From 25 to 28 July, the Latvian National Library (LNB) will host the ‘Baltic School of Digital Sciences Summer School: Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities: Discourse Analysis and Digital LiteraryStudies. Applications for on-site and online participation have already been closed, but every day at. 9.20 All interested parties will have the opportunity to watch one summer school lecture free of charge on the LNB Youtube channel.

The Baltic Digital Sciences Summer School is an international intensive continuing education programme that enables humanities and social science researchers, teachers and students, as well as professionals in archives, libraries and museums, to acquire a range of digital research skills, ranging from the skills needed to work with digital data to visualisation of research results.

The school is being organised for the fifth time in 2023 and will be able to learn, as usual, coding with Python language, web-based data collection skills, as well as data visualisation through Tableau and Gephi. For the first time this year, Python’s language learning will be organised in two streams – starters and students with prior knowledge. This year’s specific focus is discourse analysis, digital literature research, audiobooks and DH infrastructures. A full description of the lectures and classes can be found on the website Digital Humanities in Latvia.

The Baltic Digital Sciences Summer School is organised in cooperation between the LNB, the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Arts of the University of Latvia and the University of Latvia. Programme promoters – project ‘Development of an open and FAIR-compliant digital humanities ecosystem in Latvia’ (No VPP-IZM-DH-2022/1-0002) of the State Research Programme ‘Digital Humanities’; project funder: Latvian Science Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia.

The programme is available here.

Working language: English

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