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As part of the restructuring of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO), we seek nominations for committed individuals who would like to actively help further DH in all its breadth and diversity on a global scale for an ADHO Deputy Treasurer. In the near future, we will issue calls for other positions. 

The minutes for the annual meeting of the ADHO Steering Committee have been published. The meeting took place on 7 and 9 July and included the transition from the old governance model to the new one. The meeting concluded with the first meeting of the new Constituent Organization Board (COB). 

At the close of the DH2019 conference in Utrecht, ADHO implemented a number of governance changes. The organization’s governing body had been a Steering Committee, which was comprised of voting representatives from each of the Constituent Organizations (COs), as well as ADHO Officers and the chairs of various committees. 

The new governance structure is bipartite with a Constituent Organization Board (COB) and an Executive Board:

During the closing ceremony of DH2019, the Centre for Digital Humanities of Utrecht University presented three different poster awards. 

At the closing ceremony of DH2019, the winners of this year's Paul Fortier Prize were announced. The Awards Committee made two awards this year. The first went to Ariane Pinche, Jean-Baptiste Camps, Thibault Clérice for "Stylometry for Noisy Medieval Data: Evaluating Paul Meyer's Hagiographic Hypothesis." The second went to Sean A. Yeager for "Visualizing the Temporal Space of Narratives." 

The various locations with bids to host the DH2022 conference have been made public. The three locations bidding to host DH2022 are, in alphabetical order:

  • Graz, Austria
  • Lyon, France
  • Riga, Latvia

The ADHO Steering Committee will make the selection for the 2022 conference during its meetings in Utrecht. The host for the conference will be announced at DH2019's closing plenary on Friday, 12 July.  

The Alliance of Digital Humanities (ADHO) is looking to appoint a chair of its Infrastructure Committee (ISC) for a three-year term. The ISC is responsible for creating and maintaining the shared infrastructure that ADHO and its Constituent Organizations use. 

The ADHO Awards Committee would like to announce a deadline extension for receiving nominations for the 2020 Antonio Zampolli Prize. Nominations will now be accepted until 15 June 2019 the Committee closes the nomination period. Please address nominations to the Standing Committee on Awards and send electronic copies to tabata@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp.

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) Standing Committee on Awards is seeking nominations for the 2020 Antonio Zampolli Prize. The Zampolli Prize recognizes a single output in the field of Digital Humanities by any scholar or scholars at any stage of their careers.

ADHO is excited to announce the admission of a new Constituent Organization! The Latin American organization Red de Humanidades Digitales (RedHD) became a full member of ADHO on 1 January 2019. 

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