Baltic DH Forum
PROGRAMME

25–26 APRIL 2024

Venue: House of Science, University of Latvia, Jelgavas Street 3, Riga


🔍 POSTER EXPLORER

 

 APRIL 25, THURSDAY

09:30–10:30

Registration

Near ALFA Auditorium, House of Science, University of Latvia

10:30

Opening

ALFA Auditorium 

Moderator: Sanita Reinsone (LV)

Anda Čakša, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
Guntars Kitenbergs, University of Latvia Vice-Rector for Research
Eerik Marmei, H. E. Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to the Republic of Latvia

10:45–13:00

Panel 1

ALFA Auditorium/ Live Stream

Shaping Tomorrow: European Research Infrastructures in Humanities and the Role of National Policies

Moderator: Konstantinos Dallas (LT)

Presenters:

Uldis Berķis, RIS3 Expert (Biomedicine), Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
Tadas JuknevičiusHead of Science Division of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania 
Sally Chambers, Director of DARIAH-EU
Krister Lindén, Chair of the CLARIN ERIC National Coordinators' Forum

Panel Discussion

13:00–14:00Break/Lunch
14:00–15:30

Panel 2

ALFA Auditorium/ Live Stream

Baltic Digital Humanities Landscape

Moderator: Toms Ķencis (LV)

  • 🇱🇻 LATVIA: Normunds Grūzītis (Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, UL), Anda Baklāne (National Library of Latvia), Valts Ernštreits (UL Livonian Institute), Antra Kļavinska (Rēzekne Technology Academy), Sanda Rapa (UL Latvian Language Institute), Sanita Reinsone (Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, UL)
  • 🇱🇹 LITHUANIA: Andrius Utka (Vytautas Magnus University), Anželika Gaidienė (Lithuanian Language Institute), Giedrė Valūnaitė-Oleškevičienė (Mykolas Romeris University)

  • 🇪🇪 ESTONIA: Mari Sarv (Estonian Literary Museum), Kadri Vider (Estonian Literary Museum, former CLARIN-EE coordinator)

Panel discussion

15:30–16:00Coffee break 
16:00–17:15

Dariah Workshop with Sally Chambers (DARIAH-EU),

DELTA Auditorium (105)

17.30–19:00

Meet & Mingle Reception
House of Science, University of Latvia, 7th Floor





APRIL 26, FRIDAY

09:30–10:30

Language Technology in Higher Education: Future Directions and Collaboration

BETA/GAMMA Auditorium (103/104)

Moderator: Anda Baklāne (LV)

Participants: Andrius Utka (Vytautas Magnus University), Jana Kuzmina (Faculty of Humanities, UL),  Inguna Skadiņa (Faculty of Computing, UL),  Sergejs Kruks (Rīga Stradiņš University), Normunds Grūzītis (Institute of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, UL), Andrejs Vasiļevs (Tilde), Haralds Matulis (Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art, UL), Laura Paula Jansone (Latvian Language Institute, UL).

10:45–12:15

Demonstrations and Posters

🔍 POSTER EXPLORER

Session I

Moderator: Haralds Matulis

Floor 2, House of Science


1: Inguna Skadiņa. Language Technology Initiative: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Education (pdf)
University of Latvia; Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia; Riga Technical University; Rīga Stradiņš University; Tilde;  Institute of Literature Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

2: Ilga Šuplinska, Sanita Martena, Heiko F. Marten, Ingars Gusāns, etc. The New E-Learning Platform for the Latgalian Language: Concept and Possibilities (pdf)

Rēzekne Academy of Technologies

3: Tatjana Smirnova, Marina Platonova, Zane Seņko, Oksana Ivanova, Tatjana Menise, Tatjana Hramova, Sintija Petroviča-Kļaviņa, Alīna Vagele. Exploring Win-Win Human(IT)ies Academic Research Paradigm (pdf)
Riga Technical University

4: Baiba Jaunslaviete. A Digital Teaching Tool for Musical Form Course: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions (pdf)
Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

5: Aiga Bādere. Language Technology Courses in Education of Future Translators: A Case Study of Ventspils University of Applied Sciences (pdf)
Ventspils University of Applied Sciences

6: Noa Philippon Salinas. Digital Humanities in the Language Classroom (pdf)
University of Latvia

