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Digital Humanities in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia: Resources

This guide is designed for scholars interested in the digital humanities field in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.

Journals

Filologiia i chelovek, Russian journal edited by a group of universities in the Altai Republic

Istoriia, Russian journal on education and science, edited by the State Academic University for the Humanities (GAUGN) and the Russian Academy of Sciences 

Komp’iuternaia lingvistika i intellektual’nye tekhnologii, Collections of publications and proceedings from past editions of the Russian “Dialogue” Conference on Computational linguistics and intellectual technologies 

Kritika i semiotika, Russian journal published by the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Novyi Filologicheskii Vestnik, specialized journal on philology, by the Russian State University of the Humanities (RGGU) in Moscow

Prace Filologiczne, Polish journal on philology and linguistics. Edited by the University of Warsaw 

Trudy Instituta russkogo iazyka im. V.V. Vinogradova, journal on linguistics by the Russian Academy of Sciences 

Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta: Seriia 9. Filologiia, publication on philology by Lomonosov Moscow State University 

Voprosy iazykoznaniia, Russian journal on philology by the Russian Academy of Sciences 

Voprosy literatury. Russian journal on literature and literary criticism. English translations of the articles are published in the journal Russian Studies in Literature 

 

Other resources

Ruscorpora (Национальный корпус русского языка/National corpus of the Russian language): A database of the contemporary Russian language, consisting of approximately 600 million words. The corpus is based on a large collection of digital Russian texts.

The Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) at the Central European University in Budapest has made available on its website a wide variety of digital humanities course syllabi and pedagogy resources, as well as computational tools and tutorials for beginners, and links to a list of international workshops and summer schools.

The DHI website also provides an extensive list of digital humanities projects and centers in Hungary and Eastern Europe more broadly, as well as in the rest of Europe and North America

The Digital Humanities Laboratory at Warsaw University (LaCH UW) provides on its website a number of useful digital humanities tools, and videos of seminars on topics such as computational methods, programming languages, digital archiving, and information management. It also offers video recordings of the Lab's open lecture series that explores the intersection between humanities and sciences. 

The webstie of the Centre for Digital Humanities at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow offers video recordings of seminars by affiliated researchers on a variety of subjects and project related to digital humanities. 
The Centre has also developed a transliteration tool for converting pre-revolutionary Russian into contemporary Russian. Moreover, it offers tools such as linguistic mapping in R, and a Russian rhyme detector.