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Digital Humanities Congress | University of Sheffield, 6th – 8th September 2018

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The University of Sheffield’s Digital Humanities Institute is delighted to announce its Programme for a three-day conference to be held in Sheffield, 6th – 8th September 2018.

The Digital Humanities Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and techniques within the digital humanities.

This year’s conference will include three keynote speakers and 65 papers, as well as a plenary presentation and wine reception sponsored by Gale.

The conference will take place at the University’s residential conference facility, The Edge.

Keynote Speakers
  • Professor Bob 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).
Conference programme

The full Conference Programme can be found here.

Discounted Registration

Early bird registration will end on 30th June 2018.

  • Early bird price: £147 (full price: £197)
  • Student price: £125
  • Optional conference dinner: £37

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A range of accommodation is available at differing prices. Please book accommodation with the hotel directly. The conference will be held at The Edge in Endcliffe Village, which is located here.

  • Endcliffe Village. Student village. Located next to the Edge conference venue.
  • Jonas Hotel. University owned hotel. Located within a short walk of the Edge conference venue.
  • The Florentine. Boutique hotel and pub. 15 minutes walk to the Edge according to Google Maps.
  • The Rutland Hotel. Located in the Broomhill area close to pubs, cafes, and restaurants. 16 minutes walk to the Edge according to Google Maps.
  • Brocco on the Park. Located close to Ecclesall Road with pubs, bars, cafes, and restaurants. 18 minutes walk to the Edge according to Google Maps.
  • This link shows hotels available throughout the city of Sheffield for 2 nights (6th and 7th September). The conference venue is located west of the city centre in the district called Endcliffe.

For enquiries relating to registration or attendance, please contact Kerry McMahon: