Our interdisciplinary workshop

Thinking in Practice

in Cologne (Germany) Wahn Manor House 

on 19-20 January, 2017

 

 

Please find further information for participants (INTERNAL WORKSHOP PAGE) here.

 

Participants

 

Speakers
Rens Bod Professor of Digital Humanities, Director of the Center for Digital Humanities and Director of the Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences, University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Nina Bonderup Dohn Associate Professor, Department of Design and Communication, University of Southern Denmark, Kolding (Denmark)
Paul Fishwick Distinguished University Chair of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication and Professor of Computer Science, University of Texas, Dallas (USA)
Giorgio Fotia Director of the Bioinformatics Program, Center for Advanced Studies, Research, and Development in Sardinia (CRS4), Pula (Italy)
Günther Görz Professor Emeritus, Computer Science Department, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Fotis Jannidis Professor and Chair of Computer Science and Modern German Literary History, Institute for German Philology, University of Würzburg (Germany)
Claas Lattmann Assistant Professor, Institute of Classical Archaeology, University of Kiel (Germany)
Christina Ljungberg Professor of English and American literary studies, English Department, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
Willard McCarty Professor of Humanities Computing, Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, University of London (UK)
Oliver Nakoinz Heisenberg-Fellow and Lecturer, Institute of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology, University of Kiel (Germany)
Gunnar Olsson Professor Emeritus of Economic Geography, University of Uppsala (Sweden)
Francesca Tomasi Researcher, Department of Classics and Italian Studies, University of Bologna (Italy)
Barbara Tversky Professor Emerita of Psychology, Stanford University; Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University (USA)
Other participants
Jonas Kerschner Research Associate, Digital Humanities, University of Passau (Germany)
Vera Szöllösi Program Director, Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover (Germany)
Project team
Arianna Ciula Research Fellow and Research Facilitator, Department of Humanities, University of Roehampton, London (UK)
Øyvind Eide Lecturer and Research Associate, Chair of Digital Humanities, University of Passau (Germany)

Acting Professor in Digital Humanities, University of Cologne (Germany)

Cristina Marras Researcher, Istituto per il Lessico Intellettuale Europeo e la Storia delle Idee (ILIESI), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome (Italy)
Patrick Sahle Professor of Digital Humanities, Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH), University of Cologne (Germany)
Nils Geißler Research Assistant, Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH), University of Cologne (Germany)
Elli Reuhl Student Assistant, Cologne Center for eHumanities (CCeH), University of Cologne (Germany)
Zoe Schubert Research Associate, Digital Humanities, University of Passau (Germany)
Julia Sorouri Student Assistant, Köln International School of Design, Cologne (Germany)
Michela Tardella Research Assistant, Istituto per il Lessico Intellettuale Europeo e la Storia delle Idee (ILIESI), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome (Italy)


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Programme

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Wednesday January 18

  • 19:45 Participants at Hotel Geisler can meet in the hotel lobby to take a taxi together; Participants at Hotel Karsten can walk to the restaurant (5 minutes)
  • 20:00 Informal dinner at Restaurant LaFonte (Heidestraße 246 in Cologne-Wahn)

Programme

Thursday January 19

Please note: Each speaker has maximum 20 mins to present own statement and 10 mins to respond to colleague’s statement.
09.00-09.15 Welcome Coffee and registration
09.15-09.45 Introduction
  • Welcome and introduction on behalf of UoC (Patrick Sahle)
  • Puzzle matching (Cristina Marras)
  • Dialogue introduction (Arianna Ciula, Øyvind Eide)
09.45-11.15 Session 1a

Facilitator:

Arianna Ciula

  • Willard McCarty: “Modelling, ontology and wild thought”,
    Nina Bonderup Dohn: “Models, modelling, metaphors and metaphorical thinking – position paper from an educational philosophical view”
  • Short discussion
  • Introduction to exercises (Cristina Marras)
  • Exercise: Metaphorical Navigation (Cristina Marras)
11.15-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-13.00 Session 1b

Facilitator:

Øyvind Eide

  • Barbara Tversky: “Visual Communication”,
    Christina Ljungberg: “The role of iconicity in cognition and communication”
  • Short discussion
  • Repositioning exercise: MetaMaps (Cristina Marras)
13.00-14.00 Catered lunch – Pizza Service
14.00-15.00 Guided tour
15.00-16.30 Session 2a

Facilitator:

Patrick Sahle

  • Rens Bod: “Notes on Modelling”,
    Fotis Jannidis: “Modelling in the Digital Humanities”
  • Short discussion
  • Repositioning exercise: Metaphorical Navigation (Cristina Marras)
16.30-16.45 Coffee break
16.45-18.00 Session 2b

Facilitator:

Cristina Marras

  • Oliver Nakoinz: “Models and Modelling in Archaeology”,
    Øyvind Eide
  • Short discussion
  • Repositioning exercise: MetaMaps (Cristina Marras)
18.00-18.15 Closing day 1 Summing up first day (Arianna Ciula, Cristina Marras)
20:00 Dinner Eltzhof Kulturgut http://www.eltzhof-kulturgut.de/brauhaus/

Friday January 20

Please note: Each speaker has maximum 20 mins to present own statement and 10 mins to respond to colleague’s statement.
09.00-09.30 Coffee
9.30-11.00 Session 3a

Facilitator:

Øyvind Eide

  • Gunnar Olsson: “EVERYTHING IS TRANSLATION (including the art of making new boots out of the old ones)”,
    Claas Lattmann: “Iconizing the Digital Humanities. Models and Modeling from a Semiotic Perspective”
  • Short discussion
  • Repositioning exercise: Metaphorical Navigation (Cristina Marras)
11.15-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-13.00 Session 3b

Facilitator:

Cristina Marras

  • Giorgio Fotia: “Modelling practices and practices of modelling”,
    Paul Fishwick: “Information Modelling of the Humanities”
  • Short discussion
  • Repositioning exercise: MetaMaps (Cristina Marras)
13.00-14.00 Catered lunch
14.00-14.30 Go create
14.30-16.00 Session 4a

Facilitator:

Patrick Sahle

  • Günther Görz: “Some Remarks on Modelling from a Computer Science Perspective”,
    Francesca Tomasi: “Modelling is my favourite job”
  • Short discussion
  • Repositioning exercise: Metaphorical Navigation (Cristina Marras)
16.00-16.15 Coffee break
16.15-17.30 Session 4b

Closing

  • Drag-and-drop conclusive exercise and discussion (Cristina Marras)
  • Summing up both days (Patrick Sahle)


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