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Aezel project aka ‘Limburg Time Machine’

Aezel project aka ‘Limburg Time Machine’

Last week at our Amsterdam Time Machine meet-up, Peer Boselie, city archivist in Sittard, presented AEZEL, a kind of ‘Limburg Time Machine’. Since 1989 the LGGI (Limburgs Genealogisch en Geschiedkundig Informatiecentrum) has been publishing and digitizing research and information on cultural heritage of the Southern Netherlands. Some […]

Workshop: Augmenting your data through Linked Open Data (CLARIAH)

Workshop: Augmenting your data through Linked Open Data (CLARIAH)

In the past, it was common to enrich your data, by adding other datasets to it. Usually by renaming, recoding and merging variables from the original datasets. The resulting dataset, as well as the efforts in combining the data, often remained with the researcher doing […]

Amsterdam Time Machine: HisGIS meets CLARIAH

Amsterdam Time Machine: HisGIS meets CLARIAH

The CLARIAH-board has awarded the Amsterdam Time Machine (ATM) project with a grant of € 251.000,- which will realize the geographical component of the project. Thanks to this grant the geo-infrastructure HisGIS of the Fryske Akademy will become available to ATM and the general CLARIAH-infrastructure. […]

Jan Vos: ‘analysing the identity of Amsterdam as a creative city’

Jan Vos: ‘analysing the identity of Amsterdam as a creative city’

For the last eightteen months we have been working on the second phase of the database ONSTAGE: eventually it will contain information of the repertoire of the City Theatre of Amsterdam since the new building at the Leidseplein in 1774 till now. By collecting information from advertisements, […]

Happy holidays and see you in 2018!

Happy holidays and see you in 2018!

Please save the dates for our 2018 Salon serie (3-5 PM in the eLab of Mediastudies). More information on topics and speakers will be available soon. Thursday 1 February Thursday 8 March Thursday 5 April Thursday 17 May Thursday 14 June Happy holidays and best wishes on […]

New Huygens ING/UvA-CREATE project ‘Virtual Interiors’ receives NWO Creative Industries funding

New Huygens ING/UvA-CREATE project ‘Virtual Interiors’ receives NWO Creative Industries funding

The Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has granted Smart Culture – Big Data / Digital Humanities funding of € 625.000 for the project Virtual Interiors as Interfaces for Big Historical Data Research: Spatially enhanced publications of the creative industries of the Dutch Golden Age, by prof. dr. Charles van […]

FILM DISTRIBUTION, EXHIBITION AND CONSUMPTION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

FILM DISTRIBUTION, EXHIBITION AND CONSUMPTION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

A Workshop on Data Collection and Analysis, Computational Methods and the Opportunities for Comparative Research. Organized by DICIS and IMS KU Leuven, Belgium, 15 and 16 May 2018 Within the specific time frame of the Second World War, this workshop invites researchers who examine the […]

Opera sans Frontières after Brexit?

Opera sans Frontières after Brexit?

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk Studying opera as a borderless art form has never been as relevant as it is now that the Brexit referendum of June 2016 is having its first direct effects on daily live in Britain. From early British history until the present […]

Digital Art History in Dublin

Digital Art History in Dublin

Johannes Vermeer is currently the most renowned Dutch genre painter. Yet he was only one of many artists who excelled in capturing everyday surroundings in exquisite detail. Even though these painters were active in different Dutch cities, their work bears strong similarities in style, subject […]

Amsterdam Time Machine in Nature News Feature

Amsterdam Time Machine in Nature News Feature

Nature, the international weekly journal of science, reported last month about the creation of time machines. Especially the Venice Time Machine; the ambitious project aims to digitize 1,000 years of Venetian history. Founder Frédéric Kaplan hopes that Venice is just a starting point. The Venice […]