The Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos in conjunction with the Institute for Digital Humanities, Historical & Cultural Information, University of Cologne, Germany will host the 2nd Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities (LSSDH-2018) from Friday, September 30 to Saturday, October 6, 2018.

The Summer School which is themed Humanities, Technology, Innovation: A Multidisciplinary Forum for the Exploration of Tools, Techniques and Theory in Digital Humanities is an International Summer Institute in Digital Cultures & Digital Scholarship. It will commence with plenary and parallel sessions on Friday, September 30, 2018 at Rooms A401 & A301 at the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos.

The Opening Ceremony, which will feature a Keynote Address, titled: The Human Sciences and New Technologies: Exploring Digital Tools for Innovation and Development will hold as follows:

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Venue: Tayo Aderinokun Memorial Lecture Theatre, UNILAG
Time:                         10:00 a.m.


Keynote Speaker: Professor Dan O’Donnell

University of Lethbridge, Canada

Chairman and Chief Host: Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS

Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos

Special Guest of Honour: His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA

Executive Governor of Lagos State

Special Guest: His Excellency, Dr. Stefan Traumann,

Consul-General, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Lagos Consulate


Guest of Honour: Mr. John Momoh

Chairman/CEO, Channels Television


Host: Professor Muyiwa Falaiye 

Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos


Co-Host –       Professor Hope Eghagha

Head, Department of English, University of Lagos