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Jennifer Edmond is one of the two heads of DARIAH's Virtual Competence Center "Research and Education" and a newly appointed member of the Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP).

The nodegoat community meeting is an initiative of the TIC project at the University of Ghent in cooperation with DARIAH-BE.

The DARIAH Winter School "Open Data Citation for Social Science and Humanities" is set to take place in Prague.

DARIAH's affiliate ARIADNE added new features to its Visual Media Service this year.

DARIAH is looking to appoint two part-time members of the Board of Directors.

DARIAH-BE affiliated project, TIC-Belgium is organising an international doctoral workshop.

Croatian DARIAH member DARIAH-HR and the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore organise a workshop on sustainable access to digital cultural and scientific heritage.

Several work shops at this year's dh2016 are organised with the involvement of people from the DARIAH network.

An Foras Feasa, The Research Institute in the Humanities at Maynooth University organises a Masterclass on "Multimodal Engagements with Cultural Heritage".

Spanish research center LiNDH is organising the summer school “Digital technologies applied to the study of poetry” with the involvement of DARIAH-EU.

The CLARIN European Research Consortium is searching for a new Director for User Involvement (20% full-time equivalent).

DARIAH-EU project Humanities at Scale (HaS) is asking for participation in a survey on digital tools for researchers.

DARIAH's Virtual Competence Centers (VCC) and Joint Research committee have new people.

DARIAH's Virtual Competence Centers "Scholarly Content Management (VCC 3)" and "Advocacy, Impact and Outreach (VCC4)" have new heads.

DARIAH affiliate European Network of e-Lexicography started a blog for people interested in digitizing dictionaries.

The article reviews the development of TaDiRAH

The workshop helps service providers to make their resources and services available to the users of DARIAH throughout Europe.

The two-day event takes place from May 18-19 in Göttingen.

This year, the annual meeting of the European DARIAH community, will take place on 10-12 October 2016 at Ghent University.

Tibor Kálmán (DARIAH-DE) is the new Vice-chair for DARIAH's Joint Research Committee (JRC).

The deadline for submissions to the DARIAH Theme Call "Public Humanities" has now been extended. Applicants can send in their proposals until midnight on April 7, 2016.

The Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities has established a forum for the discussion of digital methods applied to all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences and many more.

The AIUCD 2016 conference is devoted to the representation and study of the text under different points of view in order to bring together researchers from different fields.

Lorna M. Hughes, gave a motivational talk at the Greek DARIAH partner "Digital Curation Unit – Athena R.C".

From this March on German DARIAH Member DARIAH-DE is in its third funding phase.

The Course takes place in July and August.

The paper is a result of an initiative funded under the DARIAH Open Humanities call 2015.

Francesca works at DANS, where she is mainly involved in the DARIAH CIO team and the DARIAH coordinated project Humanities at Scale (HaS).

The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) presented the 2016 ESFRI Roadmap on Large Scale Research Infrastructures in Amsterdam.

Laurent Romary, Mike Mertens and Anne Baillot published a paper about DARIAH as a "data-centered" infrastructure.

DARIAH-EU met with the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage (JPI CH) and representatives from other research infrastructures and research projects.

The ADAPT Centre, the centre for digital content technology seeks to appoint a postdoctoral researcher in Personalised Information Retrieval.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the 13th ESWC 2016 Conference which takes place between 29th May and 2nd June in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Huma-Num’s Repository Nakala, which is a contribution to DARIAH, is the basis for an online archive of the Franco-Egyptian Centre for the Study of the Temples of Karnak.

DARIAH's French National Coordinating Institution Huma-Num launched “NAKALONA”, a software package which connects the content management system OMEKA and the NAKALA repository.

DARIAH-EU funds initiatives exploring the topic "Public Humanities“, which is its thematic priority for this year.

The event was organised with the intention of introducing newcomers as well as potential new partners, to DARIAH and to the possibilities for cooperation.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) appointed DARIAH's director Laurent Romary as chairman of its Technical Committee "Terminology and other language and content resources" (ISO/TC 37).

The Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities has established a forum for the discussion of digital research methods. The initiative is organized with the involvement of DARIAH-EU.

DARIAH-EU's directors have published a paper on "Recent Trends in Humanities Research Infrastructures".

