The second Baltic-Adriatic Summer School on Digital Humanities

When: 15 – 19 June 2020

Where: Zadar, Croatia

Language: English

Duration: 5 days

We are happy to announce the BAL-ADRIA Summer School on Digital Humanities 2020!
BAL-ADRIA is a collaboration between countries surrounding the Baltic Sea, and countries surrounding the Adriatic Sea, thus connecting Northern and Southern Europe.
In a supportive academic environment, we are offering good-sized classes ideal for learning, discussing and getting feedbacks on your ideas and thoughts.
This year’s Programme is taught by an international team of researchers and practitioners of digital humanities and social sciences and is delivered in a form of lectures, seminars and practical workshops. Two topics will be covered, equalling together:


  • Digital humanities research tools
  • Fundamentals of programming for digital humanities

PROGRAMME














TEACHERS


Research tools

Professor
Antoine Doucet

University of La Rochelle

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Research tools

Associate Professor
Anna Foka

University of Uppsala

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Research tools
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Professor
Koraljka Golub

Linnaeus University

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Programming

Senior Lecturer
Dan Kohen

Linnaeus University

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Programming

Professor
Marcelo Milrad

Linnaeus University

see profile
Research tools

Associate Professor
Benedikt Perak

University of Rijeka

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Research tools

Doctorate Student
Daniel Sundberg

Linnaeus University

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Programming

Associate Professor
Krešimir Zauder

University of Zadar

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ORGANIZATION

BAL-ADRIA Summer School is organized by joint effort of the iInstitute, the iSchool at Linnaeus University, Sweden,
and the Department of Information sciences, University of Zadar, Croatia.


COLLABORATORS


PARTICIPANTS

The Bal-Adria Summer School of Digital Humanities is aimed at Master-level students, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and researchers in any humanities and social science discipline, as well as professionals in cultural heritage sectors. A prerequisite for participation is a Bachelor degree in any discipline. To apply, prospective participants should send a one-page Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter of 300-400 words explaining their motivation to take part, especially related to current project(s) and/or interest(s), as well as mention any expectations they have from the summer school. Both CV and the Motivation Letter are to be presented in English. Please submit both in one .pdf file. To register, please scroll down to the registration, or click the button in the navigation bar. The registration is open until 15 April 2020


ACCOMMODATION

Participants are responsible for their own accommodation. The price of accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Participants are responsible for paying the bank commission/fees.
We recommend Guesthouses of the Benedictine nuns of Saint Mary and can organize this accommodation for the participants. The price is 260kn per night.
Interested participants may notify us for the reservation of this venue via the Registration Form below.


REGISTRATION


Registration fee for all participants should be paid after the registration process.
Registration fee amounts to 200 EUR and should be paid by 15 April the latest. It includes:

  • access to all workshops and lectures according to the programme
  • lunch for the five days of the workshop
  • one conference dinner
  • one reception
  • City of Zadar tour

IMPORTANT: Dear colleagues, We regret to inform you that upcoming BAL-ADRIA The second Baltic-Adriatic Summer School on Digital Humanities will be CANCELLED in accordance with instruction of Government Authorities and University of Zadar to cancel all events till end of June, due to covid-19. We take this opportunity to apologize to all of you, especially to those who have already made reservations and booking for travelling to Croatia. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. We hope to stay in touch with you and gather all in the new occasion. We will let you know as soon as we have any further details considering BALADRIA 2020. In the meantime, take care and do what you need to do to stay healthy. On behalf of the entire BAL-ADRIA Team we wish you all the best of health! Kind regards







“Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world more beautiful than the one in Key West,in Florida applauded at every evening.“

-Alfred Hitchcock

Zadar is an ancient European university city. As early as on 14 June 1396 in Dominican monastery in Zadar the university Studium generale, later called Universitas Jadertina was founded. The University of Zadar is the largest fully integrated university in Croatia.