Digital Humanities Congress 2014

Digital Humanities Congress 2014

Image DHC 2014The Humanities Research Institute is pleased to announce that the second Digital Humanities Congress will be held in Sheffield from 4 – 8 September 2014. 

The Digital Humanities Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities. The first congress was held in September 2012 involving 66 speakers and 120 delegates.

The conference will take place at the University’s residential conference facility, The Edge.

The keynote speakers will be:

•    Professor Laura Mandell (Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media and Culture, Texas A & M University)

•    Dr Fred Truyen (Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Head of CS/Digital Media Lab at the Institute for Cultural Studies, KU Leuven)

•    Professor Paul Arthur (Professor of Digital Humanities, The University of Western Sydney)

The call for papers is now open with a deadline of 16 May.  Submissions from Faculty colleagues are most welcome. Further details on submitting a paper or poster proposal can be found at:

Registration will open at the beginning of June; keep an eye on the conference website for details.

For enquiries about submitting a proposal, please contact Michael Pidd.