Digital Humanities Initiatives

Day of Digital Humanities 2024

Speakers: Paul Spence, Reader, Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London (Keynote)
Prof. Javier Cha, Digital Humanities in the Department of History, HKU
Prof. Wilkinson Gonzales, Department of English, CUHK
Date: 20 May 2024 (Mon)
Time: 10:00 -17:00
Place: DSLab, G/F University Library, CUHK

Feb 26 2024 From Digitization to Graphesis: Digital Humanities and Digital Heritage (Zoom)

Speaker: Prof. Chen Jing, School of Arts, Nanjing University
Date: 26 Feb 2024 (Mon)
Time: 5PM (HKT)

Feb 19 2024 Open Digital Humanities (Zoom)

Speaker: Prof. Paul Arthur, Chair in Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
Date: 19 Feb 2024 (Mon)
Time: 4PM (HKT)

Jan 15 2024 From History Book to Digital Humanity Database: Case Study of Chinese Classics (Zoom)

Speaker: Prof. LI Bin, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Nanjing Normal University
Date: 15 Jan 2024 (Mon)
Time: 5PM (HKT)

Dec 4 2023 Death in 3D: the visualizations of ancient Egyptian coffins and their virtual traveling back to the tombs (Zoom)

Sepaker: Prof. Rita Lucarelli, Associate Professor of Egyptology, Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Culture, UC Berkeley
Date: 4 Dec 2023 (Mon)Time: 12 noon (HKT)

Nov 13 2023 Mining networks in MARKUS: A study of Chosŏn interpreters’ trade networks in Qing China (Zoom)

Speaker: Ms. Jing Hu, Research Librarian in the East Asia Department, Berlin State Library
Date: 13 Nov 2023 (Mon)
Time: 5 pm (HKT)

Nov 6 2023 Uncovering word meaning change in texts with computational models (Zoom)

Speaker: Dr Barbara McGillivray, Lecturer in Digital Humanities and Cultural Computation, King’s College London
Date: 6 Nov 2023 (Mon)
Time: 6PM (HKT)

Oct 3 2023 Local/Global Digital Skills in the Humanities: Which Digital Skills do Scholars Need Here? (Zoom)

Speaker: Prof. Adam Crymble
Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, University College London (UK)
Date: 3 Oct 2023 (Tue)
Time: 5 pm (HKT)

Sep 25 2023 Who Did What: The Challenges of Multilingual Text Analysis, Grammar, and Copyright (Zoom)

Speaker: Quinn Dombrowski,
Academic Technology Specialist in Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research, Stanford University
Date: 25 Sep 2023 (Mon)
Time: 12 noon (HKT)

Sep 18 2023 Bibliography and the Business of the Digital Humanities (Zoom)

Speaker: Wayne de Fremery, PhD
Professor of Information Science and Entrepreneurship, Director of the Françoise O. Lepage Center for Global Innovation, Dominican University of California
Date: 18 Sep 2023 (Mon)
Time: 12 noon (HKT)

Digital Humanities Initiative 2022 -2023

In collaboration with the University Library, RIH's Digital Humanities Initiative Talk Series hosted eight talks by world experts on digital humanities to showcase the most up-to-date work in the field.

Oxford Digital Humanities Summer School Scholarship (3 - 7 July 2023)

Open for CUHK Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Senior Years & Postgraduate Students
Application Deadline: 1 March 2023

Sep 19, 2022 "Fine-Tuning Historian's Macroscope: Data Reuse and Medieval Korean Biographical Records in Neo4J"

Speaker: Professor Javier Cha, Department of History, The University of Hong Kong
Date: Monday, 19 September 2022 Time: 16:00 –17:30
Hybrid event: in person or on Zoom Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F University Library

Oct 5, 2022 Digital Humans – Exploring the Humanity in Digital Humanities (Zoom)

Speaker: Dr. Megan Gooch , Head of the Centre for Digital Scholarship and Digital Humanities Support, Oxford University
Date: Wednesday, 5 October 2022
Time: 17:00 - 18:30 (HKT)/ 10:00 - 11:30 (BST)

Oct 10, 2022 " Is there a Digital Legal History?" (Zoom)

Speaker: Dr. Andreas Wagner, Digital Humanities Coordinator, Max Planck Institute for Legal History and Legal Theory (mpilhlt), Frankfurt
Date: 10 Oct 2022 (Mon)
Time: 16:00 - 17:30 (HKT)

Oct 17, 2022 Digital Resources for the History of the Book (Zoom)

Speaker: Prof. Cristina Dondi
Professor of Early European Book Heritage, and Oakeshott Senior Research Fellow in the Humanities at Lincoln College, University of Oxford
Date: 17 Oct 2022 (Mon)
Time: 16:00 -17:30 (HKT)

Oct 24, 2022 OpenGulf: Toward a Post-National Digital History (Zoom)

Speakers Prof. David Wrisley, Dept. of Digital Humanities, NYU Abu Dhabi, and
Prof. Nora Barakat, Dept. of History, Stanford University
Date: 24 Oct 2022 (Mon)
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm (HKT)/ 8:00am (UAE)/ 9:00pm (PDT)

Nov 14, 2022 Early Modern Letters Online: (Re)Collecting Correspondence and (Re)Connecting Correspondence Networks (Zoom)

Speaker: Ms. Miranda Lewis
Manager of Early Modern Letters Online, Faculty of History University of Oxford
Date: 14 Nov 2022 (Mon)
Time: 17:00 -18:30 (HKT)/ 09:00 - 10:30 (UK)

Nov 28, 2022 The Documentary Archaeology of Late Medieval Europe: A Contribution to Digital Scholarship (Zoom)

Speaker: Prof. Daniel Lord Smail
Department of History, Harvard University
Date: 28 Nov 2022 (Mon)
Time: 10:00 -11:30 (HKT)/ 09:00 - 10:30 (EST)

Jan 16 2023 Academic Entrepreneurship: Lessons from History (Zoom)

Speaker: Dr. Michael Tworek
Associate, Dept. of History, Harvard University
Date: 16 Jan 2023 (Mon)
Time: 12 noon (HKT)

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