História Digital
Cod: 31372
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: History
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 15

 Given that the contents of the curricular unit are relatively new for the great majority of the students of the History degree, due to its specific profile, a great attention is given to the correlation between them and the learning objectives. Throughout the analysis and reflexion on the vectors that structure the curricular unit’s content, it is intended to present to an integrated vision and understanding of the changes and issues related to the conditions of production and sharing of historical knowledge as well asthe core activity of the historian. This will have as background the context of a society ever more organizes in a network and dominated by digital communication





1) Explain de meaning of Digital History

2) Recognize new forms of production and representation of historical knowledge

3) Analyze the changes observed in the sharing of knowledge produced and in its appropriation by the community

4) Assess the challenges and impact of a new historiographical practice.

1) What is Digital History?

2) New forms of production and representation of historical knowledge.

3) Sharing the knowledge produced in the network and its appropriation by the community.

4) The challenges and impact of a new historiographical practice.

Alves, D. (2014). Introduction: digital methods and tools for historical research. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 8(1), 1-12. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10362/12013

Cohen, D. & Rosenzweig, R. (2005). Digital History. EUA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Guardado, C. & Borges, M. M. (2012). Digital History in Portugal. In A. Tokar, M. Beurskens, S. Keuneke, M. Mahrt, I. Peters, C. Puschmann, T. van Treeck & K. Weller (Eds.), Science and the Internet (pp. 43-54). Dusseldorf University Press: Dusseldorf. Retrieved from https://www.uniduesseldorf.de/home/fileadmin/redaktion/DUP/PDFDateien_/Open_Access/Science_and_the_Internet_OA.pdf

Noiret, S. (2015). História Pública Digital. Liinc em Revista, 11(1), 28-51. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18225/liinc.v11i1.797

Pons, A. & Eiros, M. (Eds) (2018). Historia digital: una apuesta del siglo XXI. Ayer. Revista de Historia Contemporánea, 110(2) Marcial Pons: Madrid. Retrieved from https://revistaayer.com/sites/default/files/articulos/110-3-ayer110_HistDigital_APons_MEiroa.pdf

Vinck, D. (2018). Humanidades Digitales. La cultura frente a las nuevas tecnologias. Gedisa Editorial: Barcelona.


 Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 or 3 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final presence-based exam (100%).

 Students are required to have access to a computer with Internet connection and an e-mail address as well as to have computer literacy from the users' perspective.