DH Downunder 2019!

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Digital Humanities Dowunder is still open for registration (early bird rates until 30 September).

This fantastic event will be from 9-13 December at the University of Newcastle, Australia (co-hosted with Western Sydney University).

DH Downunder is an Australasian Digital Humanities / Digital Research Methods Summer Institute in the tradition of DHSI and similar international summer institutes. The event offers training in cutting edge Digital Research topics. People with all kinds of backgrounds are welcome, including students, academic staff, PhD and postdoctoral researchers, librarians and professional staff. The classes have a humanities/social sciences orientation, but people from other disciplines are also welcome.

Workshops this year are also led by colleagues from the University of Sydney, the Australian National University, the University of Technology, Sydney, Curtin University, Newcastle University, Macquarie University, the University of Nevada, and the University of Victoria in Canada.

There are classes in open access and social scholarship, building VR projects, serious games, data wrangling with R, data analysis with R, spreadsheets, D3 dataviz, ethical data visualisation, databases, Python, Linked Open Data, web maps, photogrammetry, project management, and app development, taught by a wide range of instructors from all over Australia, as well as Canada and the USA.

The event will also feature public lectures by Prof. Erik Champion, UNESCO Chair of Cultural Heritage and Visualisation at Curtin, and by Katherine Hepworth from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada. 

There’s an associated pre-event conference on Friday 6-7th December in the same location, on Knowledge Creation in the 21st Century: Approaches to Open, Digital Scholarship. For more information and registration head here!