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Nadezhda Povroznik

Email: Povroznik.ng@gmail.com

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PROFILE

Associate Professor at Perm State University, Russia, with 12 years of experience in the Digital Humanities field, with a focus on Digital History, Digital Heritage and Virtual Museology.

CURRICULUM AND COURSE DEVELOPMENT (2016-2018)

Bachelor level

  • Information Technologies in Humanities Research

Masters level

  • Technologies of Preservation and Representation of Historical and Cultural Heritage
  • Technologies for the Analysis of Historical Texts
  • Virtual museums, Electronic Archives and Libraries
  • Information and Analytical Technologies of State and Municipal Government
  • Information Society

KEY AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Digital Humanities 
  • Digital History
  • Social History
  • Content-analysis of Texts
  • Information Systems and Databases
  • Digital Cultural Heritage Infrastructure
  • Virtual Museums

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  1. Digital History of Virtual Museums, supported by the Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) at the University of Luxembourg (2019)
  2. Virtual Multimodal Museum (VIMM), funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme (CULT-COOP-8-2016). Expert in the section TA1 (profile), participate in the working group 1.1 “What is a Virtual Museum”, discuss the problems of virtual museums’ phenomenon and typology as well
  3. Socio-cultural characteristics and patterns of behavior of the provincial Zemstvo deputies (the cases the Moscow, St. Petersburg and Perm Zemstvos in the second half of the XIX century) (supported by Russian Fund for Basic Research, grant № 17-06-00470, 2017-2019)
  4. Formation of the parliamentary sub-elite in Late Imperial Russia (supported by Russian Fund for Basic Research, grant № 16-06-00569, 2016-2018)
  5. History-oriented information systems: Methodological, theoretical and applied problems of creation and use (supported by Russian Fund for Basic Research, grant № 13-06-00655, 2013-2015)
  6. The Newspaper “Perm Provincial Vedomosti” in 1838-1844: Problems of source study and preservation of the historical and cultural textual heritage (supported by Russian Humanitarian Scientific Fund, grant № 08-01-82101 a/U, 2008-2009)
  7. Journals of Zemstvo Assemblies as a source of studying the history of local self-government in Russia (second half of XIX — beginning of XX century). The Information system (supported by Russian Fund for Basic Research, grant № 04-07-90283-v, 2004-2006)
  8. Source-study analysis of the newspaper «Perm Provincial Vedomosti» (XIX — early XX centuries) based on the use of new computer technologies (supported by Russian Humanitarian Scientific Fund, grant № 05-01-82102 a/U, 2005-2006)

TECHNOLOGIES FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH

  • Content-analysis of historical texts (AntConc, TagAnt)
  • XML markup for research purposes (TEI, TXM, XML editors)
  • Web-services for corpus analysis
  • History-oriented information systems and databases
  • Data Visualization & Infografics (MS Excel, web-services and graphic apps)
  • Photogtrammetry based 3D (Agisoft Photoscan, 3DF Zephyr, Sketchfab)

INTERNSHIPS, WORKSHOPS & FURTHER TRAINING

  • Workshop «Investing in the future of our Digital Cultural Heritage: The EU Horizon 2020 CSA ViMM Roadmap» (EUROMED-2018, 01 November 2018, Nicosia, Cyprus);
  •  Workshop «How digital technologies can contribute to the preservation and restoration of Europe’s most important and endangered cultural heritage sites» (EUROMED-2018, 29-30 October 2018, Nicosia, Cyprus);
  • Workshop “XML and TEI for Slavic philology” (EL´MANUSCRIPT-2018. 14-18 September 2018, Vienna and Krems, Austria);
  • International Summer School in Information Retrieval’2018: “Information Retrieval for Good” (Kazan, Russia, August 2018);
  • Workshop “Introduction to Born-Digital Heritage: from harvesting to analysing Web archives” (DH Benelux 2018, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 2018)
  • Training program “Digital Spring” by the Center for Digital Humanitarian Research of Higher School of Economics (Moscow-Voronovo, April 2018)
  • Further Training program “Historical and cultural educational standard: the Concept of modern historical education” (Perm State University, Perm, August 2017)
  • Workshop “Workflow for the Integration of Heritage Digital Resources” (Olimje, Slovenia, May 2017)
  • Russian-French seminar on discussing theoretical and applied problems of creating modern information resources for research in the fields of history, political science, linguistics and other humanities “Introduction to TEI and XML”, “Alternative systems of encoding, markup, processing and visualization of textual information”, “TXM Software for analysis of Russian texts corpuses” (ICAR Laboratory, École normale supérieure de Lyon, Lion, France, May 2015)
  • Russian-Austrian seminar “Documenting and analysis of Historical and Cultural Heritage using the methods of historical information science” (supported by Russian Fund for Basic Research and Austrian Scientific Fund, Graz, Austria, April 2009)
  • Academic exchange program “British culture and institutes” (University of Oxford, Oxford, Great Britain, November – December 2008)
  • Internship program “Scientific and educational information systems for historians” (Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Informationsverarbeitung, the University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, October 2007)
  • Internship program “Information technologies in teaching humanities” (F. Historische Fachinformatik und Dokumentation, Institute fur Geschichte, University of Graz, Austria, April 2007)