The Croatian Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research gives an overview of the DARIAH-ERIC.

RITrain is conducting a 10-15 minutes survey about the most pressing training needs in management and leadership for research infrastructures.

Next week the official kick off of DARIAH coordinated project Humanities at Scale (HaS) takes place in The Hague.

The Department of Digital Humanities is recruiting four new posts: three lectureships and a professorial post.

Last year the DARIAH Theme was "Open Humanities". The consortium allocated 45.000 Euros to support events related to this topic. One of them is a Workshop on "Biodiversity and linguistic diversity".

The upcoming meeting of DARIAH's Joint Research Committee (JRC) takes place next week in The Hague

Julius Peinelt

DARIAH-EU has a new team member: Julius Peinelt was hired as a research associate for Humanities at Scale.

DARIAH-HR is working on expanding its network of partners.

Workshop on Research Results Reproducibility and Resources Citation in Science and Technology of Language

To strengthen its activity in the broad sphere of Digital Humanities, the FMSH seeks at present to implement a new international program of “digital philology”.

The International Conference on Electronic Publishing (Elpub) reaches its 20th anniversary!

The second CCURL Workshop will be held on May 23, 2016, at LREC 2016 in Portoro, Slovenia.

The Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities has established a forum for the discussion of digital methods.

DARIAH funded six projects under its Open Humanities Call. Read a blog post about one of them, the summer school „Models for Open Access Publishing“.

The research fellow will do supervised research on “Canonical reference & sustainability of digital editions” in the Marie Curie Initial Training Network DiXiT.

EHRI invites applications for a workshop on Reference Services with Holocaust Documentation.

The workshop „Developing Open Source Training Materials in the Humanities“ was funded under DARIAH's Open Humanities Call and run by DARIAH-RS.

Last week DARIAH-BE was official launched. A Slideshow gives an overview of the event.

The programme for the meeting is available, along with the slides of the presentations.

Henk Wals

Henk Wals is the new National Coordinator for DARIAH in the Netherlands.

On Friday 27 November 2015, the first DARIAH-BE meeting will take place at the University of Antwerp.

DARIAH-FR’s National Coordinating Institution Huma-num launched IMOCO, a widget to create a custom search engine powered by the multilingual search platform ISIDORE.

Poland and Portugal have officially joined DARIAH.

Organised by DARIAH Text & Data Analytics Working Group (TDAWG)

DARIAH affiliate project EHRI invites to workshop on the topic of workflows that archives use to catalogue and publish information about their holdings.

This Week sees three important DARIAH-ERIC meetings and a first Humanities at Scale (HaS) gathering. All four meetings will take place in Berlin.

As part of 2015's DARIAH Theme six projects received funding. Read a Blog Post about one of them: a series of workshops exploring the sustainable digital publishing of archival catalogues.

Last month DARIAH-RS was launched in Belgrade. The talks can be watched online.

DARIAH’s National Coordinating Institution Huma-Num appointed a new director. Prof Olivier Baude joined the Huma-Num board of directors in September.

DARIAH affiliated project DiXiT held its Conference, the Dixit Convention 1: “Technology, Software, Standards for the Digital Scholarly Edition,” in September, 2015.

The European Commission validated an amendment to Annex II, paragraph 2 of the DARIAH-ERIC Statutes.

James O’Sullivan, Órla Murphy and Shawn Day published a paper on DH in Ireland, in which they also write about the role of DARIAH.

DARIAH-EU’s CEO Mike Mertens is part of a pannel on „Digital Humanities“ at RLUK's DCDC Conference.

With the appointment of Mike Mertens as chief executive officer (CEO) the DARIAH Coordination Office (DCO) is now complete.

EHRI started its second phase in May 2015. In this new phase EHRI will sustain and expand its current work. These goals can only be reached in close cooperation with Holocaust researchers, digital humanists and archivists.

DARIAH-RS official Kick Off event will be on September 11 in Belgrade.

The DARIAH working group on Visual Media and Interactivity builds a contact point for DARIAH members that are interested in visual media and interactivity.

“Humanities at Scale”, a project coordinated by DARIAH, will receive 1.9 Million Euros under Horizon 2020 funding in the next two years.

