Lancaster Prize in Digital Humanities

Oliver Wikinson Announcement
Subject Fields
Digital Humanities, Humanities, Local History, World History / Studies

The Lancaster Prize in Digital Humanities is awarded for an outstanding undergraduate essay on any topic in a humanities discipline—such as history, archaeology, literature, theology, religious studies, anthropology and philosophy—that uses or critiques digital technology.

Offered by Lancaster University's Centre for Digital Humanities, the prize is open to current undergraduates at any UK or overseas university. The successful candidate will be awarded a prize of £250.

Possible themes may include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital archives and other online resources
  • Digital methods, their possibilities and limitations
  • Websites as resources for public history
  • Debates in digital literacy or digital humanities

Essays of 2,500 to 3,000 words (including footnotes), should be submitted to Dr Oliver Wilkinson, 16 June 2023, together with a brief covering letter, which must include the name of your university and title of your degree, signed by a member of your faculty confirming that you are a current undergraduate.

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Dr Oliver Wilkinson

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