Digital Humanities, and more Digital Humanities

Cfp for the Digital Humanities conference in Krakow, 2016:

Krakow, 12-16 July 2016

“The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submission of abstracts for its annual conference, on any aspect of digital humanities.”

“The deadline for submitting poster, short paper, long paper, and multiple paper session proposals to the international Program Committee is midnight GMT, 1 November, 2015. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by 7 February, 2016.”

Cfp for the conference of the association Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries
Nordic Digital Humanities Conference
Oslo, 15-17 March 2016
“Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries calls for papers for its 1st Nordic Conference and Constitutive Meeting. The conference is organized by the  Oslo Digital Humanities Research Network in collaboration with the Norwegian National Library and the Digital Humanities Center at Gothenburg University and will be held at the Norwegian National Library and The University of Oslo, March 15-17, 2016 in Oslo, Norway.
Deadline for proposals is November 15, 2015 (midnight GMT). Notifications of acceptance will be sent by the program committee by January 15, 2016.”

Narratives of Smart Kalasatama

Timely: new website of fiksukalasatama online now – “Smart Kalasatama” is a key project in Helsinki’s drive towards smart city districts .

I’ll be presenting on narratives of Kalasatama during next week’s ReCity conference in Tampere, Finland – disclaimer: I’m not investigating the smart city narrative so much as some of the other methods of narrative emplotment in the development of Helsinki’s waterfront.

Turku, Bristol, Harare, Leningrad, Trieste…

Turku in Finnish literature, Bristol in 18th century poetry, Mexico City in Novels and Maps; Harare, Birmingham, Leningrad, Stargorod, Diyarbakir, Dublin, Trieste, Tartu, and a host of other literary second cities at the Literary Second Cities conference in Turku (20-21.8.2015)! Looking forward to what promises to be an exciting exploration of shadow cities of sorts…

Welcome to the 2nd international conference of the HLCN!

And a reminder that the volume Literature and the Peripheral City (Palgrave), based on our previous conference in Helsinki, 2013 is available for sale.

Literary Second Cities 20-21.8.2015 – program and abstracts booklet online

Looking forward to next week’s Literary Second Cities conference in Turku / Åbo Akademi (20-21.8.2015).

With Bart Keunen and Marc Brosseau as keynote speakers and a set of presentations that looks to provide a lively and cutting-edge insight into the theme of second cities in literature past and present…

The program and abstracts booklet have been published, and can be found here.

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