UK-Ireland Digital Humanities First Annual Event

25 May 2023 - 00:00

The UK-Ireland Digital Humanities Association ( invites members of the digital humanities community - including those working in GLAM organisations, the creative industries, and the technology sector - to come together for a two-day conference on 29-30 June 2023 to mark the official launch of the Association. The conference will provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners and students from both countries to deepen existing relationships and create new pathways for collaboration. In addition to sharing research, there will be opportunities to reflect on the current opportunities and challenges facing the field. 

Attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with the newly-launched Community Interest Groups and hear a keynote delivered by Agiatis Benardou, one of the directors of DARIAH.

The themes of the first annual event will reflect the Core Values of the Association:

* Inclusivity

* Community

* Collaboration

* Sustainability

* Openness and transparency

* Advocacy and action

To find our more information about the programme and register for the event, please visit the Association’s website 


The event will be held in-person at Senate House, University of London in London, with portions of the event available to view online. The fee for attending the event in-person will be £30. Students and independent scholars can attend at a discounted rate of £20. For those unable to attend in person, free online-only tickets are available.


The UK-Ireland Digital Humanities Association plans to award ten (10) bursaries of £200 to support in-person attendance at the Annual Event. The bursaries are to make the event more accessible to those who would otherwise be unable to attend, with specific attention to supporting postgraduate students, early career researchers, and those who are precariously employed. Applicants do not need to have a paper accepted to apply. 

The deadline to apply for bursaries has been extended to 5:00 PM BST on Thursday, 25 May 2023. Applicants will be notified of the results by Wednesday, 31 May 2023. Learn more and submit your application at


Discounted housing is available for the conference via the University of London's accommodation office. Single rooms with a shared bathroom are available for £68.50 per person per night, which includes breakfast. Rooms must be booked for a minimum of 2 nights. If you would like to book a room, please email the Accommodation office at <> and quote “UK-IE Digital Humanities Association” in your email.  

If you have any questions about the event, please email <>.