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Well over one hundred DH-related projects have taken place at the University of Cambridge in recent years or are currently being pursued. These can be clustered under principal research themes, and they can also be summarised according to Patrik Svensson's typology of a few mutually dependent and co-existing areas.

Current projects


Digital Afterlives

Ghost Fictions


Islamicate Manuscripts


Projects by Theme

Digital as Tool

where digital methods are scholarship

Arthur Schnitzler Digital;
Cambridge New Greek Lexicon Project;
Civilizations in Contact;
Darwin Correspondence Project;
Greek Bible in Byzantine Judaism
Online Chopin Variorum Edition;
Sanskrit Project
Semantics of Ancient Hebrew Database.

Digital as a Study Object

where humanities methods are used to analyse digital cultures and activities

Cambridge Companion to Music and Digital Culture;
Conspiracy and Democracy;
Digital Afterlives;
Digital Literature for Children;
Egypt's Contentious Media;
Technology and Democracy;
The Concept Lab

Digital as Expressive Medium

where digital methods and content create novel forms of scholarly communication and interaction

The Personal Histories Project;
Politics and Interactive Media in Africa (Africa's Voices);
The Museum as Interface

Additional projects

Digitally Mapping the Romanian Avant-gardes;
Ethics and Governance of Autonomous Systems and Machine Learning in the Digital Society;
Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic;
and others found on the University Library DH projects page