PUBLICATIONS (2016-2018)

Books

  1. Povroznik N.G. (2017) Information and Analytical Technologies of State and Municipal Management. Perm State University publishing house, Perm, 2017. 164 pages.

Selected journal articles and published conference papers

  1. Povroznik N. (2019) Documentation of Digital Heritage Information Resources: Expanding Access for Research and Education. In the Proceedings of the conference DH2019, 9-12 July 2019. Utrecht, Netherlands. URL: https://dev.clariah.nl/files/dh2019/boa/0403.html;
  2. Povroznik N. (2019) Modern trends for digital historical and cultural heritage infrastructure development. In “Humanitarian research and the digital environment: Research and practice”. Eds. Zhabko E. D. St.-Petersburg, 2019, pp. 38-53;
  3. Povroznik N. (2018) Structural Dynamics of the Indexes to the Verbatim Records of the State Duma at the Beginning of the 20th Century: Analysis of the Historical Corpus Based on XML Markup // Historical Information Science. Vol. 4. Pp. 73-83. DOI: 10.7256/2585-7797.2018.4.28053 (in Russian);
  4. Povroznik N. (2018) Towards a Global Infrastructure for Digital Cultural Heritage // Digital Heritage. Progress in Cultural Heritage: Documentation, Preservation, and Protection: 7th International Conference, EuroMed 2018, Nicosia, Cyprus, October 29 – November 3, 2018, Proceedings, Part I. Pp. 607-615. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01762-0_53 (in English)
  5. P. Arthur, M. van Faassen, R. Hoekstra, N. Povroznik, L. Hearn, N. Peters (2018) Migration Experiences: Acknowledging the Past, and Sustaining the Present and Future // Digital Heritage. Progress in Cultural Heritage: Documentation, Preservation, and Protection: 7th International Conference, EuroMed 2018, Nicosia, Cyprus, October 29 – November 3, 2018, Proceedings, Part II. Pp. 224-234. DOI:  10.1007/978-3-030-01765-1_25 (in English);
  6. Povroznik N. (2018) Virtual Museums and Cultural Heritage: Challenges and Solutions // Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 3rd Conference Helsinki, Finland, March 7-9, 2018, pp. 394-402 (in English);
  7. Povroznik N. (2018) 3D models of Ancient Greek Collection of the Perm University History Museum: Creation and Use // Digital Cultural Heritage. M. Ioannides (Ed.): ITN-DCH 2017. LNCS 10605. Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature, 2018, pp. 144–154 (in English);
  8. Kornienko S., Povroznik N., Ehlakova A. (2017) Socio-cultural characteristics of the deputies of the first triennum of provincial Zemstvo meetings in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Perm // Vlast. No. 12 (vol 25) 2017, pp. 130-136 (in Russian);
  9. Povroznik N.G., Smetanin A.V. (2017) Social network analysis of the deputies of provincial zemstvo meetings: to the formulation of the problem / / Proceedings of the Conference “Digital Humanities: resources, methods, research” 16-18May, 2017, Perm, Russia 2017. Vol. 1, pp.140-143 (in Russian);
  10. Povroznik N.G. (2017) Indexes to the verbatim records of the State Duma meetings of the early twentieth century: An Analysis of the change in the source structure based on XML markup // Proceedings of the Conference “Digital Humanities: resources, methods, research” 16-18May, 2017, Perm, Russia 2017. Vol. 1, pp. 137-140 (in Russian);
  11. Povroznik N.G., Shmoller E. (2017) Material culture of Islam in the post-Soviet space: Opportunities of studying on the basis of resources of virtual museums // Proceedings of the Conference “Digital Humanities: resources, methods, research” 16-18May, 2017, Perm, Russia 2017. Vol. 2, pp.196-199 (in Russian);
  12. Kornienko S.I., Povroznik N.G. (2016) Possibilities of using XML for studying the Stenographic reports of the State Duma in the Russian Empire of the early 20th century // El’Manuscript-2016: Rasytinis palikimas ir informacines technologijos. VI tarptautine moksline konferencija Pranesimai ir tezes, Vilnius, 2016 m. rugpjucio 22-28 d, pp. 95-99 (in Russian);
  13. Gagarina D.A., Kornienko S.I., Povroznik N.G. (2016) Information systems in the digital environment of historical science // Electronic scientific and educational journal “History”. 2016. No. 7 (51) (in Russian);
  14. Kornienko S.I., Povroznik N.G., Gagarina D.A., Harisova A.R. University and Library: Cooperation in the field of conservation and study of provincial periodicals // The Role of Libraries in the Information Support of Historical Science. Eds. Chubaryan А.О., Firsov V.R.. Moscow, 2016, pp. 500-515 (in Russian);
  15. Povroznik N. Typology of Virtual Museums and their Potential for Providing Information for Historical Sciences // The Proceedings of International Conference “Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts, EVA-2016”, St. Petersburg, June 23rd–24th, 2016, pp. 61-65 (in English);
  16. Povroznik N.G., Tararukhina E.S. Creation of historical virtual museum of Perm University // Museums of universities of the Eurasian Association and their role in the preservation of cultural heritage: Proceedings of the II International Scientific and Methodical Conference, Tomsk, 25-29 September, 2016, pp. 144-151 (in Russian).