Happy to announce that Belgium joined the group of DARIAH-ERIC founding members.

Mike Mertens is the newly appointed CEO of DARIAH-EU. Representing DARIAH’s Board of Directors, Conny Kristel commented on its decision: “We are delighted with Mike joining DARIAH. He is very cross-linked with various digital research communities in Europe and has a lot of expertise in the field.”

The Guardian interviewed four scholars on how Big Data changes their research. DARIAH-EU’s director Tobias Blanke is one of them.

No less than three DARIAH (affiliated) projects have been successful in their application to receive funding under Horizon2020.

On 17 November 2014, the DARIAH-ERIC General Assembly voted unanimously to accept the applications from the Swiss Universities of Basel, Bern, Geneva and Lausanne to join DARIAH as Cooperating Partners.

Using Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) and Federated Identity Management (FIM) within the SSH disciplines.

DARIAH-ERIC logo

We are delighted to announce that the DARIAH-ERIC General Assembly has appointed the Board of Directors.

We are delighted to announce that DARIAH ERIC has become a European legal entity with 15 Founding Members.

DARIAH @ DH2014

Going to DH2014 and haven’t chosen your workshop yet? Want a chance to meet up with other DARIAH colleagues in Lausanne?

DARIAH-IT welcomes colleagues to Rome for our 4th General Virtual Competency Centre (VCC) meeting to be held on 17-19 September 2014.

We are delighted to announce that Cyprus has committed to become a Founding Member of DARIAH ERIC.

Huma-Num, the National Coordinating Institution for DARIAH in France, has launched their DARIAH-FR website. Anne Joly, from the Huma-Num team, introduces us to the website and explains the thinking behind the implementation of the design.

We are happy to announce that Greece commit to become Founding Member of the DARIAH-ERIC.

France has submitted the formal request to the European Commission to establish DARIAH as a European legal entity.

We are delighted to announce that Greece has become the 11th Founding Member of DARIAH and will launch DARIAH-GR at a two-day Kick-off meeting at the Academy of Athens on 7-8 April.

This PhD seminar focus on web archiving and web archives with a view to investigating the nexus between web archiving and web archives as a new research method and as a new object of study.

We are happy to announce that our DARIAH International Digital Humanities Summer School proposal was successful.

Report from the DARIAH-AT workshop „Digital Humanities in Austria: National Co-operations and European perspectives”

The Workshop on Big Humanities will be held in conjunction with the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2013), which will take place between 6-9 October 2013 in Silicon Valley, California, USA, and which provides a leading international forum for disseminating the latest research in the growing field of “big data”.

We are delighted to announce that the Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO) has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Towards DARIAH Portugal is an event jointly organised by the Foundation for National Scientific Computation (FCCN), INESC-ID, Instituto Supérior Técnico (IST) and DARIAH-EU.

You are cordially invited to participate in the Music Encoding Conference 2013 – Concepts, Methods, Editions, to be held 22-24 May, 2013, at the Mainz Academy for Literature and Sciences in Mainz, Germany. Music encoding is now a prominent feature of various areas in musicology and music librarianship. The encoding of symbolic music data provides a foundation for a wide range of scholarship, and over the last several years, has garnered a great deal of attention in the digital humanities.

The Open Research Area (ORA) partners are pleased to announce their third joint call for proposals. The current partners (ANR, DFG, ESRC, NWO) are delighted to welcome the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to the 2012-13 round of the scheme.This will establish the ORA plus scheme, allowing US researchers to collaborate in ORA projects. Through this expansion, thousands of new researchers will be available for cooperation in ORA applications, offering interesting opportunities to cooperate on a wider scale.

The Information Technology age has facilitated many significant changes in the field of cultural heritage and continues to be a dynamic and exciting forum for the emergence of new possibilities. This wave of change has had particularly significant consequences in the field of the Performing Arts, where the vast potential for digital content and new information technology exploitation continues to reveal itself, opening the doors to new and as-yet-unexplored synergies. Many technological developments concerning digital libraries, media entertainment, and education are now fully developed and ready to be exported, applied, utilized, and cultivated by the public.

The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2013 will be held at Academia Sinica in Taipei from 17-22 March 2013, with co-located events and workshops. The conference is hosted by the Academia Sinica Grid Computing Centre (ASGC).

