Letters 1916-23 is delighted to announce three job openings: two postdocs and one research assistant. This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant public engagement project as we enter a new phase of research.
Funding from the Irish Research Council is allowing the project to expand its scope through 1923, covering the Anglo-Irish War, Irish independence, and the Irish Civil War. It is also funding the construction of a new technical framework, from ingestion of new letters to publication to new modalities of text analysis and visualisation.
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The Letters of 1916 project was launched on 27 September 2013 at the Discover Research Dublin event and we’ve marked the project’s birthday ever since with an infographic to demonstrate how much the project has grown since 2013. (look back at Continue reading Happy 3rd Birthday to the Letters of 1916 project
Letters of 1916 project was launched on 27 September 2013 at the Discover Research Dublin event. If you missed it, click here to read more about that exciting event and see the video and photographs from the launch. In September 2014 we Continue reading Letters of 1916 project is 2 years old!
We would like your input! We invite you to help evaluate the forthcoming Letters of 1916 Digital Edition website that is to be launched November 2015. Currently, when you visit the letters1916.ie website, you reach a transcription desk, where you Continue reading Invite to participate in Letters of 1916 Usability Study
28th April 2015, 3:00-7:00pm An Foras Feasa, Iontas Building, Maynooth University The Letters of 1916 Project is looking for your help. We have 600 images of letters ready to go into our system so they are available for transcription, but Continue reading Letters of 1916 Upload Day
The Letters of 1916 project team is delighted to announce that we have just added our 1000th letter to the collection! To mark the addition of the 1000th letter, Dr. Brian Hughes has written this feature on the letter writer, Continue reading Letters of 1916 has just added the 1000th letter to the collection
Last week, the British Pathé news archive, comprising of over 85,000 videos, was uploaded to its YouTube channel. Among the many gems in the archive, there are some scenes of Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising: Continue reading Footage of the 1916 Rising from the British Pathé Archive now available on YouTube
**A Terrible Beauty/Áille An Uafáis will air for the very first time on tv this coming easter monday, april 21st 2014, on TG4 at 9.30pm.** A TERRIBLE BEAUTY… background to story. from Tile Films Ltd on Vimeo. Introduction from the 1916film.com website: Continue reading Film A TERRIBLE BEAUTY / ÁILLE AN UAFÁIS will air for the 1st time on 21 April 2014 on TG4
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from The European Association for the Digital Humanities (EADH). The EADH is an organisation which represents and actively supports Digital Humanities projects such as Letters of 1916. With Continue reading Letters 1916 Project awarded a grant from The European Association for the Digital Humanities (EADH)
We have just uploaded to the Transcription Desk the longest letter to date! Letter from John Dillon to Lady Elizabeth Mathew, 25 April – 1 May 1916 This letter is from Irish Parliamentary Party leader and MP John Dillon (1851-1927) Continue reading A 110 page letter to transcribe!