Recent conference presentations (2016-2018)

  1. International Conference on Digital Heritage. EUROMED-2018, 29 October – 3 November 2018, Nicosia, Cyprus. Report “Towards a Global Infrastructure for Digital Cultural Heritage”;
  2. 7th International Conference on Textual Heritage and Information Technologies EL´MANUSCRIPT-2018. 14-18 September 2018, Vienna and Krems, Austria. Report “Corpus-based historical interpretation: Analyzing the indexes to verbatim records of the early 20th-century State Duma of the Russian Empire”;
  3. The 5th DH Benelux Conference 6-8 June, 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Report “Visualization of text data and mapping of statements by Zemstvo deputies”;
  4. Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries. 3rd Conference. 7–9 March 2018, Helsinki, Finland. The Report “Virtual Museums and Cultural Heritage: Challenges and Solutions”;
  5. Conference “Economics and Culture: Traditions and Perspectives” 19-20 February, 2018, Perm, Russia. The Report “Private museum collections in virtual space”;
  6. International Conference “Historical Information Science: Traditions and Innovations (devoted to the 25th Anniversary of the Interdisciplinary Direction)”. 17-18 November, 2017, Moscow, Russia. The Report “Priorities of Zemstvo activities according to the content-analysis of the Journals of the provincial Zemstvo meetings”;
  7. International Conference “Information Technologies in the Humanities”. DH Russia-2017. 18-22 September, 2017, Krasnoyarsk (Russia). The Report “Socio-cultural characteristics and patterns of provincial Zemstvo deputies behavior: approaches and methods of study”;
  8. Final Conference on Digital Heritage. Initial Training Network on Digital Cultural Heritage. 23-25 May, 2017, Olimje, Slovenia. Report “3D Modeling of exhibits of the Perm University History Museum: Preservation, provision of access to and usage of Cultural Heritage items”;
  9. International Conference “Digital Humanities: Resources, Methods, Research”, 16-18 May, 2017, Perm, Russia. The Report “Indexes to the verbatim records of the State Duma meetings of the early twentieth century: An Analysis of the change in the source structure based on XML markup”;
  10. International conference of the Association for “History and Computer” “Historical Research in the Digital Age: Information Resources, Methods, Technologies”. 7-9 October, 2016, Moscow, Zvenigorod, Russia. Report “Increasing the potential of virtual museums for information support of historical science”;
  11. International Conference “Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts, EVA-2016”, 23-24 June, 2016. St.-Petersburg, Russia. The Report “Typology of virtual museums and their potential for providing information for historical sciences”;
  12. XIX Joint Conference “Internet and Contemporary Society” IMS-2016, 22-24 June, 2016, St. Petersburg, Russia. Report “An Assessment of the transparency of federal executive bodies in the Russian Federation: from subjectivity to accurate data”.

Professional Associations membership

  • The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH);
  • The Association of Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries (DHN);
  • Russian Association for History and Computing (AIK);
  • El-Manuscript, Textual Heritage.