Digital Humanities Workshop

What is Digital Humanities? How can digital techniques and tools support research, lead to new avenues of inquiry, and facilitate public engagement? Find out at the

Digital Humanities Workshop:

Digital approaches, tools and techniques in the humanities

University of Aberdeen, Sir Duncan Rice Library

15th–16th June 2017


This workshop, funded by the Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies and coordinated by LACR team member Dr Anna Havinga, brought together invited speakers and participants from Britain and beyond who are experts in Digital Humanities (DH) and who provided an introduction to DH. The workshop was mainly aimed at researchers from the humanities who do not have an in-depth knowledge about DH. It provided an overview of digital approaches and highlighted why digital techniques and tools are useful to the humanities. At the same time, challenges in DH were discussed. Speakers included Prof. Marc Alexander, Dr Justin Colson, Prof. Koenraad De Smedt, Dr Edda Frankot, Prof. Jonathan Hope, Prof. Ed Welch, and Dr Adam Wyner.

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