CUDAN events include our Open Lab Seminar series, including Lectures (featuring international guests), Lab Encounters (featuring international lab groups), and CUDAN@ events (where group members are featured elsewhere). Full information on the Cultural Data Analytics Conference 2023 is available on a dedicated page. Previous event recordings are available on our Youtube channel (

Past events

Helle Sjøvaag- Communication Infrastructures, Distribution Flows and Datafied Media Industries

When: 2023-04-24 14:00-16:00 (Tallinn time)
Where: online

The event is public via zoom: Websites: Link to the project: Link to the book: in-the-Age-of-Business-Model-Disruptions/Sjovaag/p/book/9780367533953 Link to the MA programme: societal-transformations

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Ana Clemente- Hedonic evaluation of multisensory objects

When: 2023-04-03 14:00-16:00 (Tallinn time)
Where: online

The event is public via zoom: Websites:Skov, M. (2019). The neurobiology of sensory valuation. In Nadal, M. and Vartanian, O., eds., The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Aesthetics, (pp. 1–40). Oxford University Press. Clemente, A. (2022). Aesthetic sensitivity: Origin and development. In Skov, M. and Nadal, M., eds., The Routledge International Handbook of Neuroaesthetics (pp. 240–253). Routledge. Corradi, G., Chuquichambi, E. G., Barrada, J. R., Clemente, A., & Nadal, M. (2020). A new conception of visual aesthetic sensitivity. British Journal of Psychology, 111(4), 630–658. Clemente, A., Pearce, M. T., & Nadal, M. (2022). Musical aesthetic sensitivity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 16(1), 58–73. Clemente, A., Pearce, M. T., Skov, M., & Nadal, M. (2021). Evaluative judgment across domains: Liking balance, contour, symmetry, and complexity in melodies and visual designs. Brain and Cognition, 151, 105729. Clemente, A., Friberg, A., & Holzapfel, A. (2022). Relations between perceived affect and liking for melodies and visual designs. Emotion. Advance online publication. Clemente, A., Vila-Vidal, M., Pearce, M. T., Aguiló, G., Corradi, G., & Nadal, M. (2020). A set of 200 musical stimuli varying in balance, contour, symmetry, and complexity: Behavioral and computational assessments. Behavior Research Methods, 52(4), 1491–1509.

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Eduardo G. Altmann- Complex-systems Approaches to Social Data

When: 2023-03-13 13:00-15:00 (Tallinn time)
Where: online

The event is public via zoom: Websites: [1] E. G. Altmann and M. Gerlach, “Statistical laws in linguistics”, chapter in the book Creativity and Universality in Language, Lecture Notes in Morphogenesis (Springer) (2016) [2] M. Gerlach and E. G. Altmann, “Testing statistical laws in complex systems”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 168301 (2019) [3] E. G. Altmann, “Spatial interactions in urban scaling laws”, PLOS ONE 15, e0243390 (2020) [4] M. Gerlach, T. P. Peixoto, and E. G. Altmann, A network approach to topic models, Sci. Adv. 4, eaaq1360 (2018),

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Robin Mansell: Digital Governance: Comparing Myths and Practice

When: 2023-02-27 14:00-16:00 (Tallinn time)
Where: online

The event is public via zoom: Websites: Mansell, R. and Steinmueller, W. E. (2022) ‘DeNaturalising Digital Platforms: Is Mass Individualisation Here to Stay?, International Journal of Communication, 16: 461-481. home page

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CUDAN@ Chinese Digital Humanities conference

When: 2020-10-21 10:00-10:30 (Tallinn time)
Where: Online

CUDAN ERA Chair Maximilian Schich speaks at Chinese Digital Humanities conference – “Cultural Data Analysis as a Systematic Science of Art and Culture”

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