The Association for History and Computing (AHC) exists to encourage and maintain interest in the use of computers in all types of historical studies at all levels, in both teaching and research.

Recent Content

CfP: Beyond Mining: a Workshop on Doing Historical Research using Digital Data (Utrecht, the Netherlands, 14-15 Sept. 2015)

Utrecht University, 14-15 September 2015

Across Europe and worldwide, there has been much focus on digitizing historical collections and on developing digital tools to take advantage of those collections. What has been lacking, however, is a discussion of how the research results provided by such tools should be used as a part of historical research projects. Although many developers have solicited input from researchers, discussion between historians has been thus far limited.

The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe

In October and November 2014, H-Soz-Kult published a series of essays on "The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe." Contributions come from Sweden, Russia, Portugal, Greece, Russia, Germany, and the Netherlands.

The titles and authors are as follows:

Editorial: The Status Quo of Digital Humanities in Europe
by Torsten Kahlert and Claudia Prinz, Humboldt-University of Berlin

Archives Portal Europe as a tool for history studies

Archives Portal Europe (APE) is growing fast. You are now able to search and access 60 million descriptive units on the portal. It was launched in 2012, and now becomes one of the biggest archives repositories in Europe, holding archival descriptions (Finding Aids), name descriptions (persons, families and coorporate bodies), and information about archival institutions. The content is aggregated from our partner institutions, including national and regional archives across 31 European countries.