From October 22 to
December 10, six guest lectures will be given by Stuart
Dunn, an experienced researcher and head of the Department of
Digital Humanities at the King’s College London, as part of the the
Riga Technical University (RTU) Master's programme "Digital
From 25 to
31 October, International Open Access Week, which
is a global week of
self-initiated events highlighting Open Access to
research, is being celebrated around the world. This
initiative is seen as an important catalyst for fruitful
discussions, building new collaborations and strengthening and
developing existing collaborations. This year, the UL Library and
the OpenAIRE National Open Access Service (NAPD) welcome Latvian
scientific communities to short online lectures.
The post-proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries 5th Conference (DHN2020) have now been published and are available here.
There are a total of 26
articles related to the topic of digital humanities, several of
which are from Latvian institutions.
CLARIN Latvia conference “Latvian Language Digital Resources and Tools for Education” will take place 2 June, 2021. Those interested will be able to listen to the readings on Zoom from 10:30 until 15:15.
To register, fill out the form https://ej.uz/ClarinLV2021.
The conference programme available here.
Doctoral students of Humanities and Social Sciences Programmes studying at Latvian and foreign universities are invited to participate in the scientific conference Young Researchers' Day on May 21, 2021.
The conference is organized by the UL Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art in cooperation with the UL Faculty of Humanities with the support of the VPP project “Digital Resources of Humanities: Integration and Development” (Nr. VPP-IZM-DH-2020/1-0001).
Applications must be submitted electronically by April 20, 2021 – https://ej.uz/jauno-petnieku-diena.
The channel is now officially live with the "Digital Humanities Series". The first episode is called "Computer analysis and visualization of text", where National Library of Latvia invites everyone to listen to the researcher Anda and programmer Valdis talk about computer text analysis.
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 14:00 to 16:30, the panel “Digital Resources for Humanities: Integration and Development” took place Online. There the participants of the National Research Programme (VPP) project presented their research.
Since September 2018, the Latvian Language Learners' Corpus (LaVA; http://lava.korpuss.lv/) has been worked on by the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the University of Latvia (LU MII AiLab). It will be a new basis for the study of the peculiarities of Latvian language acquisition, for the quantitative and qualitative analysis of the mistakes made by language learners. Also, taking into account the mistakes of learners and the influence of the mother tongue, methodological materials for language learning will be developed.
The general outline of the programme will not change:
October 20: pre-conference workshops,
October 21–23: the main programme.
DHN2020 website: http://dig-hum-nord.eu/conferences/dhn2020/
Conference website: http://dig-hum-nord.eu/conferences/dhn2020/
Conference programme: https://www.conftool.net/dhn2020/sessions.php
The 16th BAAC annual conference "GLAMorous content and access" will be held from October 9th to 11th 2019 in Riga, Latvia, in the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia Conference hall, Raiņa bulvāris 7.
See the conference programme here: http://www.baacouncil.org/conf2019/conference-programme-2019
The conference is organized by the National Library of Latvia, Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art (University of Latvia), Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences (University of Latvia), and Nordic Council of Ministers' Office in Latvia.
To read call for submissions and other information see the DHN2020 webpage: http://dig-hum-nord.eu/conferences/dhn2020
From July 23 to 26, 2019, at the National Library of Latvia will be held the Second Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities: Essentials of Coding and Encoding.
The Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities is an international, intensive continuing-education programme giving researchers, teachers and students in the humanities and social sciences, as well as archival, library and museum professionals the opportunity to acquire a variety of digital research skills – from the skills required to work with digital data to research-result visualisation skills. This year's programme focuses on the basics of programming for researchers in the humanities and social sciences and the encoding or labelling of texts.
The programme includes four practical workshops and five public lectures. Workshops will provide the basics of the Python programming language, text encoding and topic modelling skills, as well as the visualisation of networks on the Palladio platform developed by Stanford University.
The public lecture programme will help students learn how neural machine translation works, what the difference is between reading analogue and digital media, the opportunities offered by the world’s most modern digital newspaper libraries and other current digital-research news. Lectures and workshops will be run by ten lecturers from seven countries (Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Finland, Germany, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina).
The Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities is organised through partnership between the NLL, the University of Latvia Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art and the University of Latvia. The programme is supported by the State Culture Capital Foundation and CLARIN, the Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure.
Working language: English
Participation fee: EUR 60.00
Register here: https://reg.lnb.lv/
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