digital humanities

event: NEERI 2010 - Networking Event for the European Research Infrastructures


The goal of NEERI2010 is to exchange ideas on a number of topics relevant for research infrastructures and to clear common grounds on the further development and application of these topics. NEERI focuses on what we share and what we can learn from each other. Examples of such commonalities are architectural issues, communication with users and integration of services and tools. [read more...]


Technical University of Vienna Vienna

event: Supporting the Digital Humanities


Digital technologies have the potential to transform the types of research questions that we ask in the Humanities, and to allow us to address traditional questions in new and exciting ways. Supporting the Digital Humanities will be a forum for the discussion of these innovations, and of the ways in which these new forms of research can be facilitated and supported. [read more...]


Technical University of Vienna Vienna

video: DH2010 keynote - Melissa Terras: Present, Not Voting: Digital Humanities in the Panopticon

Melissa Terras giving the keynote speech at the DH2010 conference, 10th July 2010.

London Lives Unconference

I'm going to be doing a bit of live blogging from the London Lives Unconference which is happening today at the University of Hertfordshire, to celebrate the lauch of the London Lives website: This is of course all done quickly and on the fly, so please excuse any typos and my apologies to any of the speakers who are under-represented or even misrepresented. [read more...]

Manifesto for the Digital Humanities,

A manifesto on Digital Humanities has just been published. It was written by participants of THATCamp Paris (May 2010). It is available in several languages, including English.

The Manifesto begins as follows:


We, professionals or observers of the digital humanities (humanités numériques) came together in Paris for THATCamp on May 18th and 19th, 2010.

Over the course of these two days, we discussed, exchanged, and collectively reflected upon what the digital humanities are, and tried to imagine and invent what they could become. [read more...]

job: Fulbright Visiting Scholar to Ireland Award in Digital Humanities

Grant Activity: Teach one undergraduate seminar to a maximum of fifteen
students in digital humanities in the fall semester, for two hours per
week for eleven weeks. Advise fifteen to twenty graduate students and
liaise and cooperate with faculty in related fields for a maximum of 15
hours. Collaborate with the Moore Institute for Research in the
Humanities and Social Studies and its key academic staff on the
following key research activities: 1) Texts, Contexts, Cultures 2)
TEXTE: Transfer of Expertise in Technologies of Editing, 3) Thomas Moore
Hypermedia Archive. [read more...]

blog: An Foras Feasa launches MA in Digital Humanities, commencing September 2010

An Foras Feasa (at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth) is pleased to announce a new MA in Digital Humanities degree, designed to fill an identified gap in current educational and professional provision. It is designed for graduates from both the Humanities and the Computing Sciences, integrating the needs, practices and challenges of humanities research with new methodologies, theories and practices in Information Communications Technologies.

Course Fees [read more...]

job: Director of Institute for Digital Humanities, Media and Culture: Texas A&M

Director of Institute for Digital Humanities, Media and Culture: Texas A&M

Texas A&M University seeks a dynamic scholar with an established record in digital humanities research and academic leadership to establish and direct an interdisciplinary Institute for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture. The Director will be a tenured appointment at the rank of full professor in the Department of English, Department of Performance Studies, or another academic department within the College of Liberal Arts. [read more...]

blog: Using Twitter for Research

For me, research begins at from the comfort of my living room. I am not alone. Many students, undergraduate to more experienced PhD researchers, do the same and there is good reason for it. The library search experience is often disappointing, confusing and restricting. With the advent of Google Scholar and Google Books, there is even less of a reason to physically go to the library to begin research. [read more...]

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