[Humanist] 28.862 events: Vienna Summer School

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 862.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:54:29 +0000
        From: Colpan Sema <Sema.Colpan at geschichte.lbg.ac.at>
        Subject: Call for applications: Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities

Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities
Vienna University of Technology & Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society
July 6-11, 2015

Applications are currently being accepted for the Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities, a five-day summer course to be held at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, July 6-11, 2015.
It will discuss the possibilities of computer science-based research methods in the Digital Humanities and investigate the epistemological challenges of these methods as well as their theoretical bases and implications. Participants will gain hands-on experience with tools and techniques. The following topics will be covered:

  *   Introduction to Digital Humanities and its methodological challenges;
  *   Text mining with a focus on (a) news and (micro-)blogs mining and (b) opinion mining, sentiment analysis, and beyond;
  *   Critical engagement with (especially online) data;
  *   Theories of human-technology interaction – user tracking / digital traces / data bodies / quantified self and their implications for data collection, analysis and communication of results;
  *   Social network analysis;
  *   Information visualization and visual analytics.

The Vienna Summer School on Digital Humanities calls for PhD students to submit applications. Submissions are encouraged from PhD students from the social sciences and humanities, with an emphasis on history, film and media studies, cultural studies, anthropology, human and cultural geography, linguistics, urban studies, sociology and arts.

Applications due: 7th May 2015
Applicants notified: 17th May 2015

Tuition is free. Accepted applicants will only have to pay € 80,-  to cover the costs for coffee breaks and lunches.

Please visit http://www.ec.tuwien.ac.at/summerschool2015/ for further information.

Mag.a Sema Colpan

Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Geschichte und Gesellschaft
Hofburg, Zuckerbäckerstiege 17
A-1010 Wien

e: summerschool at geschichte.lbg.ac.at<mailto:summerschool at geschichte.lbg.ac.at>

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