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Conference: NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital Humanities (19-22 Jan | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)

January 19, 2020 - January 22, 2020

The NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital HumanitiesThe inaugural NYU Abu Dhabi Winter Institute in Digital Humanities (19-22 January 2020) is an event aimed at researchers and educators interested in the intersection of technology and the humanities. The Winter Institute features hands-on courses, presentations, cultural and academic visits as well as networking opportunities.The courses have a humanities orientation, but we welcome participants from other disciplines with shared interests. Our focus in this inaugural year is on launching digital communities of practices within NYU Abu Dhabi’s diverse contexts.Attendance in the Winter Institute is by application only, and each participant will attend only one of the parallel courses. Most of the courses require no prior technical skills. Places are limited.Dates:19-22 January 2020. Explore the WIDH schedule here.Location:NYU Abu Dhabi Library, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Map.Fees:Early Bird Registration (up to October 31, 2019) – 350 USD + 5% VAT = $367.50Regular Registration (up to December 1, 2019) – 500 USD + 5% VAT = $525Fees cover one course, some meals and transportation to optional excursions. A limited number of dorm rooms on NYU Abu Dhabi campus have been reserved for participants of the Winter Institute in Digital Humanities at reasonable rates. We also have the possibility of a preferential rate at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, a short drive over the bridge from Saadiyat Island. Contact us at [email protected] if you would like to avail these offers.Organizers:David Joseph Wrisley (NYU Abu Dhabi, Arts and Humanities Division)Beth Russell (NYU Abu Dhabi Library)Contact us with your questions at [email protected].The Winter Institute in Digital Humanities is made possible by the generous support of the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute with the participation of the NYU Abu Dhabi Library and the Arts and Humanities Division.Flyer:Download our flyer here.