— Ayushi Khemka

It should be a truth universally acknowledged that we all have mental health and as a result, we all can have some or the other issue with mental health at some point in our lives, just like our physical health (though binaries be damned). But is it…


For the month of July, the Special Interest Group Coordinators of DHARTI reflect on their experiences of editing the DHARTI digital publication for the first cycle. They share their aspiration, thoughts and suggest ways to move forward. Stay tuned till the end for an announcement and Call for Submissions.

Sritama


Milli Consortium celebrated the International Archives Week (IAW) between June 7 to 13, 2021, involving panel discussions, showcases, and workshops. The weeklong event presented over 25 sessions, involving more than 50 speakers of national and international repute. The June 12 panel, titled ‘Learn’, invited pedagogues, independent researchers, students, and professionals/…


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“I think the first time I really recognized the potency of communal discrimination in schools was while I was teaching in a private school in Delhi in 2017. A student(upper caste) had come crying to me saying that his best friend(a Muslim) had not only touched his tiffin with his…


During my PhD tenure in the Digital Humanities Studies Research Group at Indian Institute of Technology Indore in 2015, I looked for text mining on Indian English literature, but couldn’t find one. Even the DH scholars I met from different parts of India during various occasions expressed that their dearth…


From the Managing Editor’s Desk: As we publish this article in the May of 2021, India has seen a massive second wave of COVID cases. From the constant calls on social media for oxygen cylinders and beds to media coverage of people dying because of no oxygen, it is difficult…


-Riddhima Sharma

Ten hands raised up in the air with #METOO written on the palm
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In a deeply stratified society like India, accessing and engaging with digital media platforms affects and is affected by the hierarchies and inequities of caste, gender, sexuality, class, and disability. While we see these inequities, oppression and violence being reproduced and amplified online, these inequities have also been…


Khushboo Sahrawat

Screenshot from the home page of the project, Rural India in Changing Media Cultures

The stories from the rural parts of India receive minimal coverage in mainstream media. As per a recent study on ‘Rural Coverage in the Hindi and English Dailies,’ the author concluded that “only a minuscule proportion,” which is about 2%, make it to the newspaper’s total coverage on…


“Beyond Defaults: Multilingual DH meets Cultural Analytics” by Quinn Dombrowski

-Event Report by Subhanjali Saraswati

Poster of the event

A strong voice advocating for the change in the framework with Digital Humanities projects, Quinn Dombrowski begins that DH is not simply a pedagogical or an activist scholarship but a knowledge resource available to the…


-Prakruti Maniar

From the Managing Editor’s Desk: What does it mean for a digital platform aimed at cataloguing heritage architecture to be crowdsourced? What forms of infrastructure are entwined in this cataloguing process? DHARTI’s very own Prakruti Maniar chatted with Philip Earis, the site manager of Stepwell Atlas to think…

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