Legacy and Innovation

4th DARIAH-HR Conference “Digital Humanities and Heritage”

Dates: 9-11 October 2024
Venue: University of Split, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Croatia
Deadline for submission of papers: 25 June 2024
Participation: free of charge

The 4th issue of the international conference “Digital Humanities and Heritage” of the Croatian branch of DARIAH will be held in Split, Croatia, from 9-11 October 2024. Under the header of “Legacy and Innovation” the event aims to look back on 10 years of existence of DARIAH-EU, providing an opportunity for reflection and discussion, while at the same time looking ahead on current trends, challenges, and opportunities within the field of digital humanities and heritage.

Call for Abstracts:

The conference organisers invite you to submit abstracts (max. 500 words) touching upon the following topics (but not limited to):

Reflections on the DARIAH-EU consortium and the development of digital humanities in the past 10 years, considering:

  • How has the heritage sector and research infrastructure for humanities changed in the past decade?
  • Which initiatives and projects have contributed to these changes?
  • Have the member countries of DARIAH (and other SSH consortia) perceived advancements in the DH field and infrastructure since joining them?
  • What are the advantages and challenges of participating in research consortia such as DARIAH?
  • How can we collectively contribute to the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and European Collaborative Cloud for Cultural Heritage?

Additionally, you are welcome to explore broader themes related to digital humanities and heritage, including the application of new technologies, ethical challenges, questions of authenticity and representation, as well as potential future research directions. The organisers particularly encourage you to consider and explore the following topics and their development over the past decade:

  • advances in collaboration between cultural, arts, and scientific sector
  • development of open access policies in the field of digital humanities and heritage
  • research practices, accessibility of cultural heritage, and interdisciplinary collaboration
  • ethical guidelines for publishing and sharing sensitive data
  • challenges of building, improving, and implementing metadata models in the context of digital humanities and heritage sector
  • evaluation of research data and scholarly papers in the context of open science; FAIR and CARE principles
  • development and application of digital tools in educationstructure and evaluation of scientific projects closely related to digital humanities the implications of AI development in the heritage context.

Note: only on-site presentations will be available, but live streaming will be provided for those who wish to follow the conference remotely.

Abstracts for proposals should not exceed 500 words and must be submitted, along with a concise biographical note (maximum 200 words) and a photo, to dhh@dariah.hr by 25 June using the template available for download here.

The organisers welcome submissions of completed, original, and unpublished research, as well as contributions presenting work in progress. Authors of selected papers will be invited to prepare a submission for an edited, peer-reviewed volume.