Inclusivity across Sectors

Uileghabhálacht Thar Earnálacha

Event Programme


All of the sessions listed below, with the exception of the Poster & Demo Session and workshops, will be available to view online. For those joining online, information about how to join the virtual sessions will be shared in advance of the conference.

Tuesday 4 June 2024

10:30 – 11:00  Registration & Coffee
11:00 – 11:30 Welcome & Opening Remarks
11:30 – 12:45 Session 1A (Aula Maxima)

Understanding the Challenges for the Use of Web Archives in Academic Research

Sharon Healy and Helena Byrne

Fandom classics: a computational study of fan conceptions of canonicity on Goodreads

Suzanne Black

Session 1B (West Wing 6)

Inclusivity and Participatory Digital Curation in Taiwanese Public Museums

Yi-Ting Lin

Equity, diversity, and inclusion in the research library: current approaches and challenges

Christina Kamposiori

Recapturing the Emotional Geography of a Lost Music Venue: Towards an Open and Inclusive Community Digital Archive of The Willow

Rachel Cowgill, David Bainbridge and Alan Dix

12:45 – 13:30 Lunch
13:45 – 15:00 Session 2A (Aula Maxima)

פון פּאַפּיר צו פּיקסעלן – From paper to pixels: Digitising and Translating Yiddish Sources

Robin Luger


Sruthanna eolais dhátheangaigh i struchtúir dhigiteacha do cheol traidisiúnta

Patrick Egan


Cipher – a game that demonstrates the power of interdisciplinary approaches to digital humanities for language learning

Liang Xu, Monica Ward and Elaine Uí Dhonnchadha


Session 2B (West Wing 6)


Antivirals, Archives and AI: How Can Gender Health Inequalities in the Pandemic be Possible?

Chen Qu


Beyond the Click: Data Privacy in the GLAM Sector

Eleanor Neil and Ruby Lang

Developing the Full Stack Feminism Toolkit

Sharon Webb

15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:45 – 16:45

Poster & Demo Session (UUC Library Digital Scholarship Lab)


Locating the Digital in the Humanities: Exploring Digital Humanities in the Mapping the Arts and Humanities Dataset

Megan Bushnell and Kaspar Beelen


LEAF-Writer: Demonstrating the free web-based semantic editor

James Cummings, Diane Jakacki, Susan Brown, Mihaela Ilovan and Luciano Frizzera


Historical languages in the Digital Era. Towards the creation of PrevNet, a new resource for Ancient Greek and Latin preverbs

Andrea Farina


Digital Humanities Climate Coalition Toolkit

Christopher Ohge, Lisa Otty, James Baker and Jo Lindsay Walton


Mapping Space and Words in Fictional Narrative: Patterns of ‘Money’ and ‘Love’ in Claude Mckay’s Romance in Marseille

Kai U Cheang


Literary Methods for All: CLS INFRA

Sarah Hoover


OS200: Digitally Remapping Ireland’s Ordnance Survey Heritage

Zenobie Garrett, Cat Porter, Keith Lilley, Niamh Nicghabhann, Aengus Finnegan, Mícheál Ó Mainnín, Paul Ell, Frances Kane and Rebecca Milligan

17:00 – 18:30

Plenary Roundtable (Aula Maxima)

  • Aoibhie McCarthy, artistic director at Sample Studios will be conducting the session and will speak to the work she has done at the Studios of Sanctuary Programme, which offers the opportunity to access training, mentorship, peer support and studio facilities to artists from asylum seeker, refugee and migrant backgrounds.
  • Valerie Byrne is the Cork City Council’s Public Arts Manager and has had a lead role at the Cork’s National Sculpture Factory. She will speak to her initiatives to make the Island City Public Art Programme available to visually impaired visitors.
  • Melissa Terras is professor of Digital Cultural Heritage at the University of Edinburgh and will contribute through her expertise working on the project Creative Informatics, which brings together the creative and tech sectors in Edinburgh with a strong focus on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Francesca Farmer is a research assistant at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum/University of Exeter and will talk about her work on the GLAM-E Lab implementing an open access policy at a small regional local authority run museum.

