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We are relaunching the CESTA blog in summer 2022! Stay tuned for new posts from our community.

The following blog post is co-authored by Nika Mavrody, PhD Candidate in English and a 2020 Digital Humanities Graduate Fellow, and Regina Ta, a First Year Undergraduate Research Intern at CESTA. Their collaboration represents a new program at the…
By Nika Mavrody and Regina Ta
At CESTA’s core is paradigm-shifting research that applies technologies across the humanities and social sciences to enhance our understanding of the world. With the Digital Humanities minor’s recent feature in the Stanford Daily and the…
By Vincent Nicandro
Temple of Venus and Rome from the east. (FU.Roma.VEN.1) An international team including Stanford researchers at CESTA has dedicated the last year towards building a digital exhibit featuring Ernest Nash’s striking twentieth-century photographs of…
By Vincent Nicandro
The Global Medieval Sourcebook is a free, open access, and open source teaching and research tool. This summer, our research intern Irene Han is making major improvements to the GMS website using content-management framework Drupal. Her focus is on…
By Jonathan Morales
After presenting at SURPS, Jeongeun Park took some time to reflect on the way that her experience at CESTA shaped her research and personal development. We can't wait to work with more RAs like Jeongeun! In her own words: The Chinese Railroad…
By Jeongeun Park
This week, we wanted to take a deeper dive on the CESTA Summer RAs and the diverse demographics. Of the 30 undergraduate and co-term RAs currently on board, there are 19 humanities majors, 6 studying the sciences, 6 in engineering, and one…
By Huanvy Phan