Digital Art History – Methods, Practices, Epistemologies II

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Call for Papers
June 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Humanities, Social Sciences, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Architecture and Architectural History


International Conference “Digital Art History – Methods, Practices, Epistemologies II”

4 – 6 November, 2019 – Zagreb, Croatia


Subject Fields: Digital Art History, Digital History of Architecture, Visual Culture Studies, Museology, Digital Cultural Heritage, Social and Cultural History Studies, Design Research, Information Science, Network Science

Conference organized by Zagreb Institute of Art History, and Zagreb University, University Computing Centre (SRCE), is aiming at bringing together established and early career scholars, independent researchers, and professionals involved with the transdisciplinary digital research initiatives, who are interested in critically examining recent developments in the field of Digital Art History.

Along with the presentations of the ongoing or recently completed research projects, and unpublished discussions concerning theoretical, methodological, or epistemological issues of Digital Art History, we encourage the papers focusing on the methods used to approach a complex research questions, and on theoretical and technical issues raised by such an approach that might be of interest to wider DAH community.  

Topics that might be examined include, but are not limited to:

  1. DAH practices & approaches to
  • Network visualizations, and social networks analysis
  • Digital mapping, imaging, and modelling
  • Integration of visual, spatial and temporal analysis
  • Computational text analysis (topic modelling, data mining, qualitative text analysis, spatial and textual topographies)


DAH data practices

  • Institutional and disciplinary research data management services and infrastructures
  • Good practices to achieve research transparency and reproducibility
  • Data management plans (DMP)
  • Implementations of FAIR data principles
  • Interoperability, standards, and shared data sources


  1. Collaborative research
  • Collaborative research networks & platforms
  • Collaboration and communication of scholarly insights within and across disciplines
  • Advantages and limits of collaborative research


  1. DAH policies & epistemologies
  • power centres’ and ‘new’ peripheries
  • relation between analogue & digital art history, and change in the character of art historical knowledge
  • DAH pedagogy and scholarship


Paper proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 15 June, 2019 to Please download Paper Proposal Form at

The applicants will be notified about the acceptance of their proposals by 1 July, 2018.


Tools, solutions & ideas forum

We invite entrepreneurs SME, SM, independent labs, and individual software developers to apply to the Tools, Solutions & Ideas Forum that will be held parallel to the Conference.

The Forum aims to present new digital tools, software solutions, and the ideas for the application of AI, and VR/AR technologies in Arts & Humanities, GLAM, and Digital Cultural Heritage sector.

Please download TSI Application Form at

The deadline for TSI Applications is August 1st, 2019. For further information please contact


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