AOM PDW: Frontiers of Digital History Methods

26 06 2017

This PDW at the Academy of Management on Digital Humanities is rather interesting. I’m looking forward to attending! Even though I once taught a course on digital history, that was ages ago and I’ve lost touch with this fast-moving field. I welcome the chance to learn about new research techniques, even if I probably won’t be able to use them in my own research.

The organizers are Robin Gustafsson, Aalto University, Mirko Ernkvist of the Ratio Institute, a market-oriented thinktank in Sweden.

Presenter: Charles Edward Harvey, Newcastle U.
Presenter: Mirko Ernkvist, Ratio Institute
Presenter: Mairi Maclean, U. of Bath
Presenter: Johann Peter Murmann, U. of New South Wales
Presenter: Michael Rowlinson, U. of Exeter
Presenter: David A. Kirsch, U. of Maryland

This PDW This PDW sets out to provide a broad overview and insights to management, organization, and history scholars at large on the current research forefront in how digital databases, methods and tools could contribute to the integration of management, organization, and history research. Overall the PDW centers on the idea for outlining opportunities and current frontier work with digital methods and tools for systematic digital reconstruction of historical sources, rigor and transparency of analysis and inference from evidence. These methodological advances enable new forms of scholarship and research groups collaborations. This PDW will: (1) introduce the participants to the historical developments of digital databases, tools and methods; (2) provide perspectives by forerunner management, organization, and business history researchers on methodological advantages, challenges and opportunities with digital history methods and tools for the integration of management, organization, and historical research; (3) present leading recent research work with digital methods and tools using large-scale digitized historical sources and evidence; (4) provide ample of time for Q&As and open discussions.

 

Source: AOM PDW: Frontiers of Digital History Methods

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