Conference Program

Candidates for the 2017 Paul Fortier Prize

  • Martin Grandjean: Médias Sociaux et Mise en Scène de l’Histoire SP-23
  • Alex Green, Lalita Kaplish, Hannah Walker: New potentials in the digital archives: a participative inquiry into interdisciplinary collaboration in digital historical research at the Wellcome Trust LP-06
  • Ryan James Heuser: Word Vectors in the Eighteenth Century LP-18
  • Amanda Marie Licastro: Teaching Empathy Through Virtual Reality SP-09
  • Sandra Murr, Florian Barth: Digital Analysis Of The Literary Reception Of J.W. V. Goethe’s Die Leiden Des Jungen Werthers SP-17


We are delighted to have Elizabeth Guffey and Marin Dacos as keynote speakers for DH2017. Guffey and Dacos have been invited as internationally renowned scholars working on issues of access (the conference theme). In addition, the 2017 Antonio Zampolli Prize will be awarded to the Textual Encoding Initiative (TEI) community, and there will be a keynote lecture with three foundational figures in the history of the TEI: Nancy Ide, Michael Sperberg-McQueen, and Lou Burnard. More information is available on the Keynotes page.

Conference Schedule

  • August 6: ADHO Steering Committee meeting
  • August 7: executive committee meetings
  • August 7-8: conference workshops
  • August 8, late afternoon: opening ceremony and reception
  • August 9-11: main conference program
  • August 11: conference banquet @ Club St. James
  • August 12: excursion day


The program is now available on the conference conftool website.

Mobile Application

We are pleased to offer access to a free mobile application for the conference, which includes scheduling and location functionality.

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