Indaba – from Zulu and Xhosa meaning ‘a matter for discussion’; can also refer to a gathering or meeting; used in mainstream South African English to mean ‘conference.’

  • 20 Apr 2022
    Yorùbá NLP and Machine Learning

    A discussion with Ife Adebara and David Ifeoluwa Adelani

  • 27 Dec 2021
    Biafran War Memories: A digital archive of first-hand accounts of the Nigerian Civil War

    Chika Oduah (Vice News, Dakar, Senegal) & Dr. Arthur Chigbo Anyaduba (University of Winnipeg, Canada)

  • 28 Sep 2021
    African Literature in the Digital Age

    Shola Adenekan (University of Amsterdam) in conversation with Grace A. Musila (University of Witwatersrand)

  • 29 Apr 2021
    Digitizing Onitsha Market Literature

    Onitsha market literary pamphlets, integral texts of African popular literature, refer to a body of stories, plays, didactic discourses, and other publications produced by local presses in 1960s Onitsha in Nigeria. This panel discussion is based on the digitization of the Onitsha pamphlets by libraries around the world and speaks specifically to the significance of the pamphlets as digital materials.

  • 10 Dec 2020
    Mapping Detention Centers

    This inaugural edition of the African DH Indabas features Kenyan digital archivist, Chao Tayiana who is joined by Sylvia Fernández and Maira Álvarez to discuss their projects on the digital mapping of detention camps.

  • 09 Apr 2020
    African DH Web Forum, Spring 2020

    What is the current state of DH in Africa, and Africa in DH? What should an African Digital Humanities look like? Should it replicate Euro-centric patterns of DH research or could there be alternative theoretical approaches that recognize the centrality of Africa’s cultural record. This web forum took place on April 9, 2020 with over 25+ participants and attendees from at least nine countries.