The DARIAH Theme

The DARIAH Theme Call 2017 is out. This year DARIAH-EU funds initiatives exploring the topic "Public Heritage and Humanities Research“. Learn more.

Since 2015 DARIAH-EU’s Board of Directors sets an annual thematic priority, the DARIAH Theme. The idea is to stimulate activities and events related to a topic important to digitally enabled research in the arts and humanities.


DARIAH Theme 2016 "Public Humanities": Bringing Research to the People

In 2016 the DARIAH Theme was "Public Humanities", which targeted the impact of DARIAH's work on the public. DARIAH published a call related to this theme in early 2016, and received ten proposals. Finally a total of seven initiatives were funded. The "Public Humanities" call built on the previous DARIAH Theme "Open Humanities". The Theme call defined "Public humanities" as activities of cultural institutions that engage the public with arts and humanities research and thus adds to the public’s well-being. The public refers to the general public or specific organisations such as media or educational institutions, for example schools.

Conference in Aarhus (Euorpean Capital of Culture in 2017)
To further develop its work with the public, DARIAH will run a conference in November 2017 in Aarhus to investigate public value-creation in the creative and cultural industries through digital transformation from a European perspective. During the conference funded projects will be presented. Learn more about the funded initiatives


DARIAH Theme 2015 "Open Humanities": Unlocking Ressources

The first DARIAH theme was “Open humanities“. The directors decided on making open humanities a priority for DARIAH, because to date arts and humanities data resources are not easily available. In many cases, they are locked away or isolated in many other ways. Most likely, the resources will be owned by different communities and subject to different rights. Read more

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