Author Archives: Seth Bernstein


GeoPortOst provides access to more than 900 hidden maps of Eastern and Southeastern Europe. The collection includes thematic maps on history, ethnography as well as the economic and social relations of this area. GeoPortOst synthesizes maps, spatial data, and semantic context within a new spatial information system.

Slavic DH in NewsNet

From the full article: The ASEEES Executive Committee has recently approved a new Affiliate Group in the Digital Humanities (“Slavic DH”). This decision formalizes a nascent community that began a conversation at the 2015 ASEEES convention about DH practices and networks within the field. For the last year we have been reaching out to scholars

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Digital Humanities 2016 Conference

The annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations will be held in June 2016 Krakow, Poland. It is just the second time that the conference has taken place in Central/Eastern Europe and promises to have many panels and papers on Slavic topics. For more on the conference visit

First Moscow-Tartu Digital Humanities School

From July 3-7, 2016, the School of Linguistics at Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and Tartu University will organize a digital humanities school at the Museum Estate of Lev Tolstoi at Iasnaia Poliana. Registration is available at this site. The program includes: Oleg Sobchuk and Artem Shelia, “Literary scholars against robots: measuring the evolution of poetry

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Abstractualized is a blog by Seth Bernstein featuring digital projects in Russian and Eurasian studies. It includes posts on GIS and mapping, data mining, network analysis and social media. A recent post included a visualization of Soviet air travel networks from the summer of 1948.

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The Digital Humanities in the Slavic Field Group will be adding more content to this website soon, including resources, highlights of digital humanities work and upcoming events. In the meantime, join our mailing list to stay up to date on plans for the website, the ASEEES convention and a potential THATCamp