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International Conference: "Big Data on Human and Social Sciences – History, Issues and Challenges"

Submissão de artigos até 31 de julho de 2017
Quando 2017-11-06 00:00 até
2017-11-07 00:00
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Organização: Instituto de História Contemporânea da FCSH/NOVA e History Lab (Columbia University)

Keynote Speakers (confirmed): Matthew Connelly (Columbia University)

 

The Institute of Contemporary History (IHC-FCSH/NOVA) and the History Lab (Columbia University) will be hosting an international conference to examine the challenges and impact of ‘Big Data’ in the human and social sciences, which opens up new connections and collaborations within the research community and with the civil society. The conference will be held on the 6-7 November 2017, in Lisbon, and it is open to all scientific areas.

We welcome proposals for individual papers to address these but also other questions. Some of the topics include but are not limited to:

- History of Big Data;
- Big data and modes of knowledge production;
- Big data. Pitfalls and errors;
- Development of complex datasets;
- Big Data and networks;
- Digital Humanities and historical research
- Archives, libraries and Big Data;
- Historical Big Data and statistical tools;
- Text mining and historical sources;
- Big data management for researchers and research institutions;
- Big data infrastructures.

 

Paper proposals should be submitted until 31 July 2017 and should include the name, affiliation, title, abstract (minimum 150 words, maximum 300 words), five keywords, up to five bibliographical references, and a brief biographical note (200 words maximum). The results will be communicated by 15 September 2017.
Communications may be held in Portuguese, Spanish and English and should not last for more than 15 minutes.
The organization will publish, after approval by the Scientific Committee, a selection of articles from the papers presented at our Conference.

 

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