Digital humanities lunch albo: jak ugryźć humanistykę cyfrową

Continuing the medieval tradition of eating while listening to a learned person reading and interpreting learned texts, we are inviting all those interested in the humanitates digitales to join us for lunch on Fridays at IJP PAN for the following talks.

when and where:

Fridays 1pm, in the conference room of IJP PAN, al. Mickiewicza 31 in Kraków or online:

In the pandemic the discussion part of the meetings will take part through zoom, the links to specific meetings will be posted about a week in advance on their pages.


meetings in 2020/2021:


21.05.2021 Artjoms Šeļa and Maciej Eder (Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN): Jedno słowo, by wszystkimi rządzić: działanie zanurzeń słów (word embeddings) w atrybucji autorskiej

9.07.2021 Berenike Herrmann (University of Bielefeld) and Giulia Grisot (University of Basel): more details soon


04.09.2020 Mike Kestemont (University of Antwerp: Advances in Digital Music Iconography

2.10.2020 Benjamin Nagy (University of Adelaide): WOOOOSH! Analysing Latin Poetry with Computers

23.10.2020 Anna Olszewska (Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza): Rembrandt’s entropy debates: abbreviated history of algorithmic image analysis.

13.11.2020 Katarzyna Kapitan (Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Iceland, National Museum of Iceland and Museum of National History, Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark): Computer-assisted methods of revealing relationships among manuscript-transmitted texts

4.12.2020 Miguel Escobar Varela (National University of Singapore): A stylometry of motion? Towards the quantitative comparison of movement in theatre and dance

15.01.2021 Tunde Ope-Davies (Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Lagos): Retooling the Humanities in the Age of Technology: Prospects, Challenges and Possibilities in African Digital Humanities

26.02.2021 Sinai Rusinek (University of Haifa): The Emic, the Etic and the Analytic: Classifying the 19th-century newspaper

19.03.2021 Botond Szemes (Eötvös Loránd University): On the Style of the Novel. Algorithmic Identification of the Types of the Compound and Complex Sentences.

9.04.2021 Jan Idziak, Artjoms Šeļa, Michał Woźniak, Albert Leśniak, Joanna Byszuk, Maciej Eder (Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN): The automatic system of handwritten text recognition (HTR) for Polish lexicographic sources (talk in Polish)

Information about the following meetings will be posted soon.


Department of Methodology IJP PAN

Rafał Górski, Maciej Eder, Joanna Byszuk, Michał Woźniak, Albert Leśniak, Wojciech Łukasik, Artjoms Šela

in cooperation with Towarzystwo Miłośników Języka Polskiego

The general visual identification of DH Lunch series was created by Maciej Eder, the promotional graphics for 2020/2021 (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube cover arts) were created by Antonina Martynenko. Thank you!