Call for papers


ATTENTION: We will soon release the list of approved papers. 

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From Oct 10th, 2017 to Nov 10th, 2017 Nov 20th, 2017 you will be able to submit an expanded abstract of a Communication or Poster (in Portuguese, English or Spanish) using the Conference System. Any question? Send a message to

Main themes

The following themes and research areas are proposed:

1. Contemporary Thoughts and Digital World
Coord.: Charles Feitosa (Escola de Filosofia/CCH/UNIRIO) & Nilton dos Anjos (Escola de Filosofia/CCH/UNIRIO)

The Post-Human; Relations between the Real and the Virtual; Cyber Culture and Virtual Reality; Politics of Subjectivity; Post-Human or Trans-Human Corporeality; Ethics in Virtual Environments; Critical Theory applied to Digital Humanities.

2. Technology, Culture, Politics and Society
Coord.: Renata Araújo (CCET/UNIRIO), Marcelo Fornazin (IC/UFF) & Fábio Vasconcellos (CTS/FGV)

Social Networks (social phenomena); Crowdsourcing; Digital Cities, Smart Cities; Cyber-activism and Cyber Democracy; Anthropology / Digital Sociology; Online Learning and Digital Educational Resources; Ethics and Artificial Intelligence; Technology and Public Policies.

3. Digital Collections and Social Memory
Coords.: Ana Ligia Medeiros (CMI/Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa), Aquiles Alencar Brayner (British Library) Jair Martins de Miranda (LABOGAD/CCH/UNIRIO)

Archives, libraries and museums; Digital curation; Digital Heritage; Preservation, Dissemination and Access; Mediation; Informational Competence / Digital Literacy; Computing in Contexts of Creation and Preservation of Cultural Heritage.

4. Representation of Knowledge, Semantics and Open Data
Coords.: Alexandre Rademaker (IBM, EMAp/FGV), Carlos Henrique Marcondes (PPGCI/UFF) & Cláudio José Silva Ribeiro (LABOGAD/CCH,DPTD/CCH/UNIRIO)

Representation of knowledge; Open linked data; Interoperability; Metadata; Vocabularies; Ontologies; Semantic Web.

5. Data Mining and Text Mining
Coords.: Cláudia Freitas (PUC/RJ) & Renato Rocha Souza (EMAp/FGV)

Big Data; Data Science; Computational Linguistics; Annotation for Digital Humanities; Stylistics and Stylometry; Computational applications in Literature, Historical and Cultural Studies.

6. Arts and Digital Expressions
Coords.: Luiza Helena Guimarães (PPGCS/UERJ, MediaArt.LIVE) & Erick Felinto (PPGCS/UERJ)

Aesthetics and Media; Art Science; Art and Data; Virtual and Mixed reality; Art as Politics; Digital Media; History of Digital Arts.

7. Visualization, Sonification and Network Analysis
Coords.: Daniel Alves (FCSH/Universidade Nova de Lisboa), Luis Ferla (Dep. História/Unifesp) & Carlos Eduardo Valencia Villa (Dep. História/UFF)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Data Research and Analysis Systems; Network analysis; Crowdsourcing (collaborative projects)

8. Digital Humanities and Brazilian Reality
Coords.: Ricardo M. Pimenta (IBICT; PPGCI/IBICT-UFRJ) & Bruno Leal (UFF; IH/UFRJ; Café História)

Training and Academic Production in Digital Humanities in Brazil; Digital Ethics in Brazil; Reflective Analysis of Digital Humanities in Brazil; Open Platforms in Brazil (Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tinder, Wikipedia, YouTube, etc.); Brazilian Committee for the Internet (CGI) in Brazil; Brazilian platforms in the world; Digital associations, movements, etc., in Brazil.



HDRio2018 is also accepting proposals for workshops and/or tutorials. These will be meetings for a smaller audience with a high degree of interactivity with the participants, focusing on the dissemination of knowledge through demonstrations of techniques, methodologies, tools, languages and applications. Each workshop/tutorial can last between 90 and 180 minutes, and be taught in Portuguese, English or Spanish. Innovative proposals that demonstrate clear learning objectives by the target audience on any of the themes proposed above are expected. Use the Conference system to send your proposal.

The deadline is Nov 10th 2017 Nov 20th 2017.