WHAT IS DIGITAL HUMANITIES?

Digital Humanities (DH) is an interdisciplinary field of research and practical development that focuses on the application of computer methods in the research of Humanities materials. Typical DH research is conducted in collaboration with researchers and developers in the Humanities and Computer Science. The origins of DH can be traced back to the late 1940s, but in particular, the capabilities of this field have developed over the last decade.

digitalhumanities.lv

is a joint initiative by Latvian research, educational and cultural institutions, aimed to introduce and advance digital humanities in Latvia, to provide information about current events, resources and main actors in the fields, as well as to enhance cooperation both on the national and international level.