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DHASA 2019

The 2nd International conference of the Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA) will focus on African Digital Humanities and will take place from 25 – 29 March 2019 at the University of Pretoria.

DHASA 2019 intends to bring together both National and Internationals scholars in the DH domain covering applicable topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences arenas. The topics could focus on DH within the African and Southern African contexts, as well as on any topic related to methodological or computational aspects in DH.

The first call for papers is available. Topics include, but are not restricted to:
Language, Literature, Visual Art, Performance / Theatre Studies, Media Studies, Music, History, Sociology, Psychology, Language Technologies, Library Studies, Philosophy, Methodologies, Software/computation, Other.

The Conference will take place at the University of Pretoria and will attract high-level academic discussions and combine that with the collegial sharing of experiences in South Africa’s Administrative Capital.

Looking forward to hosting you at the DHASA 2019 conference.

DHASA 2017

The Inaugural Digital Humanities Conference of DHASA took place the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa on 17-19 January 2017. More than 90 participants attended from various parts of the country as well as some international delegates.

The official conference site can be found at