Wednesday 5 June 2024

09:00 – 09:30 Registration & Coffee
09:15 – 10:50 Session 3A (Aula Maxima)

Og(h)am from Ireland and the UK – Open Science and FAIR methods for early medieval epigraphic sources

Florian Thiery, Nora White, Megan Kasten and Anne-Karoline Distel

Session 3B (West Wing 6)

The Role of Data in Supporting Diversity and Inclusion in the Digital Creative Economy

Suzanne Black, Anna Orme, Nicola Osborne and Melissa Terras

Educational Curricula and Perceptions of Literary Quality

Aidan Byrne, Karina van Dalen-Oskam and Sebastian Groes

“Catapulted from the underground to the surface of discourse”: Machine learning and the discursive spaces of the Black diaspora in Romance in Marseille

Anouk Lang

Digital identities: re-collection and regeneration of new voices in Irish-Caribbean histories

Margaret Brehony

10:50 – 11:00


11:00 – 12:15

Session 4A: Pitches (Aula Maxima)

Harnessing Programming Historian’s CC-BY Licence to Empower Multilingual Reuse

Anisa Hawes, Charlotte Chevrie and Anna-Maria Sichani

Community development and mapping the needs of the RSE AH community

Anna-Maria Sichani, Stavros Angelis and David Kelly

Generating SPARQL Queries with AI: Improving the Accessibility of RDF Knowledgebases

Harriet Walker

DR-LIB: a Knowledge Centre to support the use of Digital Resources for the Languages of Ireland and Britain

Martin Wynne, Mo El-Haj, Dawn Knight, Paul Rayson and Mícheál J. Ó Meachair

A Human-Machine Integrated Approach to Digital Humanities Research

Shuang Xiao

Session 4B (West Wing 6)

Unveiling the Layers of Estonian Gulag Literature: A Digital Humanities Approach

Antonina Puchkovskaia and Ksenia Tereshchenko

Inclusion of Multilingual Historical Texts in Contemporary Research: A Tool for Multilingual Network Analysis

Golnaz Sarkar Farshi

Language Inclusivity in Digital Research and Practice

Naomi Wells, Pedro Nilsson-Fernàndez and Paul Spence

12:15 – 12:30

Coffee Break

12:30 – 13:45 Session 5A (Aula Maxima)

Governance Workshop

The Association’s Governance Working Group invites people to participate in a workshop-style feedback session about the Association’s approach to membership, elections, and structure. The Working Group will share their research and proposed models for the Association and there will be structured opportunities for attendees to provide comments, thoughts and feedback. 


Session 5B (West Wing 6)


Digital Humanities Climate Coalition Workshop Toolkit Development Sprint

James Baker and Lisa Otty

13:45 – 14:30


14:30 – 15:45

Session 6A (Aula Maxima)


Living diversity in interdisciplinary collaborative research in digital cultural heritage: lessons learned from the ‘Congruence Engine’ project

Anna-Maria Sichani, Nayomi Kasthuriarachchi, Alexandra Fitzpatrick, Julia Ankenbrand, Daniel Belteki, Natasha Kitcher and Kaspar Beelen


Session 6B (West Wing 6)


In The Room with AI: Using conversational media for more inclusive access to mental health interventions

Iman Naja, Siobhan Campbell, Francesca Benatti, Natalie Divin and Sarah Coward


A Roadmap for Embedding and Enhancing Digital Skills in the Arts and Humanities

Eamonn Bell, Erato Kartaki, Karina Rodriguez Echavarria and Zoetanya Sujon


Academic/Industry collaboration to grow student participation in DH

Chris Houghton and Becca Gillott

15:55 – 17:10

Session 7A (Aula Maxima)


Grassroots and ground up Open GLAM: Developing a regional campaign for open access

Francesca Farmer


Embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in GLAM structures with digital storytelling

Yaming Fu and Simon Mahony


Supporting the Sustainability of Legacy Research Collections

Beth Knazook


Session 7B (West Wing 6)


Visualisation of John Cage’s Solo for Piano

Chia-Ling Peng


Encountering digital collections: Understanding and developing innovative and inclusive interactions

Andy Corrigan


Inclusive design within medieval digital edition-making: Reimagining The Canterbury Tales for the university classroom

Sophie Whittle

17:15 – 17:30 Closing Remarks (Aula Maxima)
 18:00 – 20:00

Post-Conference Social Gathering

Join us at the Franciscan Well Brewery for drinks and pizza. Attendee’s first drink and pizza are included in their registration.

Franciscan Well Brewery, 14b North Mall, Sunday’s Well, Cork City, T23 RHW2