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We have signed a Cooperating Partnership agreement with the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH-EU)

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DARIAH is a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) whose mission is to empower research communities with digital methods to create, connect and share knowledge about culture and society. In addition to having 22 Member states, DARIAH has also established a network of cooperating partners in non-member countries. DCCH takes a lead on the University's partnership with DARIAH. To find...

Save the Date: One-Day Gale Symposium

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The White Rose Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York are holding a joint one-day symposium in collaboration with Gale to explore the sources and tools available in the Gale Primary Source database and the Gale Digital Scholar Lab. This free, hybrid event will be held at the University of Leeds and online on Thursday 13 June...

Call for papers: Corpus Linguistics, Style and Authorship

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Following the success of the corpus linguistics symposium in May 2022, this one-day event brings together researchers who are interested in any aspects of ‘style’ and ‘authorship’ using corpus linguistic and corpus-based methods. Colleagues from across the university from all career stages are invited to present their work and share best practice. Deadline: 3rd April...

Call for papers: LCS Digital Humanities Symposium. ‘Consuming fiction in a convergence culture’

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5 June 2024, University of Leeds Call for papers: Please submit your paper proposal (around 200-250 words) as one Word file, containing your name, affiliation and a short biography to Olivia Santovetti (O.Santovetti@leeds.ac.uk), Laura Lucia Rossi (L.L.Rossi@leeds.ac.uk) and Alessio Baldini (A.Baldini@leeds.ac.uk) by 8th April 2024. An interdisciplinary discussion on the reception and consumption of narrative...

Digital Humanities Research Grants

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Rothschild Foundation are seeking applications for Jewish Studies research project grants: Projects that employ digital humanities tools and methods to conduct original research related to the wealth of material pertaining to Jewish history, literature, and culture, which is found in European archives, libraries, and memory institutions. Projects that utilise established digital humanities approaches such as...

Applications open for DCCH Internships 2023-24

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The DCCH is appointing 10 Student Interns to work on year-long projects in 2023-24. Applications are open to undergraduate students in Arts Humanities and Cultures (AHC) OR Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS). Drawn from the art and humanities and data science/computing, successful applicants will work in matched pairs on one of 5 potential strands: Welcoming...

Support for text mining and data analysis methods for primary sources with GALE

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There are two upcoming opportunities for researchers to get support using the GALE Digital Scholar Lab, a set of no-code tools for exploring, visualising and analysing the wealth of resources available through University of Leeds Libraries' subscription to GALE Primary Sources, as well as new tools to upload your own texts. To find out more...

Digital Horizons in English Seminar Series, Autumn 2023

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**Update: Please note amended date for "Ways of Linking Data" workshop*** The Digital Horizons in English Seminar series kicks off with two events this autumn focussed on digital humanities research methodologies. The first seminar of the series will take place on 8th November 2023, 12-1.30pm (online), at which Professor Ruth Ahnert (QMUL) will give a...

Libraries’ rare cheese manuscript available as digital object

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A recently-acquired rare manuscript has been made available to all as a digital object by the University of Leeds Libraries. A pamflyt compiled of cheese, contayninge the differences, nature, qualities, and goodness, of the same by Clement Fisher, believed to date from around 1580, is the oldest known manuscript about British cheesemaking and now forms...

Digital Correspondence research group launches

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A new Community Interest Group (CIG), co-convened by a University of Leeds researcher, has been launched as part of the recently-established UK-Ireland Digital Humanities Association. Digital Correspondence: transhistorical perspectives on language, materials and corpora is coordinated by Mel Evans (School of English), Rachel De Felice (Open University) and Helen Newsome (University College Dublin) explores the linguistic...