CfP: ‘Blue Skies Above, Solid Ground Below’

Lexicon contributor Elisa Nury has kindly forwarded the following Call for Papers for a conference on Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Humanities that will take place on June 18, at King’s College London. It’s the first edition of the new Student-organized ‘DH Early Career Conference’, which I think is a great new initiative. You can find the original conference website here

1st Digital Humanities Early Career Conference

‘Blue Skies Above, Solid Ground Below:
Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Humanities’

18 June 2015

King’s College London, Strand Campus

The Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is pleased to announce its first Early Career Researcher Conference in Digital Arts and Humanities research. This years theme is ‘Blue Skies Above, Solid Ground Below: Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Arts & Humanities’. We invite contributions on any related topic, but particular areas of interest falling within this years theme include:

  • Curiosity-driven research
  • Innovation in the representation of digital materials online
  • Providing long-term digital access to cultural heritage
  • Research grounded in real world problems

The conference committee seeks proposals for:

  • Presentations – submissions should include: a title, author list (including names, email addresses and institutional affiliations), and an abstract for the proposed presentation (250 words max.). Presentations on the day should last no more than 15 minutes, and will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion time.
  • Posters – submissions should include: a title, author list (including names, email addresses and institutional affiliations), and an abstract for the proposed poster (250 words max.).

Submissions should be made by 31 March 2015 to the email address below (please indicate in your email whether you wish to propose a presentation, poster or either): phddh2015@lists.cch.kcl.ac.uk

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