Author information event: computational analysis skills for humanities data | Thu, 23 September 2021 14:00 – 16:00 BST

23 Sep 2021 - 00:00

The National Archives, Jisc and the Programming Historian (a publisher of multilingual tutorials that support humanists in learning digital tools and methods) have formed a partnership that aims to publish a series of articles to aid humanities researchers wishing to use digital tools and methods in their analysis of large-scale digital collections.

call for papers is currently open, inviting prospective authors to submit proposals for article-length tutorials on the computational analysis of large-scale digital collections. Register for this online event, and learn more about the Programming Historian in general, and about the call for papers in particular. There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the call in the second part of the event.

The event is free, but requires registration.


PROGRAMME (provisional)

2pm: Welcome

2.05pm : The Programming Historian : an introduction

2.25pm : Why I value the Programming Historian (Quinn Dombrowski)

2.40pm : The call for papers

3.10pm : Getting started with large Twitter datasets (Max Odsbjerg Pedersen and Helle Strandgaard Jensen)

3.20pm : Questions and answers

3.45pm : Close.


(The event timings are in UK time, ie. UTC/GMT +1. See times for other time zones.)

Quinn Dombrowski is the Academic Technology Specialist in the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, and in the Library, at Stanford University.

Helle Strandgaard Jensen is Associate Professor of Contemporary Cultural History, Department of History and Classical Studies, Aarhus University.

Max Odsbjerg Pedersen is Information Specialist, Aarhus University Library and the Danish Royal Library