Free Text Encoding Workshop

Queen’s University Belfast is offering a free, day-long workshop which will introduce students to text encoding and TEI in a scholarly context.

Upcoming DH Conferences

A variety of DH-related conferences are taking place within Ireland and beyond during the spring and summer of 2015.

UMAP Abstract Submissions Due 30th January

The 23rd Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization – UMAP – will be held at Trinity College in Dublin from the 29th June to 3rd July.

Submit a Nomination for the 2014 DH Awards

The 2014 DH Awards, which highlights and celebrates Digital Humanities resources across the globe, are accepting nominations for any Digital Humanities resource in any language.

DARIAH Web Survey Extended to 31st January!

The purpose of the survey is to determine how researchers and scholars across Europe use digital resources, methods, and tools.

Call for Papers: Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

The conference, hosted by the Digital Repository of Ireland, invites submissions from academic researchers, students, cultural heritage institutions, and other preservation organizations.

Call for Applications: An Foras Feasa Visiting Fellowships

Located at Maynooth University, the research institute is especially interested in Fellows working in the digital humanities.

Digitizing Ireland’s Parish Registers

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is embarking on its most ambitious digitization project to date: making its entire collection of Irish Catholic parish registers available online by summer 2015. The registers, which will be freely accessible to the public, are considered “the single most important source of information on Irish family history prior to … [Read more…]

DARIAH Web Survey on Digital Practices in the Arts & Humanities

DARIAH-EU (Digital Research Infrastructures for the Arts and Humanities) is conducting a web survey to determine how researchers and scholars across Europe use digital resources, methods, and tools, as well as what they need from digital infrastructures such as DARIAH. The results of the survey will help DARIAH better serve the needs of arts and … [Read more…]

Arts and Humanities Graduates in Demand

A recent article in the Irish Independent suggests university graduates with degrees in arts and humanities are increasingly in demand by employers. According to Peter Cosgrove, director of an Irish-based recruitment firm, employers are looking for graduates who have strong critical thinking, teamwork and communication skills. “Employers are looking for people who can think laterally,” … [Read more…]