Text as Data

Organization and workshops for social scientists and data scientists 

analyzing texts.

Workshop, 25–26 October 2019

Workshop Details

The first workshop of the Zurich Text as Data Group will take place on Friday, 25 October, and Saturday, 26 October 2019. Please note the changed dates for the workshop. 

The interdisciplinary event will bring together researchers working on the development and application of quantitative text analysis at the ETH and UZH, and researchers from other Swiss universities and abroad. 

The organizers will provide coffee and lunch at the conference venue at the University of Zurich (both days) and dinner (on 25 October). No registration fee is required for participating or auditing. We cannot provide financial support for travel or accommodation.

If you have any questions, please send us an email: zurich.text.as.data@gmail.com.

Workshop Committee

Download Workshop Programme

Register as a Non-Presenting Participant

If you would like to take part at the inaugural Zurich Text as Data workshop as a non-presenting participant, please sign up here (deadline: 23 October 2019): https://forms.gle/pQRAWAfUiWPWeqkRA

Goals of Zurich Text as Data


Quantitative text analysis is a growing field in the social sciences and humanities. Zurich Text as Data aims to bring together researchers working on text analysis at the ETH and UZH.


Zurich Text as Data will organize workshops that cross interdisciplinary boundaries and foster exchange between researchers in Zurich, Switzerland, and abroad.


Zurich Text as Data will establish a mailing list in order to announce events and job opportunities related to text analysis.