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DHASA ADHO Observer Status

During the DH2017 International Conference Co-organised by McGill University and the Université de Montréal DHASA admitted as a new Constituent Organisation with Observer status within ADHO. Read more.

Digital Humanities (DH)

“(....) form a bridge between the traditional practices of research and the opportunities afforded by technology, providing scholars with new ways of looking at old problems, and the methods, tools and frameworks to support them in novel avenues of enquiry.”1 The increased availability of language based digital resources across disciplines, the growth of Big Data and access to different types of software (many open- sourced) open new dimensions for research in the humanities and social sciences. There are currently more than 400 tertiary institutions formally involved in Digital Humanities world wide.2 

Scholars in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Ask new research questions that have never been possible before due to a lack of accessible resources create a network of potential new research resources from related or even different disciplines make use of existing software to assist in the research process, or develop appropriate software Visualise the results of your research in new formats.

South Africa Map filled with Big Data terminology