When: 16 – 22 June 2019

Where: Zadar, Croatia

Language: English

Duration: 5 days (+ optional 2)

How to register?

We are happy to announce the BAL-ADRIA* Summer School on Digital Humanities 2019! *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. 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 methods
  • Fundamentals for programming for digital humanities



Goeffrey Bowker

University of California, Irvine

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Research methods

Associate Professor
Anna Foka

University of Umeå | University of Uppsala

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Research methods

Associate Professor
Koraljka Golub

Linnaeus University

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Marcelo Milrad

Linnaeus Unviersity

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Senior Lecturer
Dan Kohen

Linnaeus Unviersity

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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.



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 select the URL. The registration is open until 1 March 2019.


Registration fee for all participants should be paid after the registration process following payment instructions given at the following URL
Registration opens on 30 November 2018.
The registration fee includes:

  • access to all workshops and lectures according to the programme
  • accommodation expenses
  • breakfast/lunch for the five days of the workshop
  • one conference dinner
  • one reception
  • City of Zadar tour (including Museum of Ancient Glass ticket and tour)
  • a whole-day field trip

Bal-Adria 2019 registration form

PROGRAMME (tentative)

  • 16 June: City tour of Zadar; evening reception (optional)
  • 17 June – 21 June:
  • 9.00 – 12.00 Fundamentals of Programming for digital humanities
  • 13.00 – 15.00 Research methods
  • 15.00 – 18.00 Fundamentals of Programming for digital humanities
  • 20 June: 12 – 14 lunch with the keynote
  • 22 June: All day excursion


“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.