Title Description Location Event date URL
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance (Warwick)

The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance is a broadly-based and interdisciplinary-focused research community based at the University of Warwick. "The Centre aims to promote learning and research in the history and culture of the Renaissance". The Centre has active partnerships with several other universities and is a member of both the Fédération internationale des Sociétés et Instituts pour l’Etude de la Renaissance and the Consortium of Renaissance Centers. Through this collaborative structure, the Centre provides opportunities for graduate and postdoctoral researchers. The Centre also hosts annual, international conferences and symposia.

University of Warwick, Coventry, UK


Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (University College London)

The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies boasts an ideal location: operating between the British library and the University College London's School of Advanced Studies. Sitting in what must be the "largest concentration of manuscripts, books, and seminars relating to the period fro 400 to 1600 in the Anglophone world", the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies offers immense research opportunities to scholars of this period. "A central objective of the Centre is to enhance the understanding by the research community in Bloomsbury of the medieval and renaissance manuscripts and incunable collections in the British Library and to train young scholars to use them more effectively". The Centre works in tandem with UCL's MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies program.

University College London, London, UK


The Warburg Institute (University of London)

With a central focus in Renaissance studies, "The Warburg Institute is concerned mainly with cultural history, art history and history of ideas". The institute arms at connection cultures through research and "specializes in the influence of ancient Mediterranean traditions on European culture". The Warburg Institute houses an archive, a library, and a photographic collection, and the Institutes full-time staff are committed to preserving, developing, and engaging with these materials. Alongside providing both long-term and short-term research opportunities, the Institute hosts a variety of public lectures, seminars, and colloquia. The Warburg Institute "also offers two, one year, full-time MA Programmes: the MA in Cultural and Intellectual History from 1300 to 1650 and the MA in Art History, Curatorship and Renaissance Culture offered jointly with the National Gallery".

University of London, London, UK


Gottingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH)

"The GCDH was officially inaugurated in June 2011 as a cross-faculty institution of Göttingen University in order to coordinate, carry out, and further develop research, teaching, and infrastructure activities at the Göttingen Research Campus in the field of Digital Humanities (DH)". The GCDH is concerned with pursuing research projects at the intersection of computing and various humanities disciplines. The Centre employs over 20 project staff and has over 30 constituent members (primarily university faculty). Current projects at the GCDH include the establishment of a Digital Humanities Research Collaboration, DARIAH (Digital Research Infrastructure of the Arts and Humanities), and PALAMEDES that aims at creating a critical edition of two important medieval manuscripts.

Gottingen University, Gottingen, Germany


Japanese Association for Digital Humanities

The Japanese Association for Digital Humanities was created in order to surmount issues of collaboration between Japan and other international digital humanities organizations. Prior to its formation, Japanese digital humanities specialists were faced with basic difficulties, such as digitization Japanese characters, and were thereby prevented from operating effectively under the rubric of Digital Humanities in Europe and North America. The Japanese Association for Digital Humanities responds to this by working to resolve these issues and creating an environment for productive research. The Japanese Association for Digital Humanities hosts an annual conference that welcomes international scholars to explore and discuss digital humanities topics.


Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture

"The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) was established as part of one of eight IUMRI’s or Landmark Research Areas to receive major university funding as part of its Academic Master Plan". The IDHMC is based upon four principles focuses: identifying and developing research strangers, providing targeted project development, facilitating education and outreach, and training and professional development. The IDHMC includes 18 faculty members across the disciplines of English, History, Nautical Archaeology, Performance Studies, Computer Science, and Visualization. Current projects at the IDHMC include ARC (Advanced Research Consortium), 18thConnect, NINES, and the Early Modern OCR Project.

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA



"HUMlab is a vibrant meeting place for the humanities, culture and information technology at Umeå University". The HUMlab is committed to bringing together "students, researchers, artists, entrepreneurs and international [...] to engage in dialogue, experiment with technology, take on challenges and move scholarship forward". In order to facilitate this, the HUMlab includes seminars, workshops, short courses, international conferences, and art installations. The HUMlab includes 27 members. Current projects at the HUMlab cover fields such as "interactive architecture, religious rituals in online environments, 3D modelling, the study of movement and flow in physical and digital spaces through using game technology, geographical information systems, and making cultural heritage accessible through interpretative tool sets".

Umea University, Umea, Sweden


Matrix: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Science

"Matrix, the Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University, is devoted to the application of new technologies for teaching, research, and outreach. As one of the premier humanities computing centers in the United States, Matrix creates and maintains online resources, provides training in computing and new teaching technologies, and creates forums for the exchange of ideas and expertise in the field". The mission of Matrix is to "to serve as a catalyst for and incubator of the emerging fields and disciplines resulting from the integration of the humanities with information technologies". Matrix is comprised of 39 individuals working ranging from faculty to student research assistants. Current project at Matrix include the Public Philosophy Journal, GradHacker, and Archive 2.0: Transforming the Warren-Chamberlain Samaritan Collection at MSU.

Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA


Stanford Literary Lab

"The Stanford Literary Lab is a research collective that applies computational criticism, in all its forms, to the study of literature". The Stanford Literary Lab is committed to maintaining a collaborative environment and this is facilitated through frequent group work. Under the direction of Franco Moretti, 33 members of the Literary Lab are currently working and studying at Stanford; however, there are 10 additional members located at locations throughout the United States of America and Europe. Current projects at the Stanford Literary Lab include The Taxonomy of Titles in the 18th Century Literary Marketplace, Modeling Dramatic Networks, The Emotions of London, and Suspense: Language, Narrative, Affect.

Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA


Scholars' Lab, University of Virginia

The University of Virginia's Scholars' Lab bring together "advanced students and researchers from across the disciplines partner on digital projects and benefit from expert consultation and teaching". Invested in exploring the intersection between "digital and physical worlds", the Scholars' Lab focuses on "digital humanities, geospatial information, and scholarly making and building". The Scholars' Lab hosts workshop, lecture series, and helps to "mentor the next generation of digital humanities scholar-practitioners". The Scholars' Lab is comprised of 24 individuals, including student assistants and graduate fellows. Current projects at the Scholars' Lab include Spatial Humanities, Omeka Plugins, and the Praxis Program.

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA