- We are hosting a Virtual Open Day on 3rd June 2020 at 11:00-12:30 for people who may be interested in studying DH as postgraduates.
- The Spatial Humanities 2020 conference has been postponed. It will now take place in Lisbon 23-24th Sept 2021.
Lancaster’s Digital Humanities Hub brings together internationally recognised centres of excellence in the spatial humanities, corpus linguistics and natural language processing (NLP), and combines these with broad expertise across the digital humanities as a whole. We draw on expertise from across Lancaster University, particularly from the following departments and centres:
- Department of History
- Department of English & Creative Writing
- Department of Linguistics & English Language
- School of Computing & Communications
- Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS)
- University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language (UCREL)
Recent projects have been funded by: the European Research Council, the Andrew M. Mellon Foundation, the Leverhulme Trust, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, COST, the US National Endowment for the Humanities, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Newby Trust. We are strongly involved in collaborative work with non-academic organisations in the local region – which includes the Lake District – as well as with national and international organisations.
We host an MA in Digital Humanities and have PhD students studying a range of inter-disciplinary topics and are keen to recruit more. We can provide access to an excellent range of digital resources to researchers and students, and we have a very active research community that runs a range of conferences, forums and seminar series. In addition, we offer short courses in a range of topics in Digital Humanities through the Lancaster Summer Schools series. Please see the Teaching & Training page for more information.