Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities Discourse Analysis and Digital Literary Studies

Läti Rahvusraamatukogu, Läti Ülikool

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When: 25 July - 28 July 2023
Where: Riga, National Library of Latvia and Online
Language: English
Duration: 4 days
Credits: 3 ECTS
Fee: 30 EUR*

Welcome to the annual Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities (BSSDH 2023)!

This year’s programme offers must-have introductory courses for digital humanists and digital social scientists who wish to come to grips with programming with Python, collecting web data, and network visualization. For the first time, an advanced Python class is also available. The course is co-taught by an international team of researchers and practitioners of digital humanities and digital social sciences coming from Latvia, Finland, Sweden, and Poland. As always, this will be a great opportunity to meet colleagues and mentors from other countries and explore different perspectives!

The programme includes workshops and lectures in:

  • programming with Python (basic and advanced tracks)
  • discourse analysis
  • digital literary studies
  • collecting web data
  • network visualisation
  • food computing
  • reading studies
  • DH infrastructures


The Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities is aimed at students and researchers of humanities and social sciences, library, and archives professionals. There are no prerequisites for participation, as the course does not require any background in DH computing. The working language of the summer school is English. After successful completion of the summer course, students will be awarded 3 ECTS by the University of Latvia.

30 EUR includes: Full access to all lectures and workshops, onsite or online. Food and drinks during lunch and coffee breaks for onsite students. Access is free of charge for assistants of workshops and other volunteers. Contact to apply!


State Research programme
Nr. VPP-IZM-DH-2020/1-0002

BSSDH 2023 is organized by a joint effort of the National Library of LatviaInstitute of Literature, Folklore and Art (University of Latvia)Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Latvia.

Coordinator Anda Baklāne
+371 29 143 299

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