7: Ernesta Kazakėnaitė, Justina Mandravickaitė. Teaching DH: Self-reflection via Students’ Works (pdf)
Vytautas Magnus University; Vilnius University

8:  Anda Baklāne 1, Haralds Matulis 2Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities 2024, 22–26 July
1 National Library of Latvia; 2 Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

9: Anda Baklāne, Mari Sarv. Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (DHNB) (pdf)
DHNB Board

10: Ilze Auziņa, Roberts Darģis, Normunds Grūzītis, Guna Rābante-Buša. Latvian Speech Corpora for Facilitating Linguistic Research and Tool Development (pdf)
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia

11: Tatjana Pakalne , Kristīne Levāne-Petrova, Andra Kalnača. Database of Latvian Morphemes and Derivational Models (pdf)
University of Latvia

12: Dace Šostaka, Juris Borzovs, Jānis Zuters. Preliminary Results on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Secondary Term Formation (pdf)
University of Latvia

13: Andrius Utka, Virginijus Dadurkevičius, Erika Rimkutė, Agnė Bielinskienė, Jolanta Kovalevskaitė, Loic Boizou, Rūta Petrauskaitė, Mindaugas Petkevičius. Morfuoklis: A Comprehensive Morphological Tool for the Lithuanian Language Analysis (pdf)
Institute of Digital Resources and Interdisciplinary Research (SITTI); Vytautas Magnus University

14: Roberts Darģis, Baiba Saulīte. Korpuss.lv: A Versatile Platform for Digital Humanities (pdf)
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia

15: Ilze Lokmane, Normunds Grūzītis, Pēteris Paikens, Mikus Grasmanis, Lauma Pretkalniņa, Madara Stāde, Gunta Nešpore-Bērzkalne, Laura Rituma, Agute Klints, Andrejs Spektors. Tēzaurs.lv as a Multifunctional Lexical Resource (pdf)
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia

16: Antra Kļavinska. Development of Modern Latgalian Text and Speech Corpora (pdf)
Rēzekne Academy of Technologies

17: Anna Baryshnikova. Comparison of Current Machine Translation Approaches for a Small and Morphologically Inflected Language on the Example of Latvian (pdf)
Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen–Nuremberg

18: Everita Andronova 1, Anna Frīdenberga 2, Lauma Pretkalniņa 1, Renāte Siliņa-Piņķe 2, Elga Skrūzmane 2, Anta Trumpa 2, Pēteris Vanags 2New Possibilities for Exploring Early Latvian Texts: Switching to the NoSketchEngine (pdf)
1 Latvian Language Institute of the University of Latvia; 2 Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia

19: Kais Allkivi-Metsoja, Pille Eslon, Taavi Kamarik, Karina Kert, Jaagup Kippar, Harli Kodasma, Silvia Maine, Kaisa Norak. ELLE – Estonian Language Learning and Analysis Environment (pdf)
School of Digital Technologies of Tallinn University

20: Uldis Bojārs. The Open Data portal of the National Library of Latvia (pdf)
National Library of Latvia

21: Ignas Rudaitis, Mindaugas Šinkūnas. Automated Linguistic Annotation of Historical Lithuanian Texts (pdf)
Institute of the Lithuanian Language

22: Andres Kõnno, Kais Allkivi-Metsoja, Jaagup Kippar, Taavi Kamarik, Herman Petrov. Semantic Search for Estonian Public Broadcaster (ERR) (pdf)
Baltic Film, Media and Arts School of Tallinn University; School of Digital Technologies of Tallinn University 

23: Nicole Nau. The Latgalian Tezaurs and the Challenges of Linguistic Diversity (pdf)
Rēzekne Academy of Technologies; Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

24: Nikolai Shurakov. Large Language Models For Doing (Experimental) Philosophy? (pdf)
University of Tartu

12:15–12:30

Coffee Break

12:30–14:00

Demonstrations and Posters

Session II

Moderator: Valts Ernštreits

Floor 2, House of Science

  

25: Valts Ernštreits. Livonian Digital Tools
Livonian Institute of the University of Latvia

26: Sandis Laime, Sanita Reinsone. Humma.lv: Digital Platform for Humanities and Arts (pdf)
Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

