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Newsletter September 2018

This newsletter provides some insights regarding recent and upcoming DHASA activities as well as the Call for Abstracts for DHASA 2019.

 

DHASA 2019 Call for Abstracts

2nd International DHASA Conference 2019
25 - 29 March 2019
First Call for Abstracts -

As an inaugural member of DHASA and interested reader. It is our pleasure to invite you to the 2nd International Digital Humanities Association of Southern African Conference hosted at the University of Pretoria.
Pre-conference workshops and training will take place from 25 - 27 March and with conference proceedings taking place on 28 and 29 March 2019. Read more...


Membership - Secure online processing available

New membership options are available at digitalhumanities.org.za. If you have any questions you can get in touch via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Recent news and events

This event involved more than 120 participants from 24 of the 26 public universities in South Africa. The event was co-organised by the Rural Campus Connectivity Project 2 and by the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources.

UCT Libraries was the venue for the workshop Digital Humanities - Pedagogy and Practices in the Library Environment organised by South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR), and presented by Dr Miriam Peña Pimentel, from the Institute of Bibliographic Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)Read more...

During the 2018 International Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations conference in Mexico City DHASA received full Constituent Organisation status within ADHO.


Upcoming events

  • GROBID - Dictionaries Workshop

The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources is organising three workshops on the use of GROBID-Dictionaries, a machine learning infrastructure for creating structured lexicographic data from digitised dictionaries. More information on the workshop content is provided below. The three workshops will be held at the following locations:

To register for the workshop, please click on the link above for the location where you would like to attend and complete registration by 28 September 2018.
 

Following broadly defined and multi‐purpose transdisciplinary approaches to areal studies, the African Studies Research Center, Kisii is holding its first international conference focusing on four largely circumscribed thematic research areas under the theme of “Recovering, digitizing and practicalizing Africa Indigenous Knowledge”. Read more...


Getting involved

If you would like to get more information on Digital Humanities related activities in your field or get involved with DH workshops get in touch by contactingThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Newsletter February 2018

This newsletter provides some insights into the of activities planned for 2018 and a brief overview of the year that was.

Digital Humanities 2017 Montreal Canada Landscape photo of Montreal

DHASA now has Observer Status within ADHO

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.


2018 Workshops 

DHASA will host two national workshops during 2018. The first workshop will take place in the Eastern Cape and the Second workshop within the Limpopo region. DHASA is committed to being inclusive and to provide opportunities for Networking and Capacity building as part of these regional workshops. Themes for these workshops to be announced end February.


Funding opportunity

The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources has issued a call for proposals to further enable and stimulate research within its Digital Humanities and Digitisation programmes. Read more  


Getting involved

If you would like to get more information on Digital Humanities related activities in your field or get involved with DH workshops get in touch by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.