The History and Context of the Digital Humanities in Russia

Inna Kizhner, Melissa Terras, Lev Manovich, Boris Orekhov, Anastasia Bonch-Osmolovskaya, Maxim Rumyantsev

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    Abstract

    Обосновано значение российской естественнонаучной традиции для развития цифровых гуманитарных наук в нашей стране. Показано, что формирование цифровых гуманитарных наук происходило под влиянием разных научных направлений: использование количественных и математических методов в гуманитарных науках, издательской деятельности, применение информацион- ных технологий в музейной деятельности.

    The history and context of the development of Digital Humanities in Russia as outlined in this paper shows that there are various influences at play which have led to the forming of the Russian DH field. We link the quantitative methods used to previous trends in scholarship, including mathematics, Russian editorial practices, and the development of museum computing in the country. By doing so we can consider the individual societal contexts which encourage a field to emerge, and although that field may look similar to outsiders, identify the lineage of intellectual approaches which still influence methods and cultures within the discipline.
    Translated title of the contributionThe History and Context of the Digital Humanities in Russia
    Original languageRussian
    Pages416-419
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2018
    EventDigital Humanities 2018 annual conference - UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico
    Duration: 26 Jun 201829 Jun 2018

    Conference

    ConferenceDigital Humanities 2018 annual conference
    Country/TerritoryMexico
    CityMexico City
    Period26/06/1829/06/18

    Keywords

    • digital humanities
    • quantitative methods in the humanities
    • formal school
    • B.I. Yarkho
    • цифровые гуманитарные науки
    • количественные методы в гу- манитарных науках
    • формальная школа
    • Б.И. Ярхо

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