Babylonian Medicine

Freie Universität Berlin

Helsinki Workshop ‘Ancient Digital Humanities’, March 6, 2018

In recent years, a growing number of scholars of ancient history have started to explore the possibilities offered by digital humanities. The workshop “Ancient Digital Humanities” aims to accelerate these developments and enter into the conversation already in progress in the larger field of history. The session brings together leading scholars who apply computational methods to the study of ancient history, culture, and literature.


Ancient Digital Humanities Workshop (Helsinki, 6 March 2018)
Venue: University of Helsinki, Porthania building (Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki)

convened by: Tero Alstola, University of Helsinki

Melanie Groß, Leiden University: An Open Access Database: the “Prosopography of Babylonia”
Tuukka Kauhanen, University of Helsinki: Editing the Septuagint with Digital Tools
Paulina Pikulska, University of Warsaw: The Dossier of Aquba’ – Local Businesswomen in the Neo-Babylonian Sippar
Johannes Bach, University of Helsinki: Narrativity, Structuralism and Digitalization
Anthony R. Meyer, University of Michigan: Digital Humanities and Discovery Learning: A Neatline Interactive Geospatial Exhibit of the Ancient World
Marja Vierros, University of Helsinki: Greek Documentary Papyri, Linguistics, and Digital Methods
Rodrigo Hernáiz, Philipps-Universität Marburg: Applications of Text Corpora for the Study of Ancient Languages: Akkadian Sociolinguistics
Tero Alstola, Heidi Jauhiainen, and Aleksi Sahala, University of Helsinki: Semantic Domains in Akkadian Texts


If you are interested in joining other programme units of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2018 conference, please see the programme and register at

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