Content from social media and audiovisual media, sets of big data, digital archives, computerized handwriting analysis – today’s digital culture is causing rapid changes to how research in the Humanities is conducted. These new forms of research are also known as Digital Humanities: Humanities research with a modern, digital twist. This field of research is so promising and could have so much impact that the University of Groningen will be starting a Master’s track in Digital Humanities in September.
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Being able to give meaning to loss – that is what consolation is. Christoph Jedan, Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion, examined the consolation literature of theologians and of philosophers from classical antiquity. He...
During the Second World War, more Jewish residents of five municipalities in the province of Groningen were killed than previously had been estimated. This is the conclusion of research conducted by Richard Paping, a historian at the University of...
Dr Donya Ahmadi, assistant professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Arts, researches and documents the role of female activists in the political developments of 20th and 21st-century Iran.
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