Abtract of the Keynote speech by Julianne Nyhan (University College London), opening speech of the conference “Digital Humanities Experiments #dhiha6” at the German Historical Institute in Paris, Thursday, June 11th 2015 at 6 p.m.
This symposium’s call for papers emphasises that while experimentation plays a central role in Digital Humanities it remains rather alien to the Humanities. This tension:
affects not only the individual researcher’s methodological standards, but also the communicational and infrastructural context in which he/she works, from the place taken by teamwork to grant requirements, including such a major aspect as the integration of failure into the research process. (http://dhdhi.hypotheses.org/2390)