Digital Humanities Pathways Forum Recap- Wednesday 3 May 2017

eRSA hosted the Digital Humanities Pathways Forum on Wednesday 3 May 2017 at Flinders University on Victoria Square. The Forum demonstrated local and national eResearch tools and services available to researchers working across the humanities and social sciences.


  1. With over 50 attendees from across the humanities, social sciences and GLAM sectors, plus an entourage of 13 speakers and panelists, the forum quickly delved into deep discussions around the current digital collaboration trends, demonstrated the value of digital research and explored future possibilities for the Digital Humanities space in South Australia.
  2. First up in the program was Professor Mark Finnane, Griffith University talking about how the Prosecution Project was developed and how it operates today.
  3. Mark was followed by Sarah Nisbet, Marketing Manager at eRSA and Cultures and Communities Project Manager, discussed the Cultures & Community project and how it is working with the Prosecution Project to demonstrate the ability to establish a 360 data sharing API.
  4. Next up we got a crash course introduction into what's happening in Digital Humanities locally and nationally and how it’s evolving featuring:
    · Professor Simon Biggs, UniSA
    · Dr Tully Barnett, Flinders University
    · Jenny Fewster, AusStage
    · Associate Professor Mitchell Whitelaw, ANU