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Digital Initiatives Centre: COLLABORATING: grants, organizations, conferences

This guide provides resources for those interested in beginning or continuing projects in the digital humanities. Included will be tools and technologies, links to information, and a listing of Centre College campus experts to contact for assistance.

Meetings & Conferences

ADHO Digital Humanities Conference
Annual conference hosted by the Association of Digital Humanities Organizations since 1990. One of the largest international digital humanities conferences. In 2015 the conference will be held in Sydney, Australia.

Digital Humanities Summer Institute
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, and preservation in different disciplines.

THATCamp
THATCamp (The Humanities And Technology Camp) is a user-generated "unconference" for technologists and humanities professionals, including university and college faculty, librarians and archivists, and museum staff. Participants set the agenda for work and discussion on the fly, and the focus is on participation, discussion, and sharing of information. The THATCamp concept was founded at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University in 2008, and there are now many THATCamps taking place around the world.

Digital Conferences Calendar
A collaborative calendar of events, meetings, symposia, seminars, institutes, conferences and so forth aimed at professionals and students who are doing digital work in the humanities

Projects and Research Initiatives

Funding and Grant Opportunities


The National Endowment for the Humanities--Office of Digital Humanities provides a variety of funding opportunities for individual scholars and collaborative teams.


The University of Kansas' Hall Center for the Humanities maintains an extensive list of funding opportunities, including grant opportunities in digital humanities.

Selected Digital Humanities Centers

For a comprehensive listing of digital humanities centers worldwide see centerNet.

Since its inception in April 2007, centerNet has over 200 members worldwide and has formed regional affiliates in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and the United Kingdom and Ireland. Initiatives include developing cooperative opportunities for centers, advocacy for center funding and initiatives, and creating exchange and research opportunities for scholars and students.

DH Commons: an initiative of centerNet, DHCommons is a hub for people and organizations to find projects to work with, and for projects to find collaborators.

Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities (University of Kansas)

Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (University of Nebraska)

Center for History and New Media  (George Mason University)

Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities  (University of Maryland)

Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities  (University of Virginia)

Institute for Computing in Humanities, Arts and Social Science (I-CHASS)  (University of Illinois)

MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online (Michigan State University)

Department of Digital Humanities (King's College, London)

UCLA Center for Digital Humanities (University of California, Los Angeles)

UC Davis Humanities Innovation Lab (University of California, Davis)