27: Kati Kallio 1, Mari Sarv 2, Maciej Janicki 3, Eetu Mäkelä 3Developing a Research Environment for Oral Poetry (FILTER Project) (pdf)
1 Finnish Literature Society; 2 Estonian Literature Museum; 3 University of Helsinki 

28: Aušra Kairaitytė-Užupė. Creating the Lithuanian Fanzine Collection: Challenges and Opportunities (pdf)
Vilnius University

29: Ansis Ataols Bērziņš. Twenty Years of Baltian-Latgalian Electronic Dictionary
Latgalian Language Center

30: Gina Holvoet. The Chylinski Bible Online: Documentation and Research Tool (pdf)
Vilnius University

31: Karīna Bandere. Digital Library of Latvia: Sharing Cultural Heritage and Driving Digital Transformation (pdf)
National Library of Latvia

32: Egidija Ramanauskaitė-Kiškina, Vytautas Evaldas Rudžionis. Emotional Landscapes of Cultural Identity in Fanzines: Crafting a Researcher-Computer Interface for Digital Archive (pdf)

Vilnius University

33: Vytautas Rudzionis. Evaluation of Possibilities to Apply Automatic Analysis Methods for Languages with Low Resources (pdf)
Vilnius University

34: Asta Skujytė-Razmienė. Egodocumentary in the Lithuanian Folklore Archives (pdf)
Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore

35: Costis Dallas, Ingrida Kelpsiene, Rimvydas Lauzikas. Digital Resources, Methods and Tools in the Research Lifecycle: the Connective Digital Memory in the Borderlands Project (pdf)
Faculty of Communication of Vilnius University

36: Ginta Pērle-Sīle, Arta Krūze, Zaiga Pleiko. Folksong Learning Through the Game (pdf)
Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

37: Eva Eglāja-Kristsone. Womage.lv: Unveiling the Legacy of Latvian Women's Activism (pdf)
Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

38: Elīza Paula Graudiņa.  Literatura.lv: A Digital Compendium of the Latvian Literary Process, 16th Century to Present (pdf)
Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

39: Anda Baklāne, Valdis Saulespurēns. Collections as Data at the National Library of Latvia (pdf)
National Library of Latvia

40: Sergejs Kruks. Ambiguous Grammatical Forms in Latvian Language Corpora (pdf)
Rīga Stradiņš University

41: Baiba Saulīte 1, Ilze Auziņa 1, Kristīne Pokratniece 1, Sanita Reinsone 2, Normunds Grūzītis 1, Roberts Darģis 1, Artūrs Znotiņš 1, Ilze Ziņģe 1, Antra Kļavinska 3, Raivis Dejus 4Balsutalka.lv: Crowdsourcing Open Speech Corpora in Latvian and Latgalian (pdf)
1 Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia; 2 Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia; 3 Rēzekne Technology Academy; 4 Latvian Open Technology Association

42: Elīna Gailīte, Sanita Reinsone. Promoting Digital Citizen Science for Humanities and Cultural Heritage: iesaisties.lv (pdf)
Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

43: Elvīra Žvarte, Ilze Ļaksa-Timinska. Digital Collection of Autobiographical Materials at the Archives of Latvian Folklore (pdf)
Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

44: Linards Kalniņš. Visualising Communities in Network of Latvian Musical Groups (grupusaites.lv)
Latvian Academy of Music; Latvian College of Culture, grupusaites.lv

45: Maija Kāle. Decoding Climate Change Discourse in the Food Industry (pdf)
University of Latvia

46: Monika Reppo. Life Histories and Communities of Glassworkers in 17th–19th Century Estonia (pdf)
University of Tartu; Tallinn University

47: Laura Švītiņa. Personal Initiative and Successful Collaboration: Advancing Accessibility of Historical Sources with Digital Tools (pdf)
Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

48:  Klinta Luīze Sprūdža, Linards Kalniņš,  Sanda BlomkalnaAssessment of Latvian Choir and Conductor Cooperation: a Retrospective Quantitative Study (pdf)
Rīga Stradiņš University; Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music; University of Latvia

14:00–15:00

Lunch

15.00–16:00

Closing meditations: Things learned & Things to be done

Moderators: Valts Ernštreits & Haralds Matulis