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DH2020 Virtual Conference - Free registration and extension of existing 2019 membership

The year 2020 has been difficult and we hope that you have been safe during these challenging times.

As you may have seen, the yearly ADHO 2020 Conference has been cancelled and will now take place in a virtual format. As DHASA exco we have decided to extend all existing memberships for 2020 at no cost to our members to allow all current DHASA members to register for the DH2020 Virtual conference for free. This can be done by following this link https://www.conftool.pro/dh2020/

Free student membership: We will also allow bona fide students from Southern Africa to claim free DHASA membership for 2020 by following this link.

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DHASA 2019 Call for Abstracts

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...

DHASA2019 Call for Abstracts


DHASA ADHO Constituent Organisation Status

At the DH2018 International Conference in Mexico City DHASA has been admitted as Constituent Organisation within the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations. 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 worldwide.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.