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ECHIC 2018 Conference

ECHIC 2018 Conference

 In April 2018, the Faculty of Arts of KU Leuven and KU Leuven Libraries are hosting a European Conference for the Humanities on behalf of the European Consortium for Humanities Institutes and Centres (ECHIC,

Like the preceding ECHIC conferences in Dublin, Utrecht, Nottingham, Oporto, Pamplona, Macerata and Edinburgh, the conference aims to probe some of the most pressing issues facing the humanities as academic disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. In 2018, the theme is “Equip & Engage: Research and Dissemination Infrastructures for the Humanities”. Papers and discussions will be focused around (challenges connected to) digital scholarship in the humanities and the dissemination and impact of the results of this research. The conference programme will feature keynote lectures, conference papers, project presentations/demos and a panel discussion, as well as the annual meeting of ECHIC and diverse networking opportunities. Confirmed keynote speakers are Jane Ohlmeyer, who is Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History and Director of Trinity Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin, and Martin Paul Eve, who is Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London, and well-known for his work on open access and HE policy.

Information on the conference programme can be found at:

January 12, 2018