Humanities in today's world

Marilyn Deegan is Emeritus Professor of Digital Humanities at King's College London and the former editor of LLC: the Journal of Digital Humanities.

She has 20 years experience in digital humanities, digital libraries, digital archiving, and is also a medievalist. Her recent publications include Text Editing, Print and the Digital World (edited volume, with Kathryn Sutherland), 2008. Ashgate Publishing; Transferred Illusions: Digital Technology and the Forms of Print (with Kathryn Sutherland), 2009. Ashgate Publishing; Being a Pilgrim: Art and Ritual on the Medieval Routes to Santiago (With Kathleen Ashley), September 2009. Lund Humphries.

At the Digital Humanities Network Event Professor Deegan discussed the role of the humanities in today's world and the interplay of the traditional humanities and digital humanities.