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Workshop: “Thinking like a database: Digitizing and analysing data in the Humanities”

Workshop: “Thinking like a database: Digitizing and analysing data in the Humanities”

Scholars in the humanities work with many different kinds of materials and sources. We risk being overwhelmed with the available amount of information, and our organizational computer skills rarely go beyond organizing files in a hierarchy of folders and sub-folders. Working within large amounts of […]

Open Invitation to the International EHRI Conference: Holocaust Studies and its Social Setting

Open Invitation to the International EHRI Conference: Holocaust Studies and its Social Setting

Date: Wednesday, 3 July 2019 Venue: Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Duration: 9.30 – 18.30 Go to Registration Holocaust Studies is a dynamic multidisciplinary research field that is dedicated to the Holocaust itself but also includes aspects of the post-Holocaust world such as memory, […]

Open Invitation to the EHRI Academic Conference: Holocaust Studies in the Digital Age

Open Invitation to the EHRI Academic Conference: Holocaust Studies in the Digital Age

Holocaust Studies in the Digital Age. What’s New? Date: Tuesday, 2 July 2019 Location: Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Duration: 9.30-18.00 Go to Registration Holocaust studies: academic and public Holocaust Studies is a dynamic multidisciplinary research field that is dedicated to the Holocaust […]

EARLY MODERN DIGITAL HUMANITIES. CALL FOR PAPERS, PANELS, and POSTERS

EARLY MODERN DIGITAL HUMANITIES. CALL FOR PAPERS, PANELS, and POSTERS

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, October 17-20, 2019 DEADLINE: APRIL 7, 2019    SCSC welcomes papers, panels, and poster presentations on any topic relevant to “Early Modern Digital Humanities.” Digital projects might include interpretive scholarly papers, discussions of electronic editions of sources, digital pedagogy, digital […]

Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

Unleashing big data of the past: Europe builds a ‘time machine’

Funding awarded for large-scale European research initiative The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of six proposals to develop a large-scale research initiative. The European Time Machine project will receive 1 million euros in funding to prepare a detailed roadmap of the initiative. […]

CREATE Salon: ‘Interfaces for reusing historical research data’

CREATE Salon: ‘Interfaces for reusing historical research data’

This CREATE salon follows up on its previous edition in February on citizen science, but focuses on a different aspect of public engagement with digital history: the reuse of historical datasets. Ideally, research data are neatly deposited for reuse before a project ends. And increasingly, […]

Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day

Recap ACHI and CUS Network Day

The network day, jointly sponsored by ACHI and CUS, between urban scholars based at the social sciences and humanities, was, to say the least, an energetic experience! After a convivial start around the lunch table we were treated with an exhilarating torrent of one-minute presentations […]

CREATE Salon ‘Involvement of citizens’

CREATE Salon ‘Involvement of citizens’

This month’s Salon will focus on the involvement of citizens in the transcription and interpretation of historical sources for purposes of access and research. Confirmed speakers (Angélique Janssens, Radboud University, Bert Spaan, bertspaan.nl and Kees Mandemakers IISG) will present examples of recent projects that involve […]

Virtual Interiors kick-off meeting 31 January

Virtual Interiors kick-off meeting 31 January

Please be invited to the kick-off meeting organized by the Virtual Interiors as Interfaces for Big Historical Data Research project. Join if you are interested to learn more about this NWO Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funded project on spatially enhanced publications of the creative […]

CREATE Salon: Text Mining (13 December)

CREATE Salon: Text Mining (13 December)

The upcoming CREATE Salon takes place on Thursday 13 December between 3:00-5:00pm, eLab Mediastudies (BG1 room 0,16) Turfdraagsterpad 9, 1012 XT Amsterdam. This month’s topic is text mining, with presentations by Lucas van der Deijl and Kaspar von Beelen. Lucas van der Deijl (UvA): Automatic text […]