Portfolio of DRHA conferences

2022 London, Kingston | 4 -7 Sept 2022 | Hosted by Kingston School of Arts, Kingston University
Conference Convenor: Professor Maria Chatzichristodoulou
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Elizabeth Price (Kingston), Dr Michael Nitsche (Georgia IT), Dr Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architecture), Prof. Joost Fontein (University of Johannesburg), Ioanna Rossi (Royal Borough Kingston)

2021 Berlin, Germany | 5 -7 Sept | Hosted by the Excellence Cluster “Matters of Activity: Image – Space – Material” at the Humboldt University Berlin and further supported by a partnership with the Excellence Cluster (EXC) 2020 “Temporal Communities – Doing Literature in a Global Perspective.
Theme: Digital Matters: Designing/Performing Agency for the Anthropocene.
Conference Convenor: Dr. Christian Stein, Dr. Ramona Mosse, Dr. Dr. Lindsey Drury
Keynote Speakers: Joanna Zylinska, Johannes Birringer, Claudia Mareis, Nashin Mahtani & Etienne Turpin, Nicholas Johnson

2020 Salford, Manchester | 6 -9 Sept | Digital Curation Lab at the University of Salford’s MediaCityUK campus.
Theme: Situating Digital Curation: Locating Creative Practice and Research between Digital Humanities and the Arts.
Conference Convenor: Dr Toni Sant |Dr Kirsty Fairclough
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2019 London | 8-10 Sept | Watermans Art Centre, and Royal Central School Speach & Drama
Theme: Radical Immersions: Navigating between virtual/physical environments and information bubbles
Conference Convenor: Dr Elena Papadaki and Dr Dani Ploeger
Keynote Speakers: Prof Matthew Fuller (Goldsmiths) |
Dr Maria Chatzichristodoulou (aka Maria X; (LSBU)

2018 Valetta, Malta |09-12 Sept | St James Cavalier Spazju Kreattiv
Theme: Creative Legacies: Collaborative Practices for Digital Cultural Heritage
Conference Convenor: Dr Toni Sant
Keynote Speakers: Prof Atau Tanaka | Prof Vince Briffa | Venu Tammabatula

2017 Plymouth | 10-13 Sept | Arts Institute – University of Plymouth |
Theme: Data Ache
Conference Convenor: Prof Roberta Mock
Keynote Speakers: Dr Jussi Parikka | Oreet Ashery | Dr Tim Davies | Prof Eduardo Miranda | Prof Jane Winters

2016 Brighton | 4-7 Sept | University of Brighton
Theme: Place, Ecology and the Digital
Conference Convenor: Alan Boldon
Keynote Speakers: Prof Gillian Youngs | Dr Roger F. Malina |

2015 Dublin, Ireland | 30 Aug – 2 Sept|Dublin City University
Theme: Digital World. Digital Responses
Conference Convenor: Dr Chris Pressler
Keynote Speakers: TBC

2014 London | 31 Aug – 3 Sept | University of Greenwich |
Theme: Communication Futures: Connecting interdisciplinary design practices in arts/culture, academia and the creative industries |
Conference Convenor and Programme Chair: Dr Anastasios Maragiannis
Keynote Speakers: Indy Saha (Google Creative Lab) | Prof Janis Jefferies (Goldsmiths) | Federico CasaLegno (MIT) | J. Paul Neeley & Daniel Foster-Smith (METAPHORICAL SEARCH ENGINE)

2013 Winchester | 21-23 July | University of Winchester
Theme: Reconceptualising Digital Creativity; Re-mapping Behaviour, Engagement and the way we Archive in the 21st Century
Conference Convenor: Dr Olu Taiwo
Keynote Speakers: Prof Janet H. Murray | Prof Johnny (Sue) Golding | Robert Pratten | Dr Hugh Denard

2011 Ningbo China | 4-7 Sept | University of Nottingham (China)
Theme: Connected Communities: global or local2local?
Conference Convenor: Judith Still (University of Nottingham) and Ghislaine Boddington (Middlesex University/ body>data>space) Andy White (Nottingham University, Ningbo, China)
Keynote Speakers: TBC

2010 London | 12-15 Sept | Brunel University
Theme: Sensual Technologies: Collaborative Practices of Interdisciplinarity’
Conference Convenor: Prof Susan Broadhurst
Keynote speakers: Thecla Schiphorst, Chris Pressler, Richard Coyne and Stelarc.

2009 Belfast | 7-9 Sept | Queen’s University Belfast
Theme: Dynamic Networks Of Knowledge And Practice: Contexts, Crises, Futures
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2008 Cambridge | 14 – 17 Sept | University of Cambridge
Theme: New Communities of Knowledge and Practice
Conference Convenor:
Keynote Speakers: Sher Doruff, | Alan Liu, | Sally Jane Norman

2007 Dartington, Falmouth | 9-12 Sept| Dartington College of Arts, UK
Theme: Doing Digital: Using Digital Resources In The Arts And Humanities
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1997 Oxford (The DRHA conference started here as DRH)