Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2018

Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2018

Edited by Lana Pitcher and Michael Pidd


Cite the Book
Pitcher, Lana and Michael Pidd  (Eds.). Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2018. Sheffield: The Digital Humanities Institute, 2018. Available online at: <>
Table of Contents

Robert Shoemaker. Lessons from the Digital Panopticon

Toby Burrows. Tracing the History of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts: Two Recent Digital Humanities Projects

Mike Bowman. The Emergence of Titling in the Nineteenth-Century French Art World: A Quantitative Analysis

Lucia Vannini. Trends in Digital Humanities: Insights from Digital Resources for the Study of Papyri

Wiesława Duży. City through Empires: Toruń (Poland) in an Ontology of Historical Geographic Information Systems from the 10th to 20th Centuries

Matthew Hanchard and Peter Merrington. Developing a Computational Ontology from Mixed-Methods Research: A Workflow and Its Challenges

Leah Henrickson. Natural Language Generation: Negotiating Text Production in Our Digital Humanity

Wim Peters, Louisa Parks and Mitchell Lennan. Integrating Language Technology into Scholarly Research Workflows

Tobias Schweizer and Sepideh Alassi. Bernoulli-Euler Online: Development of a Platform for Early Modern Mathematical Texts as Part of a Generic Infrastructure

Jamie McLaughlin. Strategies for Maximising the Maintainability of Digital Humanities Websites

Simon Mahony and Jin Gao. Linguistic and Cultural Hegemony in the Digital Humanities

Bartłomiej Szleszyński. Digital Humanities: Project Funding versus Continuity of Research- Some Remarks on the Question from the Polish Perspective

Agnieszka Kochańska. User Experience on Websites with Digital Literary Projects: The Case of the New Panorama of Polish Literature

Patrizia Rebulla, Valeria Luti and George Ionita. The Letters of Casa Ricordi

Beatrice Gelosia, Alessandra Giovenco, Stephen J. Milner and Valerie Scott. Creating a Digital Portal: Repositioning the BSR’s Digital Collections

Maja Gutman, Qiujing Lu, Jianhong He, Zhilai Shen and Vwani Roychowdhury. Quantifying the Phenomenon of Immersion in Virtual Environments

Sarah Kenderdine. Archival variants in the ‘age of experience’

About the Publication

The Digital Humanities Congress was held in Sheffield from 6-8th September 2018. The conference was intended to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities and we had a varied programme comprising 65 international speakers from disciplines across the arts, humanities and heritage domains. This digital edition of the conference proceedings presents a selection of the papers.

The keynote speakers were: Professor Robert Shoemaker (Professor of Eighteenth-Century British History, University of Sheffield); Professor Sarah Kenderdine (Professor of Digital Museology, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne); Professor Jennifer Edmond (Associate Professor of Digital Humanities, Trinity College Dublin, and Director of DARIAH EU).

The book was originally edited by Lana Pitcher and Michael Pidd. The current version has been prepared by Serena Dewar.

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