October 18. Dr. Gioele Barabucci (Institut für Digital Humanities, Universität zu Köln): Let’s agree to disagree: Challenges and developments in recording multiple and evolving points of view in Humanities data. Selected for blog.

October 25. Dr. Raissa Garozzo (Dipartimento die Ingegneria Civile e Architettura, Università di Catania): Digital tools for the documentation and preservation of Cultural Heritage. Selected for blog.

November 8. No colloquium due to the PhilFak Forschungskonferenz.

November 15. Anja Wutte (Institut für Archäologie, Universität zu Köln): Procedural Modeling of Architectural Heritage. The Grammar of Late Period Funerary Monuments at Thebes. Selected for blog.

November 22. Marcel Schaeben and Jun.Prof'in Dr. Elisa Cugliana (CCeH und IDH, Universität zu Köln): Did they know what (on Earth) Marco Polo was talking about? Exploring toponymic variance through software prototyping. Selected for blog. Presentation slides.

November 29. Dr. Aris Politopoulos (Faculty of Archaeology, Universiteit Leiden): The Past as a Playground: From ancient boardgames to historical video games. Selected for blog. Link to presentation slides.

December 6. Dr. Dimitar Iliev (Department of Classical Philology, St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia): Telamon and AIAX: a new digital corpus of the Greek inscriptions from Bulgaria and its front-end service. Selected for blog.

December 13. Dr. Fabrício Ferraz Gerardi and Bruno Barreto (Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Tübingen and Universidade de São Paulo): A phylogenetic assessment of the Cariban language family and the spread of Koriabo pottery. Selected for blog.

January 10. Dr. Lutz Schubert (Universität zu Köln): The problems of modelling human behaviour. Selected for blog.

January 17. Stephen Stead, PgD (Paveprime Ltd.): The how and why of representing excavation data using the CRM family of extensions. Abstract.

January 24. Dr. Heiko Prümers (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Bonn): Hidden by canopy, revealed by Lidar. New old sites in the Bolivian Amazon region. Selected for blog.

January 31. Short presentations of four research projects. Selected for blog.

  • Eleftheria Paliou: Indigenous Knowledge and Archaeoinformatics: Bringing together traditional ecological knowledge and computational archaeology
  • Lukas Lammers: Research Data Management in Practice: The project FAIR.rdm in the SPP2143 "Entangled Africa"
  • Vyshantha Simha: The World Script Explorer
  • Øyvind Eide: Modelling Between Digital and Humanities : Thinking in Practice


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 10.
  • 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.
    Guidelines for writing a blog post.