The Aalto HELDIG DH pizza seminar brings together people interested in the broad field of digital humanities and digital research methods in the Helsinki region. The idea is to meet, talk, have pizza together and listen to a presentation on DH research-in-progress or project by a participant. The seminar has received funding from Aalto Digi Platform.
The meetings are held on Fridays at 12.00–13+ on Zoom https://aalto.zoom.us/j/68813136620.
The meetings in autum 2020:
16.10. Zoom Senka Drobac (University of Helsinki): OCR and post-correction of historical newspapers and journals
6.11. Zoom Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas (Aalto University): What can we learn from Animals using Technologies?
20.11. Zoom Andrey Indukaev (University of Helsinki): TBA
4.12. Eljas Oksanen (University of Helsinki): Exploring Finnish and English Historical and Archaeological Datasets through Spatial Analysis
... More dates to be added!
Virtual pizza may not have been invented yet, but we are offering a limited number of Kotipizza vouchers so you can order pizza to your own home. To receive a pizza voucher please confirm attendance two days before the seminar (Wednesday) at the latest (the registration instructions will be added here later). The pizza vouchers will be given out in registration order.
Presentation proposals or joining the mailing list:
If you want propose a project or paper to be presented at the seminar or want to join the mailing list of the seminar, please contact email@example.com (or firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The DH pizza seminar has met since autumn 2017, when it was launched at Aalto University by Mats Fridlund and Matti La Mela for bringing together researchers interested in digital humanities and digital research.
24.1. Jarmo Peltola (Tampere University), Sakari Saaritsa, Henri Mikkola (University of Helsinki): Typhoid for all: The determinants of unequal responses to a shared waterborne health shock during the Great Typhoid Epidemic of the city of Tampere, 1916
7.2. Ilkka Jokipii (University of Helsinki) & Heikki Rantala (Aalto University): The Finnish Civil War as Linked Data
21.2. Matias Frosterus (National Library of Finland): A common agent database and service for the whole memory organization sector
28.2. Riikka Koulu (University of Helsinki): AI ethics in the courts: problematisations of control and access to justice
6.3. Kari Jalonen (Aalto University): Using Structural Topic Modeling to Explore Ideologies in Political Speech
20.9.2019 Heta Aali, Mila Oiva (University of Turku): The Ancient Finnish Kings: a Computational Study of Pseudohistory, Medievalism and History Politics in Contemporary Finland and Russia
4.10.2019 Dorota Glowacka, Alan Medlar (University of Helsinki): Discovering new patterns in scientific literature and news data; (presentation slides)
18.10.2019 Elisa Mekler (Aalto SCI): Meaningful User Experience
1.11.2019 Mikko Kurimo (Aalto ELEC): Can automatic speech recognition enhance human communication?
22.11.2019 Mika Hämäläinen, Khalid Alnajjar (University of Helsinki): Modelling the Socialization of Creative Agents in a Master-Apprentice Setting
29.11.2019 Ville Rohiola (Finnish Heritage Agency), Pejam Hassanzadeh (Aalto SCI): FindSampo: A Citizen Science Platform for reporting and studying Archaeological Finds on the Semantic Web
13.12.2019 Neha Sayed (Aalto ARTS): Towards spatial analysis of belief narratives: ‘Saintlore of Tapal-Naka’
30.1.2019 Eero Aalto, Zeerim Cheung, Robin Gustafsson (Aalto SCI): Asymmetric regulation, managerial discretion, and corporate political strategies
6.2.2019 Samir Bhowmik (Aalto ARTS): Grooves to Bits: The Energetic Materialities of Sound Archives
15.2.2019 Marko Turpeinen (Aalto SCI): Digital Ethics and MyData
1.3.2019 Osma Suominen (NLF): Annif and automated indexing (presentation slides)
13.3.2019 “Bring your tools, discuss your data”. Introduction by Kati Katajisto (UH) on using Zotero
(22.3.2019 Roundtable: the Digital in Social Science History - Anything New? (part of Baltic Connections conference, University of Helsinki)
29.3.2019 Arttu Oksanen (Edita), Sami Sarsa (Aalto SCI): Semantic Finlex: anonymization, annotation, and similarity search in legal documents
12.4.2019 Aaro Sahari (National Museum of Finland): The second battle of Ruotsinsalmi 1790 – re-imagining, representing, and sharing historical conflicts in digital history
26.4.2019 Tuukka Hastrup, Mikko Rinne, Susanna Ånäs: Wikidocumentaries - wiki for small history
3.5.2019 Workshop: "Digital Parliamentary Data and Research": Kimmo Makkonen (UTU): Topic modelling the parliamentary speeches in Eduskunta 1999-2014: does male and female MPs have different topics?
