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May
18

International Conference on Digital Humanities: “The Democratisation of History”

DIHU2019  
 Conference CFP

When:

  18 May through 18 May 2019

CFP Deadline:

  18 May 2019

Where:

  London, United Kingdom

Website URL:

  http://digital.humanities.lcir.co.uk/

Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Categories:

  Engineering & Technology - Computer/Informatics

Keywords:


Event description:

"History is written by the victors" according to a popular quote. Regardless of the accuracy of this statement, the fact is that history is commonly written by people with authority and bias, thus impeding any attempt to distill one single, objective, definitive truth and record it in immutable books. Moreover, history telling and analysis inevitably comes with different facets, based on context and the historian's background. Nevertheless, perspective cannot be regarded as a mere thorn for the discipline, but instead can provide invaluable material to enrich, retrospect and constructively investigate past events, so long as proper mechanisms are in place to guarantee the mitigation of deceitful behaviors. Recently there has been a rise of distributed systems as a viable means to democratise various aspects of our society. Blockchain has gained attention as the main technology behind Bitcoin and Ethereum, creating their own currency and promising simpler transactions that will re... Read more

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