Helsinki Digital Humanities Hackathon will be organized 15 – 19 May 2017 at the University of Helsinki. This event aims to bring together students and researchers of humanities, social sciences and computer science, for a week of active co-operation in groups under the heading of digital humanities. Public presentation of the projects will take place on Friday 19 May 2017.

We will have public presentations of this year’s hackathon projects on Friday, 19 May 2017 at 13:00–17:00:

  • 13:00–13:30: Introduction to the Hackathon & HELDIG, Helsinki Digital Humanities Centre
  • 13:30–16:00: Presentations of Hackathon work by the groups
  • 16:00–17:00: Wine and poster session

The presentations thake place at at Athena, Siltavuorenpenger 3 A, room 107 (map: https://goo.gl/maps/CpML4qjcRzR2)

Everyone interested in the hackathon and digital humanities is welcome to come and listen to the presentations! The event is free, but please register in advance to let us know that you are coming using this form: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/80222/lomake.html!

The hackathon consists of intensive work in small groups, formulating research questions with respect to particular data sets, applying and developing methods and tools, and presenting the work at the end of the week. For information on what the hackathon was like in previous years, see: #DHH16 and #DHH15.

For more information about the hackathon, see: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/digital-humanities-helsinki/digital-humanities-hackathon-2017