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24th March, 2022

Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference 2022 – Call for Papers, Panels, Workshops, Artworks and Performances


DRHA – the 26th Annual Conference for Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts, 4-7 September 2022 – will bring together artists, scholars, educators, curators, digital researchers, and entrepreneurs interested in the ways digital technology intersects with the arts and humanities. The 2022 conference theme is ‘Digital Sustainability’ in light of the immediate challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and the longer-term shadow of climate catastrophe.


The conference programme will include paper sessions, keynotes, panel discussions, performances, workshops, and a curated art exhibition. Therefore, we seek contributions in the form of papers, panels, performances, workshops or artworks that address the conference theme. Subjects addressed by the proposals may include:

  • Digital diversity and accessibility in the post-pandemic world
  • The rise of new digital inequalities and how to confront them
  • Digital fatigue and digital exhaustion
  • The Global North and Global South perspectives on digital sustainability
  • Collaboration and co-creation in digital and hybrid environments
  • The re-invention of online communities
  • Online open practices
  • Digital pedagogies for the arts and humanities
  • Digital ‘maker culture’
  • Exploring the intersections of the Covid-19 pandemic and climate catastrophe
  • Digital innovation as a tool of tackling climate crisis
  • Digital performance
  • The migration of cultural content online
  • The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on forms of cultural practice, particularly through the use of digital technologies
  • Digital intimacies and the broadcasting of domestic environments
  • New economic models for the creative industries
  • ‘All the world is a digital stage’: the agency of digital audiences, participants and contributors
  • Reviewing globalisation in the aftermath of Covid-19
  • Digital sustainability and decolonisation
  • Necessity as the mother of invention: digital new ‘everything’ (?)

Please submit an abstract of up to 500 words accompanied by a short biography of up to 150 words. For artworks and performances, please also submit images, videos, a budget, space requirements and installation plans if relevant.

Deadline: extended until Saturday, April 30th, 2022.

For further information please visit this page.

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