The European Summer University in Digital Humanities, hosted by the University of Leipzig from 2009 to 2022, is now accepting bids from new European hosts for 2023 and beyond. The ESU offers instructional opportunities for students and practitioners in the digital humanities to pursue a wide range of quantitative and qualitative methods in a collective working environment that includes cultural outings, communal meals and significant participant interaction.
“The ESU has been a unique — and beautiful — fixture in the European DH landscape, thanks, in large part, to the tireless efforts of Prof. Elisabeth Burr and her team,” said DARIAH Director Toma Tasovac. “For me personally, attending the first summer university in 2009 was a transformative experience. Also, with training and education being a key strategic pillar for DARIAH, I very much hope that the ESU will find a new home and continue to instruct and inspire generations of students in the years to come.”
Taught by a network of outstanding international scholars and guided by a scientific committee which embeds its activities within a broader alliance of digital humanities organizations and centers, the ESU is multilingual and multicultural in its outlook.
The ESU welcomes all, regardless of nationality, gender, religion, race, sexual expression, or technical level, through a peer reviewed application process and robust financial support for students. It is our hope that future iterations of the European Summer University will continue to reflect the broad curricular range of those past by fostering and further developing its community and leveraging the wealth of its excellent existing instructor pool and creating new instructional opportunities.
Interested institutions may express their interest by providing materials outlined in the submission form by February 20, 2023.
All submissions will be reviewed by the ESU Evaluative Committee: Alejandro Bia, Peter Bell, Jason Boyd, Elisabeth Burr (ex-officio), Carol Chiodo, Gimena Delrio Riande, Simone Rebora, Peter Robinson, Ray Siemens, Toma Tasovac, Giovanni Vitale, and David Joseph Wrisley.
For more information and to submit your proposal visit https://forms.gle/Kr7mqv7fWM5cdtfw6