29 y 30 de junio 2017 | Granada

International Conference “Digital Territories”

Constructing Digital Social Sciences and Humanities.

MediaLab Organizer

01. Thematic Areas

MediaLab UGR, as part of the Vice Rectorate of Research and Transfer at the University of Granada (UGR), is organizing the first International Conference “Digital Territories” – Constructing Digital Social Sciences and Humanities, that will be held in Granada during June 29-30, 2017. This conference is organised within the framework of the Knowmetrics project.

To further an academic and social discussion, debate, and exchange of ideas between attendees, the Congress will be articulated around thematic areas, although other proposals surrounding the topics of the digital transformation of the social sciences and humanities are also welcome. Digital Territories aims to promote an interdisciplinary dialogue between diverse fields of knowledge and groups that work with or are interested in the impact of technology on society.


02. Submissions

The proposal submission period will be open until April 10 (Extended deadline: April 21, 2017). The proposals should be sent through this web form. The Scientific Committee will be in charge of evaluating them and communicating the selected proposals.

Submitting a complete article is not required. However, once the proposal has been accepted, you should send with your final summary, a slide (free format) that includes a visual scheme of the content of your exhibition. These slides will be public on the Congress website being able to share them through the social media with the aim of spreading ideas and sparking debates. Once proposals are accepted, the participant will be contacted within a period of time to pay the registration fee and send the the slide in the format of .jpg or .png to medialab@ugr.es.

Communication of results

03. Evaluation of proposal

For all those who presented their proposal to participate in the 1st International Conference «Digital Territories» – Constructing Digital Social Sciences and Humanities, above all thank you for the participation. Approximately 150 proposals have been received, so the Conference promises to be an opportunity to present ideas and results as well as establish new relationships and generate projects. The proposals are currently under review and we will communicate the final results on 12 May.
We thank you for your patience and we look forward to seeing you in Granada.

Types of sessions

  1. Project ideas: this type of presentation would be looking for the creation of networks between attendees, generating collaborations and obtaining feedback about the project. Ideas for projects or projects already in progress will be considered (presentations of 5-10 minutes).

  2. Communication of results: this type of communication includes the presentation of research results (presentations of 15 minutes).

  3. Round tables: the round tables will allow to debate about the positioning of specific topics, critical dialogues, etc. The round tables will be shaped according to the proposals received. In case several people, as speaker, want to participate in the same roundtable, please indicate it in the comments field of the registration.

  4. Workshops: workshops that show a technique, method or any other any other practical question (maximum duration 30 minutes).


In the form you should select all the areas that you consider relevant for the purpose of organizing the final program.

  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Social Sciences
  • Media DataSocial Data and Big Data applied to Digital Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Education and Digital Humanities (Electronic learning, MOOCs, PLEs, Educational Games, etc.)
  • Culture and videogames
  • Digital Sociology
  • Ciberbullying and Hate speech in digital media
  • Cyberpsychology and Online Behaviour
  • Digital Storytelling y Transmedia
  • Lifelogging y Quantified Self
  • eDemocracy and Social Participation in Digital Political environments
  • New Digital Rights: right to forget, privacy, digital death
  • Memory and commemoration within digital space
  • History and critical theory of digital humanities
  • Digital History
  • Cultural infrastructures: Galleries, libraries, files and digital museums (GLAM)
  • Research projects online web databases
  • Image processing, augmented reality, 3D
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Arqueocomputing and Media Archelogy
  • Digital Cultural Heritage y Digital Cultural Landscape 
  • Metadatasemantic webs and ontologies
  • End User Interfaces: Web, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Apps and Mobile design
  • Science with and for Society: co-creationparticipation and social platforms
  • Open Data, Open access y Open Research 
  • Digital Scholarship and ‘Do It Yourself‘ (DIY) focus within the production and dissemination of scientific environment
  • H2020: Transfer knowledge and founding in  Social Sciences and Digital Humanities
  • Ethic in digital media and digital research
  • Intellectual property in Social Science and Digital Humanities
  • Activism and civic engagement through digital tools and media
  • Knowmetrics: knowledge evaluation in digital society.


The program of conferences, communications and round tables will be communicated in next dates through the congress website.

Digital book publication

The conference will edit a digital book with the complete articles corresponding to the selected presentations and held in the conference. The book will have an ISBN and will be in Open Access.

Registration and participation fee

Attendance without Certificate


Attendance without certification and without banquet*

Register here

Attendance with Certificate


Attendance with certificate and banquet*

Register here



Speaker with certificate of participation and banquet*

Register here

*Banquet for those who registered: June 29, in El Carmen de la Victoria with views of the Alhambra


Accommodation Options

Corrala de Santiago (university housing; on the reservation page, please indicate “Congreso Territorios Digitales (Medialab UGR)”.

Congress venue

Palacio la Madraza Calle Oficios 14,  18071 Granada 

Invited Presenters

  • Domenico Fiormonte | UNITRE-Roma | “Why is the digitization of knowledge a problem?”
  • Paul Spence | King’s College London

Coordinator Committee

  • Esteban Romero Frías | Director of Medialab UGR
  • Lidia Bocanegra Barbecho | In charge of Digital Humanities of Medialab UGR

Scientific Committee

  • Salvador del Barrio García | Universidad de Granada
  • Domenico Fiormonte | UNITRE-Roma
  • Fatiha Idmhand | Université de Poitiers
  • Isabel Galina Russell | Biblioteca Nacional de México – Red de Humanidades Digitales
  • Ana García López | Universidad de Granada
  • Elena González-Blanco García | Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia-UNED
  • Ernesto Priani Saisó | Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – Red de Humanidades Digitales
  • Yolanda Guasch Marí | Universidad de Granada
  • Nuria Rodríguez Ortega | Universidad de Málaga
  • María Ros Izquierdo | Universidad de Granada
  • Domingo Sánchez Mesa | Universidad de Granada
  • Paul Spence | King’s College London
  • Daniel Torres Salinas | Responsable Ciencia Digital en MediaLab UGR
  • Maurizio Toscano | Eachtra- Irlanda
  • Javier Valls Prieto | Universidad de Granada
  • Miriam Peña Pimentel | Red de Humanidades Digitales