The ADHO Anti-Racism Working Group received several expressions of interest in response to its first call for participation in the Task Force we’re assembling to examine ADHO structures and processes, and to advise on reforms that will help the organization create greater equity. Other responses, however, reminded us of the frequency with which Black, Indigenous, and other scholars of color are asked to take on such diversity and equity related work as a service overload.

The international DH conference has played an eminent role not only in providing a forum for the presentation of completed research results, but also in creating a forum for the exchange of knowledge and research collaboration in the nascent stage of research, and it was therefore judged to be as desirable as possible to hold the meeting face-to-face, even if it involves some difficulties.

ADHO seeks to draw in and draw on the global DH community, with its strong commitment to and advocacy for social justice. We seek to engage community expertise and desire for change to help ADHO take action on the intersecting concerns articulated in our statement on Black Lives Matter, Structural Racism, and Establishment Violence.


The official website of DH2022 has launched! The conference will take place at Toshi Center Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, between 25 and 29 July 2022. There is the possibility to participate both in-person and online (asynchronous only). Abstracts are due December 10th, 2021, 11:59 PM Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10).

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Each year we accept applications for two Communications Fellowships for students or early career scholars to work with me on communications projects. These fellowships are meant to extend from January through December. However, in late 2020 and early 2021 we developed a communications policy to better support the Communications Team. This work delayed the fellowship call for applications, reviews, and onboarding.

The past year, fraught with so many challenges for our international community, has been one of building and rebuilding for ADHO. While we met virtually and largely asynchronously for DH2020 instead of gathering as we had so carefully planned in Ottawa, we have greatly missed the sharing of scholarship and fellowship that a 2021 DH conference would have brought. However, we acknowledged early in the year that health and safety restrictions would have made an international DH conference impossible in 2021.

Die Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) freut sich, dass der Verband Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum (DHd) als konstituierende Organisation beigetreten ist. Die gemeinsamen Ziele von ADHO und DHd haben eine lange Geschichte: Der DHd-Verband wurde am 7. Juli 2012 in Hamburg während der ADHO Digital Humanities Konferenz gegründet.

We are thrilled to welcome Erdal Ayan and Anna Sofia Lippolis as ADHO's 2021 Communications Fellows:

**UPDATE: The application/nomination deadline has been extended to 15 June 2021.**

The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) seeks applications for the following positions from committed individuals who would like to participate in Digital Humanities leadership on a global scale:

The annual Digital Humanities conference coordinated by ADHO will not be held in 2021. ADHO’s Constituent Organizations Board has voted to focus efforts on supporting regional conferences currently coordinated by ADHO’s Constituent Organizations and their Associate Organizations and partners. To this end, we have dedicated to providing information about the various virtual and in-person events being hosted throughout the year.