Monthly Archives: October 2011

dfg funding for dh2012

Posted on October 26, 2011 by admin in Conference

We’re delighted to announce that the German Research Foundation (DFG) has awarded a  generous conference grant in support of the DH 2012.  Among other, the grant will enable us to award bursaries to international students willing to assist us as conference helpers.  Details on the scheme will be posted in due course.

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multi-lingual word clouds

Posted on October 22, 2011 by admin in Conference

Below is a multi-lingual pair of word clouds generated from the DH2012 Call for Papers in EnglishGermanFrenchItalianSpanishNorwegianHungarian and Japanese. The multi-lingual word cloud generator is an early prototype of the German-Canadian EXPLOIT project (funded by the ALLC), that seeks to explore the use of text analysis tools in a multilingual and multicultural context. For more information on EXPLOIT please contact Stéfan Sinclair (stefan.sinclair at or Chris Meister (jan-c-meister at

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translations of cfp

Posted on October 18, 2011 by admin in Conference

The theme of the DH2012 is ‘Digital Diversity: Cultures, languages and methods’ – ADHO’s Multilingual & Multicultural Committee and a team of volunteers have already put it into practice and translated the Call for Papers.  A big “thank you” to everyone who helped!

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