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The 1st International Conference of the Digital Humanities Association of Nigeria (ICDHAN-2019), which is a post-Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities 2021 event, is aimed at bridging the gap in digital humanities scholarship in Africa by providing scholars in the world and Africa with scholarly opportunities to discuss and interrogate different areas of DH scholarship as it touches the theme of the conference which is “Technology, Cultures, Politics and Social Re-Engineering: Reconfiguring the Human Sciences in the Age of Digital Revolution


Themes & Sub-themes

  • Human Sciences and Technology
  • Digital literacies and culture
  • African Cultures in the Age of Technology
  • Discourse, Communication and Smart Cities
  • Digitisation of Cultural Artifacts/Digital Archival
  • Digital Scholarship & Library Sciences
  • Knowledge-based Society and Human Sciences
  • Indigenous Languages & Digital Technology
  • Technology & Entrepreneurial Promotion
  • Digital Technology & Social Capital
  • Identity Creation on Online Platforms
  • Social Media & Nation Building
  • Social Media, Hate Speech and Fake News
  • Mediated Communication and Digital Cultures
  • Digital Democracy & Good Governance
  • Digital Literature and Media
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Digital Storytelling and African literature
  • Philosophical discourse, culture and digital technology
  • Computer-Assisted Literary Analysis (CALA) and cultural studies
  • Digital musicology and cultural re-engineering
  • Social media and COVID-19 discourse
  • Social advocacy and new media technologies
  • Other related areas of possible DH conversations.

Abstract Submission

ICDHAN2021 is a fully virtual conference, thus we encourage individual submission of full or short papers as well as group paper proposals. Here is the procedure to submit your abstracts/proposals:
1. Click this link:
2. ‘Login’ or ‘Create an account’ on EasyChair
3. Activate your account by checking your email and clicking the activation link
4. Complete the EasyChair registration form.
5. Now, Click this link to Log in to EasyChair for ICDHAN-2021:
6. Click on ‘enter as an author’. Now, you can input your abstract and upload your submissions.

Note: For Enquiries and Technical Issues click or email: or


Program Committee

  • Prof. Tunde Ope-Davies
  • Dr. Richard Oko Ajah
  • Dr. James Yeku
  • Dr. Ayodele James Akinola
  • Dr. Solomon Azumurana

Organizing committee

  • Dr. Richard Oko Ajah
  • Dr. Ayodele James Akinola
  • Dr Kofo Adedeji
  • Augustine Farinola
  • Modupe Roseline Agunbiade
  • Waliya Yohanna
  • Ayodeji Adedara
  • Felix Bayode Oke


All other questions about submissions should be emailed to or

No Participation Fee

Only participants interested in collecting certificate of attendance will pay 10, 000 Naira (25 US Dollars)

Digital Humanities Association in Nigeria