All are welcome at Humlab seminars!

Since 2002, Humlab has hosted almost 200 seminars as part of its Humlab seminar series. These seminars have featured a mix of upcoming and leading international scholars, as well as speakers from industry and culture. Previous speakers include Katherine Hayles, Jennifer Brook, Jane McGonigal, Sven Strömqvist and Alan Liu.

Spring seminars

  • Tue 31 Jan
  • Fri 3 Mar
    • Documenting Manchester's linguistic landscapes with LinguaSnapp

      Yaron Matras, Leonie Gaiser
      13:15 - 14:30
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3775

      Abstract

  • Thu 9 Mar
    • Catching sight of students´ understanding: is it a matter of space?

      Lisbeth Lundahl, Umeå University
      13:15 - 14:30
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3776

      Abstract

  • Wed 22 Mar
    • Going Digital as a Humanistic Imperative: The Challenges and Potentials of Producing Digital Products in Research, Teaching, and Advocacy in Folklore and Ethnology

      Thomas DuBois , UW-Madison
      13:15 - 14:30
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3777

      Abstract

  • Fri 24 Mar
    • Animation and Outreach: The Panoply Vase Animation Project and Our Mythical Childhood

      Sonya Nevin, University of Roehampton.
      13:00 - 14:15
      Location: H2
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3778

      Abstract

  • Fri 21 Apr
    • Digital love and sex? What sexbots may teach us about the virtues of being human

      Charles Ess, Olso
      13:15 - 14:30
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3779

      Abstract

  • Thu 27 Apr
    • Robots: what they can do - and what they cannot do!

      Elin Anna Topp
      13:30 - 14:45
      Location: Torget (HX)
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3781

      Abstract

  • Thu 4 May
    • A Digital Humanities Approach to the History of International Ideas: Computer-Assisted Research on 20th-century Cultural Treaties

      Benjamin Martin, Uppsala
      13:15 - 14:30
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3780

      Abstract

  • Thu 18 May
    • Digital History 1.5: Historical Research between Domesticated and Paradigmatic Digital Methods

      Mats Fridlund, Aalto University
      13:15 - 14:45
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3883

      Abstract

  • Thu 8 Jun
    • The Sweden Democrats effect on the immigration debates in the Swedish parliament using topic models

      Måns Magnussson, Linköping University
      13:15 - 14:30
      Location: H1
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3782

      Abstract

  • Tue 20 Jun
    • Facing Fake News - Educational perspectives on digital literacy

      Tomas Nygren
      14:15 - 15:15
      Location: Torget (HX)
      Direct link to the seminar: http://www.humlab.umu.se/en/events/seminars#3925

      Abstract

Webcasts

Archived versions of our streamed seminars are normally made available to view online in the late afternoon on the day of the seminar. Check out our seminar archive. 
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About the Humlab seminar series

The Humlab seminars allow Humlab to provide opportunities to discuss ongoing research, artistic projects, technical solutions and more in a constructive, intellectually challenging and informal way. These seminars are often joint ventures between Humlab and other institutions and organisations.
 
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