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(The following announcement about the 2014 Digital Humanities Summer Institute comes from Alyssa Arbuckle, Metadata Architect in the Electronics Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria. Note that a discount is available for ADHO members.)

LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities will publish a special issue of top papers from Digital Humanities 2013, the annual conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, held this summer at the University of Nebraska.  We invite submissions from anyone who presented at the meeting, including those who gave long and short papers, or who participated in panels and poster sessions.

We are pleased to announce the formation of a new ADHO Special Interest Group, GeoHumanities.  The vision for the GeoHumanities SIG began at the DH2013 conference in Lincoln, where a number of panels and papers addressed questions of place and geographic connections and contexts.  The intent of the SIG is to be inclusive of spatial, spatial-temporal and ‘placial’ perspectives, and the Geo-prefix for its name reflects geography’s traditional attention to all of these. 

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) invites submissions of abstracts on any aspect of the digital humanities for its annual conference. Digital Humanities 2014 will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 6-12, 2014.

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is pleased to announce that Dr.

We’re delighted by the strong response to ADHO’s recent invitation for members to propose new Special Interest Groups (SIGs). At the SIG Slam, part of ADHO’s Annual General Meeting during Digital Humanities 2013, nine groups were proposed.

If you’re interested in participating or would like more information about a SIG, please contact its organizer(s):

ADHO Chair Neil Fraistat offered the following summary of ADHO's Steering Committee meeting at DH 2013 and activities over the past year:

If you're at Digital Humanities 2013, be sure to attend ADHO and centerNet's joint Annual General Meeting (AGM)  on Friday, July 19th from 12:00 - 1:15pm in Embassy C. It will feature presentations on two new international DH initiatives, GO::DH and DH Commons.

Inclusivity is a core value of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations and of the associations and communities of practice brought together under its umbrella.  However, like many projects in humanities computing, the creation of inclusive enabling structures within ADHO must remain a work in progress. This work requires: regular, careful, humble, honest self-examination; conscious efforts to create an environment of transparency and fair-dealing; and an inviting stance toward the input of under-represented groups or disciplines.

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is pleased to announce that the venue of Digital Humanities 2015 will be Sydney, Australia. The conference will take place at the Parramatta campus of the University of Western Sydney from 29 June-3 July 2015, during the mild Sydney winter. This will be the first Digital Humanities conference held outside of North America or Europe.

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