The working group on Collection of Digital Data of the European Research Network NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities, www.nedimah.eu) is organising an Experts’ Seminar in conjunction with the 8th International Digital Curation Conference (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc13) in Amsterdam on 17 January 2013.

The Digital Humanities 2013 ("Freedom to Explore") conference will take place on 16-19 July 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (http://dh2013.unl.edu/).

The consortium of the EU-funded project APEx – Archives Portal Europe Network of Excellence – consisting of 28 national archives and ICARUS, is organising a conference to discuss the major challenges archives face on their path into the digital world.

DIGHUMLAB DK and the DIGITAL CURATION UNIT Athens are pleased to invite you to submit to a DARIAH associated 2 day workshop on CULTURAL HERITAGE, CREATIVE TOOLS AND ARCHIVES.

The Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE), together with the Jean Monnet Chair in History of European Integration (University of Luxembourg, FLSHASE) and its research programme ‘Digital Humanities Luxembourg’— DIHULUX (research unit Identités - Politiques - Sociétés - Espaces (IPSE) — and the University of Luxembourg’s Master’s in Contemporary European History, are pleased to organise the DHLU Symposium 2013.

You are invited to submit talk, workshop and satellite event proposals for Open Knowledge Conference 2013 which will take place on 17 - 18 September, Geneve, Switzerland. This call closes on May 24th.

‘Digital humanities’ has exploded in recent years, with new journals and research groups, dedicated funding streams from research councils, etc. Of course, digital technologies can be used in myriad ways to facilitate the research process, to enable new forms of analysis, and to enhance the dissemination process. But what is digital humanities? Is it always computational? Does it necessarily require interdisciplinary collaboration? How does that work? And how is the work of interdisciplinarity recognized within the academic reward system? Is there a new style of knowing emerging in the humanities?

Downstream from the Digital Humanities: Digital Methods and the Scholarly Communications Ecosystem - A NeDimah Working Paper Meeting - 15-16 May 2014, Zadar, Croatia

Call for submissions for special issue of MedieKultur-Journal of Media and Communication Research:"Digital Humanities - Now and beyond"

You are cordially invited to participate in the Music Encoding Conference 2013 – Concepts, Methods, Editions, to be held 22-24 May, 2013, at the Mainz Academy for Literature and Sciences in Mainz, Germany. Music encoding is now a prominent feature of various areas in musicology and music librarianship. The encoding of symbolic music data provides a foundation for a wide range of scholarship, and over the last several years, has garnered a great deal of attention in the digital humanities.

The Open Research Area (ORA) partners are pleased to announce their third joint call for proposals. The current partners (ANR, DFG, ESRC, NWO) are delighted to welcome the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to the 2012-13 round of the scheme.This will establish the ORA plus scheme, allowing US researchers to collaborate in ORA projects. Through this expansion, thousands of new researchers will be available for cooperation in ORA applications, offering interesting opportunities to cooperate on a wider scale.

The Information Technology age has facilitated many significant changes in the field of cultural heritage and continues to be a dynamic and exciting forum for the emergence of new possibilities. This wave of change has had particularly significant consequences in the field of the Performing Arts, where the vast potential for digital content and new information technology exploitation continues to reveal itself, opening the doors to new and as-yet-unexplored synergies. Many technological developments concerning digital libraries, media entertainment, and education are now fully developed and ready to be exported, applied, utilized, and cultivated by the public.

The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2013 will be held at Academia Sinica in Taipei from 17-22 March 2013, with co-located events and workshops. The conference is hosted by the Academia Sinica Grid Computing Centre (ASGC).

The working group on Collection of Digital Data of the European Research Network NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities, www.nedimah.eu) is organising an Experts’ Seminar in conjunction with the 8th International Digital Curation Conference (http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc13) in Amsterdam on 17 January 2013.

The Digital Humanities 2013 ("Freedom to Explore") conference will take place on 16-19 July 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (http://dh2013.unl.edu/).

The consortium of the EU-funded project APEx – Archives Portal Europe Network of Excellence – consisting of 28 national archives and ICARUS, is organising a conference to discuss the major challenges archives face on their path into the digital world.

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