• October 19. Prof. Dr. Julianne Nyhan (Humanities Data Science and Methodology, Institute of History, Technische Universität Darmstadt): Digital Humanities and absence: contexts and new directions.
  • October 26. Dr. Andreas Noback (Technische Universität Darmstadt): Daylight simulation of Justinian's Hagia Sophia.
  • November 2. Dr. Lisa Dieckmann (prometheus, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Universität zu Köln): NFDI4Culture – Consortium for Research Data on Material and Immaterial Cultural Heritage. Selected for blog.
  • November 9. Louise Tharandt (Universität zu Köln): Citizen science and virtual 3D reconstructions - The impact of recreating the past using the example of the megalithic tomb Düwelsteene in Westphalia. Selected for blog.
  • November 16. Prof. Dr. Mark A. Finlayson (Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University): Computational Approaches to Understanding Narrative. Selected for blog.
  • November 23. Dr. Nicholas Gestrich (Frobenius Institute): Networking archaeological pots and local terms along the Niger River.
  • November 30. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Lang (Universität zu Köln): Virtual Reality: From technological developments to applicability for different purposes. Selected for blog.
  • December 7. Jun.-Prof. Dr. Elisa Roßberger (Freie Universität Berlin): Indexing and linking ancient Mesopotamian images, people, and things for the Semantic Web. The "Annotated Corpus of Ancient West Asian Imagery: Cylinder Seals”.
  • December 14. Dr. Elisa Cugliana (Universität zu Köln): The Computational „Prenostica Socratis Basilei“: Editing the Sortes of the German Middle Ages. Selected for blog.
  • January 11. Dr. Alex Brandsen (Leiden University): Using Machine Learning and Text Mining to create a search engine for archaeological texts.
  • January 18. Cancelled.
  • January 25. Prof. Dr. Willard McCarty (Department for Digital Humanities, King's College London): Feedback and reciprocity: The freight of ‘interactivity’ from the mythology of cybernetics.
  • February 1. Prof. Patricia Murrieta-Flores (Lancaster University): ‘Mapping indigenous medical knowledge with Geographical Text Analysis: Diseases and remedies in Colonial Mexico’. Selected for blog.

Additional event, open to all interested, colloquium participants especially invited:

  • February 1, 10:00, Philosophicum S89. Dr. Masoumeh Seydi (Aga Khan University (AKU-ISMC), London): Premodern Geography: structure, model, and visualization.

Medieninformatik and Informationsverarbeitung MA students can write a blog post about the presentation of Dr. Seydi or discuss it as one of the presentations in their summary.


Studienleistung for Medieninformatik and Informationsverarbeitung MA students:

  • Either: Write a summary of at least five of the presentations, discussing the relevance for the HS and/or Übung you take in this module. The summary should be at least 1000 words and submitted by February 19.
  • Or: Write a blogpost for one of the presentations that will be published here:
    Which presentation to be blogged about has to be agreed with Prof. Eide on beforehand, please contact me as soon as possible. Please send your draft blog post to Øyvind Eide no later than two weeks after the presentation.