DHASA intends to bring together both National and Internationals scholars in the DH domain covering applicable topics in the Humanities and Social Sciences arenas. The topics could focus on DH within the African and Southern African contexts, as well as on any topic related to methodological or computational aspects in DH.
The conference will focus on trends involving augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, and artificial intelligence and their potential impact on education, innovation companies, and the research environment. This event will be in English and Spanish.
The annual conference of the Southern African Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Society (SALALS), with participation by the South African Association of Language Teachers (SAALT), will be hosted in 2021 by the Department of General Linguistics at Stellenbosch University with support from the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR).
This two-day symposium brings together scholars from a range of disciplines, including Philosophy, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Cultural, Literary and Media Studies, Communication and Information Sciences, and Cognitive Science, to engage in a cross-disciplinary dialogue on these matters. The event includes a range of talks as well as a couple of interactive workshops on key methodological tools for Digital Humanities research.
All in-person courses, workshops, and featured speakers originally scheduled for DHSI 2020 and DHSI 2021 have been postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19, but we’re thrilled to be hosting several (free!) virtual offerings this June (7-11 & 14-18), including aligned conferences & events, online workshops, and institute lectures.
The 10th WOCAL will take place at Leiden University, June 7-12, 2021. The conference theme is African languages for sustainable societies and knowledge creation. The World Congress of African Linguistics is the only truly international and pan-theoretical conference in the field of African Linguistics, with a strong emphasis on the participation of African scholars.
The Centre for Digital Humanities, University of Lagos in conjunction with the Institute for Digital Humanities, University of Cologne organised the 3rd Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities. This year's theme is "Reconfiguring research and scholarship in the human sciences: A technolgoy-driven capacity building initiative in sub-Saharan Africa"
This short presentation will briefly introduce the South African Centre for Digital Language Resources and the ESCALATOR programme with specific focus on plans for developing contextualised training materials and a mentorship programme.