Call for Papers
Conference Dates: 12-14 October 2022
Location: Rijeka, Croatia
Conference organizers: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb; University of Rijeka - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zadar - Department of Information Sciences, ICARUS Hrvatska
Keynote speakers: Susan Schreibman (Maastricht University) and Toma Tasovac (DARIAH-EU)
About the conference:
The conference “Digital Humanities and Heritage” is intended to provide a bridge between scientists and experts in the humanities, especially digital humanities, and professionals in the fields of library and information science, archival studies and museum cultural resource management. Its purpose is to promote the use of digital technology within heritage and humanities research as both a methodology and a tool in all domains of Heritage, Humanities and Social sciences.
The aim of this conference is to bring together stakeholders dealing with heritage and its digital transformation.
In the frame of this event, topics such as Digital Humanities & Open Science, Cultural Heritage in Digital Environment, Digital Methods and Tools, Information Organization for the Digital Humanities, and Digital Infrastructures will be discussed.
- Digital humanities and open science
- Digital humanities as a contemporary cultural heritage research framework: definitions, approaches, institutionalization, education
- Studying users in digital humanities
- Cross-institutional cooperation and interdisciplinarity in the area of research and interpretation of cultural heritage
- Methods and tools for cultural heritage research in the digital age: visualization of information, GIS, research data in humanities
- Digitization of cultural heritage: practices, guidelines, documents, programs, criteria
- Description and access to cultural heritage: conceptual models, standards and cataloguing rules
- Manuscript studies in the digital age
- Creative use of cultural heritage: promotion, cultural tourism, popularization and inclusion of the community in cultural heritage research (crowdsourcing, crowdfunding)
- Knowledge organization in digital humanities systems
To apply for a 20-minute presentation please submit an abstract (500 words max.) and a brief biographical note (200 words max.) to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than 5 July. We accept submissions on completed, original and unpublished results as well as contributions that present work in progress.
Notifications of acceptance will be announced by 29 July.
The conference is free of charge.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to prepare a submission for an edited, peer-reviewed volume.