We are delighted to have our interdisciplinary digital humanities research workshop on 7th - 9th of June 2021 hosted by the Instituto Svizzero in Rome (ISR) to address a wide variety of disciplines, like art history, archaeology, media and cultural studies, etc.

Programm 2021

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SUMMER SPECIAL TOPIC - Visualizing the Virus

For the summer vacations I would like to present a special project - this project does not originate from our kick-off event in Rome - but belongs to the kick-off of the new DH-Power in Switzerland....

Without an observer, all works of art are worthless

In both the analog and digital world, art relies on viewers to convey meaning. In the midst of an ever-increasing amount of data in the digital space, how do you ensure that digital collections remain visible?...


The digital workflow and the IIIF initiatives at the Vatican Library

Paola Manoni

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

Visualizing Digital Collections of Art – Interdependencies of Images and Metadata

Sonja Gasser

Digital Humanities, University of Bern

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Kick-off Committee:

Universität Basel
PhD Program in Digital Humanities

Universität Bern
Walter Benjamin Kolleg

Università Svizzera Italiana

Université de Genève

Universität Zürich
Digital Visual Studies

With the kind assistance of:

Istituto Svizzero di Roma (ISR)

Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (SAGW)

Bibliotheca Hertziana –
Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte