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Southampton Digital Humanities 2022-2023 Annual Report

Our 2022-2023 Annual Report is now out and it is testament to a massive collective effort focused on delivering our mission to intergrate humanities education and research with digital and computational approaches, and to do so in ways that respond to grand societal and environmental challenges. As I say in my introductory remarks, this was a year a consolidation. We grew a team, formed structures, built collaborations, and won awards. Continue reading →

Southampton Digital Humanities 2021-2022 Annual Report

James Baker (Director of Digital Humanities) Our 2021-2022 Annual Report is now out. As I say in my introductory remarks, I couldn’t be prouder of all that we’ve achieved in such a short space of time. We’ve created the processes needed to be and to run Southampton Digital Humanities. We’ve opened the Digital Humanities Hub, and integrated UKRI-funded investments in cutting-edge equipment. We’ve learnt to work together. We’ve started to build our team. Continue reading →

Small Scales and Large Impacts: an interactive story

In this post, Samuel Pegg - a finalist English student and one of our interns at Southampton Digital Humanities - describes the rationale behind "Small Scales and Large Impacts", an interative story created during his internship. Small Scales and Large Impacts (known as Small Scales from this point on) is an interactive storytelling experience - published at https://biglittleinteractive.itch. Continue reading →

Greening the Digital Humanities

Greening the Digital Humanities, a community workshop exploring the environmental impacts and sustainability of Digital Humanities research, was held on November the 10th 2021. It was jointly organised by the University of Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society, Sussex Humanities Lab, University of Southampton Digital Humanities, and Alan Turing Institute Data Science and Humanities Special Interest Group. Continue reading →

Southampton DH is back!

I mean, it never went away. There has been loads of great work going on since 2015. But this Autumn a new phase of Southampton Digital Humanities has launched: James Baker has arrived as Director of Digital Humanities, we've opened our new Digital Humanities Hub, and we've filled in with kit (thanks AHRC!). And we'll soon have a new website. So watch this space. And then that space (because we'll be archiving this space). Continue reading →