Monthly "DH Brunch" seminar at the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art at the University of Latvia. The guest speaker for the event was Anda Baklāne, the Digital Research Development Project Manager at the National Library of Latvia and a PhD candidate at the University of Latvia. During the seminar, the topic of discussion was the BSSDH 2023 Summer School and the latest digital advancements at the National Library of Latvia.
The first press release of the DHELI project published. Read it here.
Kick-off meeting of the DHELI project
The DHELI project has officially begun, and it promises to be an exciting and fulfilling journey that will last for three years! 🎉
Information about the project
The project “Towards Development of Open and FAIR Digital Humanities Ecosystem in Latvia” is implemented within the framework of the National Research Programme “Digital Humanities”
- Project No: VPP-IZM-DH-2022/1-0002
- Implementation period: 15.12.2022.– 14.12.2025.
- Project funding: EUR 1 217 700
- Funded by: Latvian Council of Science of the Ministry of Education and Science
- Project partners: Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Latvia, University of Latvia (UL Livonian Institute and Latvian Language Institute of the University of Latvia) , Rēzekne Academy of Technologies, Riga Technical University, National Library of Latvia.
Project leader: Sanita Reinsone
The aim of the project is to advance digital humanities scholarship in Latvia providing a balanced programme in order to (1) support the development of the existing digital resources and tools intended for humanities avoiding uneven development and enhancing their usage in research and education; (2) prevent fragmentation and unnecessary duplication of DH resources and tools by establishing partnerships and productive alliances between institutions that aggregate similar data; (3) ensure wider visibility, support Open Science and follow FAIR principles, as well as facilitate interoperability of digital resources for humanities and their inclusion in international research infrastructures; (4) promote DH research and education in Latvia, including promoting and strengthening of DH research community in Latvia, and (5) provide necessary guidance for developers of digital resources and tools for humanities, policymakers and decisionmakers, researchers, and other target groups on effective support of digital humanities, development and cooperation.