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O'Sullivan, James; Murphy, Orla; Day, Shawn
breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
The Emergence of the Digital Humanities in Ireland
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Digital Humanities Ireland
Tracing the emergence of academic disciplines in a national context is a useful undertaking, as it goes beyond the definition of a field to an assessment of its evolution within a more specific cultural context. This is particularly the case in the Digital Humanities, where the infrastructural requirements are such that the development of the field is strongly connected to social and economic trends. This paper outlines the emergence of the Digital Humanities in Ireland, detailing the history and key milestones of the field’s development, while delineating those particularities that are culturally significant in contrast with the global picture.
University of Notre Dame
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