Digital Humanities – access, preservation and saving of resources in the digital age

The Digital Humanities portal provides access to information sources of institutes in research area III of the CAS. Both specialized electronic information sources fully accessible online, electronic sources accessible only from the individual workplaces of the institutes and information sources yet to be digitized are presented. The portal further serves as a platform for the aggregation and presentation of information on current developments in the area of digital humanities in the Czech Republic and abroad.



Book History Research Network Study Day: The Book in the Digital Age

This study day, held at Loughborough University, will explore the new prospects afforded to book history scholarship by increasingly digital circumstances. It will do so through presentations of digital tools of particular interest to book historians.

Time and place: October 24. 2018, Loughborough (England)

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CAA-UK Conference 2018

The next annual meeting of the UK Chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA-UK) will be held in Edinburgh on the 26th and 27th October 2018. CAA-UK aims to encourage communication between UK-based archaeologists, mathematicians and computer scientists in order to stimulate research and promote best practice in computational and mathematical approaches to the past.

Time and place: October 26.–27. 2018, Edinburgh (Scotland)

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Workshop: “Network” (Netzwerk) as a perspective of a historical research

The Masaryk Institute and the Archive of Czech Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Research Institute for the History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia – Collegium Carolinum prepared a half-day workshop on the use of digital methods in historical network analysis.

Time and place: September 25, 2018, Prague (Collegium Carolinum, Valentinská 91/1) More information:


Call for Papers (30.1. 2018): DH_BUDAPEST_2018

The Centre for Digital Humanities at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE.DH) — in collaboration with DARIAH, CLARIN and Michael Culture Association — calls for abstracts for its conference held on 27–31 May 2018.

27.–31. 5. 2018, Budapest (Hungary)

Call for Papers – deadline 30. 1. 2018


Call for Papers (8. 1. 2018): DHSI Conference & Colloquium

Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the DHSI Conference & Colloquium, to be held in June 2018 alongside classes at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Conference & Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere.

4.–15. 6. 2018, Victoria (Canada)

Call for Papers – deadline 8. 1. 2018


Workshop on Digital Humanities and Current Musicological Projects

The seminar will be held in the library of the Department of Music History of the Institute of Etnology CAS on Wednesday 22 November 2017 at 10 am

The foreword will be delivered by Jarmila Procházková of the Department of Music History. Activities of the recently constituted Czech Association for Digital Humanities (CzADH) will be introduced by Mr. Boris Lehečka of the Institute of the Czech Language CAS, who will further present his experience in DH projects (Web Vocabulary, VIDA/RIDICS infrastructure etc.). The newly developed database of musical life, DEML will be introduced by Ms. Procházková and Mr. Michal Cais, and digitisation of musicological bibliography will be presented by Ms. Jana Vozková of the Department… Přečtěte si celý článek


Return to ADHO Conference 2017

In Information bulletin (no. 3/2017) the Library of the CAS covers among others the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) conference, this year it took place in Montreal, Canada. Its main topic was the ”Access“.

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Digital Humanities and the Study of the Past – cycle of host lectures

Within the scope of long-term project Medieval Social Conflicts and Contrasts, the Centre for the study of the Middle Ages prepared semestral cycle of host lectures focussed on digital humanities exploitation during study and research of Middle ages and Early modern period society.

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Call for Papers (30. 9. 2017): Cultural Heritage in Digital Age

For the beginning of the year 2018, the Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e le Culture Digitali (AIUCD) is preparing a conference „Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age. Memory, Humanities and Technologies“.

Time and place: January 31 – February 2, 2018, Bari (Italy)

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Konference (1.–3. 11. 2017): Open licences, open content, open data: tools for developing digital humanities

Open licences, open contect and open data will be the topic of November conference held by Estonian Digital Humanities Society in cooperation with other partners.

Time and place: November 1–3, 2017 in Tartu (Estonia)

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