducting a research project, financed by the Swedish Research Council, entitled "Intermediaries in Imperial Expansion: Connections and Encounters on the U.S. Frontiers, 1876-1916". He is also the President of the Swedish Historical Association and Sweden's delegate to the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS/CISH) and a member of the steering group of the Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.

Abstract:

The annual Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School offers training to anyone with an interest in the Digital Humanities, including academics at all career stages, students, project managers, and people who work in IT, libraries, and cultural heritage. Delegates follow one of several parallel workshop strands throughout the week, in addition to guest lectures. Through the generosity of the Department of Cultural Sciences, Stefan Amirell had the opportunity to attend the summer school in July 2018. At the seminar, he summarizes his main impressions from the summer school and invites participants to discuss how the curriculum and experiences from the summer school can be used in teaching and research at Linnaeus University.

The Seminars are open to everyone, but we would appreciate if you would register your attendance via dh_AT_lnu.se. Seminars are streamed through Adobe Connect at the following link, https://connect.sunet.se/dhseminars/.

About the DH seminar series

The DH seminar series is aimed at providing a forum for relevant DH discussion in the region and beyond, inspiring collaboration with wider audiences about the emerging field of DH field and University’s DH Initiative, thus both strengthening the DH Initiative’s established network, as well as creating a space for collaboration between universities and cross-sectoral partners at national and international levels. 

Please find more information at: https://lnu.se/en/research/searchresearch/digital-humanities/dh-seminars/.

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