CFP: Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e le Culture Digitali (AIUCD)

The Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e le Culture Digitali (AIUCD) has issued a call for proposals for its 2019 conference, scheduled for January 23–25 in Udine, Italy. The conference welcomes abstracts for papers, panels, workshops, and posters that address

  • General questions:
    • the epistemological positioning and area of knowledge of DH in relation to the systems of Academic Research Areas (Settori Scientifico-Disciplinari) and Recruiting in Italy;
    • the positioning of DH in the European and International academic systems;
    • the evaluation of research in DH beyond traditional publications;
    • dissemination, public history, and crowdsourcing within research projects;
    • the role of inter(multi-trans-cross)-disciplinary DH research in European projects, enquiry, and teaching.
  • Pedagogy and teaching questions:
    • teaching DH: which models, technologies, and methods?
    • teaching the humanities in secondary schools and universities with DH tools;
    • teaching DH at the University: how is it taught today?
    • DH and media: production, dissemination, and analytical prospects
    • teaching history and DH;
    • DH and didactic strategies;
    • DH and hands-on teaching practices;
    • DH and primary source teaching;
    • Big Data methodologies and technologies in DH research and teaching.
  • Questions concerning research efforts:
    • statistical and quantitative research methods and their teaching applications;
    • Data Science and the role of DH in the definition of new knowledge;
    • Information science and DH:  meeting points and methodological integration;
    • cultural and social impact of humanities research with computational methodologies;
    • Semantic web technologies and linked open data in the humanities;
    • models and tools for knowledge representation in the humanities and the cultural heritage sector;
    • visualization methodologies and technologies and their significance for humanities and cultural heritage knowledge and information;
    • Natural Language Processing methodologies and applications for the humanities;
    • digitization methodologies and technologies for the production, preservation, and promotion of digital cultural heritage.

Proposals are due October 25, 2018.

dh+lib Review

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