Call for papers: onnected Communities: global or local2local?

The DRHA 2011 Conference
Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts
Sunday 4th September – Wednesday 7th September 2011, University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

In 2011 the DRHA conference will explore the new connectivities in societies and cultures which are enabled by the blending of virtual and physical space, the traversing of time and space through the virtual, and the evolution of innovative methodologies.

Crossing disciplines and challenging boundaries within the humanities, arts and the creative industries, this conference will examine critically familiar notions of the ‘local’, the ‘global’ and the ‘network’ across the cultural spectrum.

Confirmed key note speakers include:

Masaki Fujihata (Artist, Professor, Director of Graduate school of Film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Aphra Kerr (Dept. of Sociology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth), Stephen Robertson (Dept. of History, University of Sydney, Australia)

The final deadline for submissions is 21st February 2011.
Abstracts should be approx 600 words.
Co-chairs – Judith Still (University of Nottingham) and Ghislaine Boddington
(Middlesex University/body>data>space). Conference Lead – Andy White (Nottingham University, Ningbo, China).