AKA-JSPS Seminar 2018 Digital Humanities Academy Programme Annual seminar

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6 November, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EET


AKA-JSPS Seminar 2018
Digital Humanities Academy Programme Annual seminar


– Program –

Date and time: November 6, 2018, 12:00-17:00


Venue: Helsinki Congress Paasitorni (Paasivuorenkatu 5A, 00530 Helsinki)


Organizers: Academy of Finland

JSPS Stockholm Office


Tuesday 6 November


11:00 Lunch and Registration

12:00 Opening words

   Dr. Risto Vilkko, Programme Manager, Academy of Finland

   Mr. Takao Yoshihara, Deputy Director, JSPS Stockholm Office
        Presentation slides (2MB)

12:15 Keynote lecture: Non-Textual Digital Humanities – Understanding Visual and Spatial Data for the Study of Asian Culture

   Dr. Asanobu Kitamoto
Director, Center for Open Data in the Humanities (CODH), Joint Support-Center for Data Science Research, Research Organization of Information and Systems
Associate Professor, Digital Content and Media Sciences Research Division, National Institute of Informatics (NII)

13:00 Project presentations (@ 20 min.):

  • Marjo Kaartinen: Profiling Premodern Authors
  • Terttu Nevalainen: Interfacing structured and unstructured data in sociolinguistic research on language change
  • Jussi Pakkasvirta: Citizen Mindscapes – Detecting Social, Emotional and National Dynamics in Social Media



14:00 Coffee Break

14:30 Project presentations (@ 20 min.):

  • Hannu Salmi: Computational History and the Transformation of Public Discourse in Finland, 1640–1910
  • Janne Seppänen: Digital Face
  • Martti Vainio: Digital language typology: mining from the surface to the core



15:30 Trans-Atlantic Platform project presentations (@ 20 min.):

  • Eero Hyvönen: Digging into Manuscript data
  • Okko Räsänen: Analyzing Child Language Experiences Around the World
  • Hannu Salmi: Oceanic Exchanges: Tracing Global Information Networks in Historical Newspaper Repositories, 1840-1914
  • Peter Sarlin: Digging into High Frequency Data: Present and Future Risks and Opportunities



16:50 Closing of the Seminar

17:00-18:00 Posters, networking and nibbles






6 November, 2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM EET
Event Category:


Academy of Finland
JSPS Stockholm Office


Helsinki Congress Paasitorni
Paasivuorenkatu 5A
Helsinki, 00530 Finland
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