Digital Humanities and Materiality

This seminar series is co-hosted by Digital Humanities Research Hub and and Star-UBB Institute of Advanced Studies, University Babeș-Bolyai, Cluj Napoca, Romania.


Autumn 2021:

  • Tuesday October 19, 2021, 16:00 BST
    Andrew Reinhard (New York University), Mapping the Unmappable: GIS, Material Culture, and the Archaeology of Human-Digital Spaces
  • Tuesday November 2, 2021, 16:00 GMT
    Matthew Kirschenbaum (University of Maryland), Bitstreams: The Future of Digital Literary Heritage
  • Tuesday November 16, 2021, 16:00 GMT
    Voica Pușcașiu (Cluj-Napoca), Mapping political discourse and inequalities in present-day Romania through public monuments
  • Tuesday November 30, 2021, 16:00 GMT
    Paula Granados García (British Museum), Digital approaches to documenting material knowledge: implications and concerns


    Spring 2022:

    • Tuesday 25 January, 2022, 16:00 GMT
      Dan Deac (Cluj Napoca), Letters through the Lenses: Using Digital Tools to Reveal Ancient Textual Materiality
    • Tuesday 8 February, 2022, 16:00 GMT
      Chiara Palladino (Furman University), One landscape, different paths. Rediscussing digital approaches to premodern geographical knowledge
    • Tuesday 22 February, 2022, 16:00 GMT
      Christian Prager (Bonn) and Hubert Mara (Halle), Automatic Recognition of Maya Hieroglyphs in 3D
    • Tuesday 8 March, 2022, 16:00 GMT
      Piraye Hacıgüzeller (Antwerp), Archaeology, materiality and geo-space half a century after the ‘spatial turn’
    • Tuesday 22 March 2022, 16:00 GMT
      Elysia Greenway (Liverpool John Moores University), Human Faces: Reconstruction, Reimagination and Representation in a Digital Landscape