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Researchers in the Humanities receive a 12 million grant from NWO (the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) to build a digital infrastructure. This enables them to interpret and disclose large data files consisting of texts, audiovisual material and archive material. More details...

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applicants for its Communications fellowship. Working on a small team, the fellow will write news releases, blog posts and announcements relevant to ADHO, its constituent organizations, and the broader digital humanities community; monitor and update ADHO’s social media presence; maintain its web site; help to develop and implement ADHO’s outreach strategy; and perform other communications-related responsibilities. The Communications fellow should anticipate spending approximately 3-4 hours per week on the position.

Digital Humanities (DH) is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (AHDO, http://www.adho.org), whose constituent organisations are the European Association for Digital Humanities, the Association for Computers and the Humanities, the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques, the Australasian Association for Digital Humanities, centerNet, and the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities.

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is pleased to announced that the TEI Consortium has joined as an affiliate member. By becoming an affiliate, the TEI Consortium will take advantage of ADHO’s web publishing infrastructure. The partnership reflects the two organizations’ common missions to promote digital humanities.

To encourage a welcoming, inclusive climate for participants at its annual Digital Humanities conference, the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) has released a new code of conduct, available at http://adho.org/administration/conference-coordinating-program-committee/adho-conference-code-conduct. This code of conduct lays out broad principles to foster a safe, welcoming conference environment that respects personal, cultural, and linguistic differences.

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is pleased to announce new membership-only rates, which we hope will remove any financial barriers to participation.

lt is with great pleasure that Global Outlook::Digital Humanities (GO::DH) announces the winners of its first DH essay prize. The competition, which was supported by funds awarded by the University of Lethbridge and an anonymous donor, attracted 53 entries in 7 languages. 

ADHO affiliates around the world will be sponsoring or co-sponsoring conferences in 2014. Check them out! They include:

(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.)

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