DH project Digital India

Project title:
DIG_IN: Digital Humanities Education Initiative Finland-India.
Curriculum Development and Designing an e-Learning Module

Project funder:
CIMO (The Finnish National Agency for Education)

PI:
Prof. Dr. Xenia Zeiler, UH

Project partners:
University of Helsinki: South Asian Studies

University of Helsinki: Digital Humanities (HELDIG)

Aalto University: Media Lab Helsinki

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore

As Digital Humanities becomes increasingly recognised as a significant discipline and embedded in university curricula internationally, it is instructive to recognise that most scholarship relevant to the discipline is still predominantly from Anglo-American countries – this collaboration, between Finnish and Indian institutions, will aim to demonstrate how cultural, intellectual and linguistic contexts can and even necessarily must fruitfully contribute to shape the future direction of the discipline.

For more info on this collaborative research, education, and exchange project, see https://blogs.helsinki.fi/dh-project-dig-in/.