We are delighted to have our interdisciplinary digital humanities research workshop hosted by the Instituto Svizzero in Rome (ISR) to address a wide variety of disciplines, like art history, archaeology, media and cultural studies, etc.

Programm 2021

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We will grow this blog shortly before our kick-off event - as we hope - in Rome. A traditional format was certainly the original idea, but after the experience with the pandemia, it is almost impossible to imagine a non-hybrid event. Or is it? Perhaps we will also discuss such issues - more on that later, in the context of the firs...

Motives and Necessity

DHCH reflects the ongoing digital transition of humanities research and education and societal shifts caused by digitization, as we are in a phase of progress and definition of this field. Digital Humanities addresses a wide variety of disciplines, like art history, archaeology, media-sciences, linguistics, and so forth. The research is closely linked to huma...


Kick-off Committee:

Universität Basel
PhD Program in Digital Humanities

Universität Bern
Walter Benjamin Kolleg

Università Svizzera Italiana

Université de Genève

With the kind assistance of:

Istituto Svizzero di Roma (ISR)

Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften (SAGW)


The digital workflow and the IIIF initiatives at the Vatican Library

Paola Manoni

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana

Visualizing Digital Collections of Art – Interdependencies of Images and Metadata

Sonja Gasser

Digital Humanities, University of Bern