Patrik Svensson

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Professor of humanities and information technology, and director of HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden

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    Patrik Svensson is a professor in the humanities and information technology, and director of HUMlab at Umeå University. As the director of HUMlab, Svensson is deeply engaged in facilitating cross-sectional meetings and innovation, in the future of the humanities and the university, in reaching out to others, and in the intersection of the humanities, culture and information technology. Svensson's research interests span information technology and learning, research infrastructure, screen cultures, and the digital humanities as an emerging field. In 2012,  Digital Humanities Quarterly published the final installation in his four-series articles on the digital humanities. Currently he is working on two book projects on the digital humanities, a university-wide initiative to create ‘interactive environments’ across the campus, and starting a research company.