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Fostering Multilingual Practices and Research within and beyond the UK and Ireland’s Digital Humanities Community 

An online workshop organised by the Multilingual Digital Humanities in the UK and Ireland Community Interest Group, part of the UK-Ireland Digital Humanities Association

This public workshop is aimed at discussing and developing recommendations for embedding multilingualism within and beyond the UK and Ireland’s Digital Humanities communities. The workshop will include invited contributions from digital humanities researchers who have taken a leading role in furthering multilingual digital humanities research locally and internationally. Those who attend the workshop will also be invited to share their own ideas and recommendations for raising the visibility of and expanding multilingual DH, which will inform the development of a report to be shared with the UK-Ireland Digital Humanities Association.

Workshop programme: 

1.30-2.45pm: Perspectives from the UK and Ireland 
  • Patrick Egan (Pádraig Mac Aodhgáin), University College Cork 
  • Thea Pitman, University of Leeds 
  • Martin Wynne, University of Oxford/CLARIN-UK 
  • Shuang Xiao, University College Cork
2.45-3pm: break 

3-4.15pm: International perspectives 
  • Till Grallert, ADHO Multilingual SIG/Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 
  • Alíz Horváth, DARIAH-EU Multilingual DH Working Group/Eötvös Loránd University 
  • Jonas Müller-Laakman and Cosima Wagner, AG Multilingual DHd/Multilingual DH Lab, Freie Universität Berlin 

4.15-4.30: Summary and next steps

All welcome

This event is free to attend, but booking is required. It will be held online with details about how to join the virtual event being circulated via email to registered attendees 24 hours in advance.