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Digital Humanities Academy

The third of Digital Humanities Academy, the first of which we piloted in 2021, will be held on 22 May 2023 -05 June 2023 virtually.​ ​

The Digital Humanities Academy is organized in content and format for social scientists with a focus on programming language, social network, text and spatial analysis. The Academy includes an introductory course in Digital Humanities designed by expert trainers and workshops consisting of training in five different themes: ​

  • Introduction to Digital Humanities

  • Python

  • Transkribus

  • Mapping with ArcGIS

  • Data Analysis with R

  • Network Analysis with Gephi

The language of the Academy will be Turkish.​ ​Since Digital Humanities Academy is organized without a sponsorship, thus participation will be paid for trainers and technical infrastructure expenses. If there are sponsors in our academy organizations, our trainings will be updated free of charge.​ ​ If you want to include new research methods in your studies by taking Digital Humanities education, you can apply to the Digital Humanities Academy by filling out the application form below.

For detailed information about hours and content please check out the 2023 catalog.

Application Announcement: April 11 2023
Application Deadline:            May 01 2023
Announcement of Results:    May 05 2023
Registration:                           May 05 - May 12 2023
Training Start Date:                May 22 2023
Training Completion Date:   June 05 2023



Introduction to Digital Humanities

This workshop focuses on the potentials and new approaches of digital humanities, which are increasingly influential in almost every field of humanities and offer new and effective methods and questions for research. In the workshop, the relationship of digital humanities with different disciplines/themes, and its development and current situation, as well as applications and tools will be discussed.

ARCGIS Workshop

This is an introductory training workshop where participants can learn the concept of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), map creation methods and spatial analysis. As part of the workshop, the participants will learn how to create, store, visualize, organize and analyze data.


Transkribus Workshop

TRANSKRIBUS is an artificial intelligence-based platform for text recognition, transcription, and the coding of historical documents. The workshop will discuss the potentials and limitations of building a Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) model for Ottoman Turkish, as well as hands-on applications on the TRANSKRIBUS platform.

R and DATA ANALYSIS Workshop

R is a software environment for statistical computing and graphics, as well as a programming language. Within the scope of this workshop, an introductory R training, Data Analysis and Introduction to R, Data Cleaning with R, visualization with R ggplot2 and text analysis methods will be held for humanities.

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PYTHON Workshop

Within the scope of this training, Introduction to programming, Introduction to Python, Basic data types, Flow control mechanism, Loops, Advanced data structures, Functions, Library usage, Pandas library, Fundamentals of data analysis and manipulation, reading data from PDF and Excel etc., restructuring the manipulating data, Web scraping (getting data from websites), Web automations will be held for humanities.

Network Analysis and Gephi Workshop

Social Network analysis identifies and analyses relationships between structures, institutions, or actors. In this workshop, hands-on applications will be made with Gephi using data sets for humanities (especially for historians) and an introduction to the basic elements of social network analysis will be made.

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