3.10.2018 Petri Kuosmanen (Aalto ENG), Digital twin
10.10.2018 Minna Tamper (Aalto SCI), Using Biographical Texts as Linked Data for Prosopographical Research and Applications
24.10.2018 Mark Granroth-Wilding (University of Helsinki): NewsEye project and AI research assistant
1.11.2018 Maria Kallio (National Archives), Transkribus and handwritten text recognition
21.11.2018 Ville Kivimäki (Aalto ENG), Dynamic Feedback System, Supporting understanding of students’ learning via visual self-assessment
28.11.2018 Petri Paju (Aalto ENG), Mila Oiva (University of Turku), Digital History in Finland: from collaboration to publishing
5.12.2018 Kimmo Kettunen (University of Helsinki), FiST - Using Semantic Tagging for Analysis of Written Finnish Digital Documents
19.12.2018 Antti Härkönen (University of Eastern Finland), Historical GIS of Vyborg
10.1.2018 Tove Ørsted (Aalto ENG), GLAM & Open Culture
17.1.2018 Kirsi Virrantaus (Aalto ENG), Geoinformatics
24.1.2018 Eero Aalto (Aalto SCI), The Consortium ’Digital History of Telco and Exchanges in Finland and Sweden'
31.1.2018 Minna Tamper (Aalto SCI), Usage and applications of named entity linking (NEL)
7.2.2018 Urszula Pawlicka (Aalto ARTS), Mapping the Humanities and Media Labs
14.2.2018 Kimmo Kettunen (NLF), Digitized historical newspapers and named entities
28.2.2018 Jessica Parland-von Essen (CSC), Get the most out of your data! Data publication, tracking and citation
14.3.2018 Matti La Mela (Aalto ENG), Digitized historical newspapers and text mining
21.3.2018 Mikko Tolonen (University of Helsinki), COMHIS Helsinki Computational History Group
28.3.2018 Mikko Kivelä (Aalto SCI), Network science and social network research
11.4.2018 Anu Lahtinen & Maiju Wuokko (University of Helsinki), Ad fontes – a digital leap in teaching history
18.4.2018 Goki Miyakita (Aalto SCI), Design research in DH—a case study from Japan: redesigning pre-modern Japanese books in the digital age
25.4.2018 Maarit Olkkola (Aalto ECON), Digitizing and using historical (quantitative) administrative data. The Case of Public Health Policies
2.5.2018 Petri Paju (Aalto ENG), The evolution of IT use by a field of research. Case: (digital) history
9.5.2018 Susanna Ånäs (OKFI), Wikidocumentaries – Recycling, creatively reusing and collaborative enriching historical documents from public and private archives through an open platform
16.5.2018 Ari Apilo (Parliament of Finland), Digitization of parliamentary documents
29.5.2018 Aalto DH seminar goes Hackathon!
15.11.2017 Mats Fridlund (Aalto ENG), Introduction
22.11.2017 Mila Oiva (Aalto ENG), DH Centres and their practices
29.11.2017 Lily Díaz (Aalto ARTS), Systems of representations research group, digital cultural heritage
13.12.2017 Jouni Tuominen (Aalto SCI), Semantic Computing research group, Helsinki Centre for Digital Humanities