News on digital humanities
Major increase in conflict-related deaths
27 juni 2022
New data from the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) at Uppsala University show that at least 119,000 people died in organised violence in 2021. ...
She studies AI as existential media
30 april 2020
How are we influenced when smart digital assistants, like Siri and Alexa, become part of our homes? And what happens when we begin to track deviati...
Major investment in research on impact of artificial intelligence on people and society
23 september 2019
A major national research programme aims to study the impact of artificial intelligence on society at large and on individual behaviour. The Marian...
Digitisation under way at Carolina Rediviva
20 juni 2019
Carolina Rediviva has long been a treasure chamber for researchers and others interested in history. It holds one of Sweden’s largest collections o...
New database for medieval literature launched
01 november 2018
Norse World is a new database which will make it easier for researchers to study perceptions of the surrounding world in medieval Scandinavian lite...
Åsa Cajander: “We need to digitise carefully”
17 september 2018
What is the best way to introduce digital technology in society and in our lives? According to Åsa Cajander, we need to devote more time and money ...
New database of Swedish archaeological research in Greece
09 januari 2017
In a recently completed project at the Swedish Institute in Athens, materials from more than a hundred years of Swedish archaeological research in ...
A Google for handwriting
28 april 2015
To be able to use computers to analyse and search handwritten texts would revolutionise research in the humanities. And the technology to digitise ...