Reflections on the Community Engagement Working Group Internship

By Xander Cosgrave,
Intern from the MPhil in Digital Humanities and Society at Trinity College Dublin

So it’s time to talk about my internship with DARIAH and the Community Engagement Working Group. Firstly I need to explain DARIAH, it’s a European Research Infrastructure Consortium, or an ERIC that is focused on the support of research and learning in the digital humanities. The specific part I was working in is the Community Engagement branch, and the DARIAH Community Engagement working group internship was part of the programme for identifying research communities and their needs, one of the working principles of the working group, and was then of course tied into the professional development module for the M.Phil in Digital Humanities and Society that I study in TCD. Continue reading Reflections on the Community Engagement Working Group Internship

Defining Communities in Research

Community Engagement Working Group poster at the DARIAH Annual Event in Berlin, April 2017

The Community Engagement working group in VCC2 is charged with making meaningful connections with researchers in the AHSS disciplines in order to drive forward work within the wider VCC2 network.

In order to do this, of course, we must first identify and define the communities with whom we want to engage.  At the DARIAH Annual Event, held in Berlin last month, we launched our campaign to do just that. Continue reading Defining Communities in Research